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Quotation by Shakespeare
O love, be moderate, allay thy ecstasy,
In measure rain thy joy, scant this excess!
I feel too much thy blessing; make it less,
For fear I surfeit.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Portia, in The Merchant of Venice, act 3, sc. 2, l. 111-4.
Overjoyed on seeing Bassanio choose the right casket to win her; "scant" means moderate.
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