Quotation by Shakespeare

Hath homely age th' alluring beauty took
From my poor cheek? Then he hath wasted it.
Are my discourses dull? Barren my wit?
If voluble and sharp discourse be marred,
Unkindness blunts it more than marble hard.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Adriana, in The Comedy of Errors, act 2, sc. 1, l. 89-93.

On her absent husband; "wasted" means squandered and laid waste to.
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