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Quotation by Shakespeare
Signior Antonio, many a time and oft
In the Rialto you have rated me
About my moneys and my usances.
Still have I borne it with a patient shrug
(For sufferance is the badge of all our tribe).
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Shylock, in The Merchant of Venice, act 1, sc. 3, l. 106-10.
"Rated" means berated; "usances" means usury.
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