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Quotation by Shakespeare
Care keeps his watch in every old man's eye,
And where care lodges, sleep will never lie;
But where unbruisèd youth with unstuffed brain
Doth couch his limbs, there golden sleep doth reign.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Friar Lawrence, in Romeo and Juliet, act 2, sc. 3, l. 35-8.
The old Friar is interrupted early in the morning by Romeo.
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