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Quotation by Shakespeare
I cannot tell what the dickens his name is.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Mrs. Page, in The Merry Wives of Windsor, act 3, sc. 2, l. 19-20.
"Dickens" is a euphemism for the devil; she speaks of Robin, Falstaff's page.
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