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Quotation by Shakespeare
At my nativity
The front of heaven was full of fiery shapes
Of burning cressets, and at my birth
The frame and huge foundation of the earth
Shaked like a coward.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Glendower, in Henry IV, Part 1, act 3, sc. 1, l. 13-7.
Events which he says foretold that he would be remarkable; "front" means forehead; "cressets" means fires in metal baskets on poles.
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