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Quotation by Shakespeare
Duller shouldst thou be than the fat weed
That roots itself in ease on Lethe wharf,
Wouldst thou not stir in this.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Ghost, in Hamlet, act 1, sc. 5, l. 32-4.
Urging Hamlet to revenge his murder; "Lethe" means the underworld river of forgetfulness.
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