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Quotation by Shakespeare
Mislike me not for my complexion,
The shadowed livery of the burnished sun,
To whom I am a neighbor and near bred.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Prince of Morocco, in The Merchant of Venice, act 2, sc. 1, l. 1-3.
Asking Portia to be color-blind as he is black.
Surprise me with a
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