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Quotation by Shakespeare
Don Pedro. To be merry best becomes you; for, out o' question, you were born in a merry hour.
Beatrice. No, sure, my lord, my mother cried; but then there was a star danced, and under than was I born.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Don Pedro and Beatrice, in Much Ado About Nothing, act 2, sc. 1, l. 331-5.
The stars were thought to influence temperament.
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