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Quotation by Shakespeare
Falstaff. What wind blew you hither, Pistol?
Pistol. Not the ill wind which blows no man to good.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Falstaff and Pistol, in Henry IV, Part 2, act 5, sc. 3, l. 85-6.
Pistol brings news that Prince Henry is now King, bending the proverb, "it's an ill wind that blows no man good."
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