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Quotation by Shakespeare
O, pardon me, thou bleeding piece of earth,
That I am meek and gentle with these butchers!
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Antony, in Julius Caesar, act 3, sc. 1, l. 254-5.
Looking at the dead body of Caesar, now earth; compare Genesis 3:19, "Dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return."
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