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Quotation by Shakespeare
Old fools are babes again, and must be used
With checks as flatteries.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Goneril, in King Lear, act 1, sc. 3, l. 19-20.
Speaking about her father, King Lear, and varying the proverb "an old man is twice a child"; "checks" or rebukes are the flattery they require.
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