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Quotation by Shakespeare
One touch of nature makes the whole world kin, That all, with one consent, praise new-born gauds. And give to dust that is a little gilt More laud than gilt o'er dusted; The present eye praises the present object.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Ulysses, in Troilus and Cressida, act 3, sc. 3, l. 175-180.
"Laud" = praise; appealing to constant changes in fashion in an effort to persuade Achilles to return to the battlefield.
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