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Quotation by Shakespeare
In my school-days, when I had lost one shaft,
I shot his fellow of the self-same flight
The self-same way with more advised watch
To find the other forth, and by adventuring both
I oft found both.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Bassanio, in The Merchant of Venice, act 1, sc. 1, l. 140-4.
The image is from archery; "advised watch" means careful estimation; "forth" means out.
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