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Quotation by Shakespeare
Graves at my command
Have waked their sleepers, oped, and let 'em forth
By my so potent art. But this rough magic
I here abjure.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Prospero, in The Tempest, act 5, sc. 1, l. 48-51.
Renouncing his magical powers; "oped" means opened.
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