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Quotation by Shakespeare
Sir Toby Belch. Dost thou think because thou art virtuous there shall be no more cakes and ale?
Feste. Yes, by Saint Anne, and ginger shall be hot i'the mouth, too.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Sir Toby Belch and Feste, in Twelfth Night, act 2, sc. 3, l. 114-8.
Referring to Malvolio's puritanical streak; cakes and ale were associated with church feasts, the ale often spiced with ginger.
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