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Quotation by Shakespeare
Do you but mark how this becomes the house!
"Dear daughter, I confess that I am old;
Age is unnecessary. On my knees I beg
That you'll vouchsafe me raiment, bed, and food."
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Lear, in King Lear, act 2, sc. 4, l. 153-6.
Scorning the idea of begging his daughter's forgiveness; "becomes the house" means befits the decorum of the royal house.
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