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Quotation by Shakespeare
O these encounterers, so glib of tongue, That give a coasting welcome ere it comes, And wide unclasp the tables of their thoughts To every ticklish reader! Set them down For sluttish spoils of opportunity And daughters of the game.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Ulysses, in Troilus and Cressida, act 4, sc. 5, l. 58-63.
His scornful assessment of Cressida, as she arrives in the Grecian camp; "ticklish" = lustful.
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