Quotation by Shakespeare

Claudio. The old ornament of his cheek hath already stuffed tennis-balls.
Leonato. Indeed, he looks younger than he did, by the loss of a beard.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Claudio and Leonato, in Much Ado About Nothing, act 3, sc. 2, l. 46-9.

Benedick appears clean-shaven for the sake of Beatrice, who said she could not stand a bearded man.
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