Quotation by Shakespeare

O, when she is angry she is keen and shrewd;
She was a vixen when she went to school,
And though she be but little, she is fierce.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Helena, in A Midsummer Night's Dream, act 3, sc. 2, l. 323-5.

On Hermia; "keen and shrewd" meanscaustic and malicious.
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