Quotation by Shakespeare

If the quick fire of youth light not your mind,
You are no maiden, but a monument.
When you are dead, you should be such a one
As you are now; for you are cold and stern.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Bertram, in All's Well That Ends Well, act 4, sc. 2, l. 5-9.

Bertram, married to Helena, attempts to seduce the chast e Diana.
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