Quotation by Shakespeare

He does smile his face into more lines than is in the new map with the augmentation of the Indies.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Maria, in Twelfth Night, act 3, sc. 2, l. 78-80.

On Malvolio, referring to the mew Mercator map of 1600, showing the East Indies in full.
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