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Quotation by Shakespeare
Boy, however we do praise ourselves,
Our fancies are more giddy and unfirm,
More longing, wavering, sooner lost and worn,
Than women's are.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Orsino, in Twelfth Night, act 2, sc. 4, l. 32-5.
Speaking to Cesario (Viola in disguise) of men's loves ("fancies") as soon exhausted ("worn").
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