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Quotation by King Charles II
Let not poor Nelly starve.
King Charles II (1630–1685), British King of Great Britain and Ireland. quoted in The History of My Own Time, vol. 1, bk. 3, Gilbert Burnet (1724).
Said on his deathbed, referring to his mistress, Nell Gwynne.
Surprise me with a
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