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Quotation by Shakespeare
Ere I could
Give him that parting kiss which I had set
Betwixt two charming words, comes in my father,
And like the tyrannous breathing of the north
Shakes all our buds from growing.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Imogen, in Cymbeline, act 1, sc. 3, l. 33-7.
Recalling her parting from Posthumus, her husband, who is banished; "charming words" means words which may protect him from evil; "north" means north wind.
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