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Quotation by Shakespeare
O, mickle is the powerful grace that lies
In plants, herbs, stones, and their true qualities;
For nought so vile that on the earth doth live
But to the earth some special good doth give.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Friar Lawrence, in Romeo and Juliet, act 2, sc. 3, l. 15-18.
Celebrating the great ("mickle") goodness (as given by divine grace) in natural plants and objects.
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