Quotation by Shakespeare

His poor self,
A dedicated beggar to the air,
With his disease of all-shunned poverty,
Walks, like contempt, alone.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. 2nd Servant, in Timon of Athens, act 4, sc. 2, l. 12-15.

On the state of the once-rich Timon.
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