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Quotation by Shakespeare
If I had a thousand sons, the first humane principle I would
teach them should be, to forswear thin potations and to addict
themselves to sack.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Falstaff, in Henry IV, Part 2, act 4, sc. 3, l. 122-5.
"Sack," from the Spanish "seco" or French "sec" means dry, was a term for sherry.
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