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Quotation by Shakespeare
Come unto these yellow sands,
And then take hands.
Curtsied when you have and kissed
The wild waves whist,
Foot it featly here and there;
And, sweet sprites, the burden bear.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Ariel, in The Tempest, act 1, sc. 2, l. 375-80.
Summoning spirits to calm the waves into silence ("kissed/The wild waves whist"), dance, and sing the refrain ("the burden bear").
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