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Quotation by Shakespeare
Our purses shall be proud, our garments poor,
For 'tis the mind that makes the body rich,
And as the sun breaks through the darkest clouds,
So honor peereth in the meanest habit.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Petruchio, in The Taming of the Shrew, act 4, sc. 3, l. 171-4.
Proposing to take his wife, Katherine, to her father's house in poor clothes; "peereth in" = shows through.
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