Quotation by Shakespeare

If he say so, may his pernicious soul
Rot half a grain a day! He lies to the heart.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Emilia, in Othello, act 5, sc. 2, l. 155-6.

She wants Iago to rot slowly; a "grain" is the smallest measurement of weight.
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