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Quotation by Shakespeare
Ignominy in ransom and free pardon
Are of two houses; lawful mercy
Is nothing kin to foul redemption.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Isabella, in Measure for Measure, act 2, sc. 4, l. 112-4.
Rejecting Angelo's offer of freedom for her brother at a price (Isabella's chastity).
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