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Quotation by Shakespeare
Rosalind. His very hair is of the dissembling color
Celia. An excellent color. Your chestnut was ever the
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Rosalind and Celia, in As You Like It, act 3, sc. 4, l. 10-2.
Rosalind disparages Orlando (tawny or chestnut was said to be the color of Judas's hair), in order to hear Celia praise him.
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