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Quotation by Shakespeare
Sleep shall neither night nor day Hang upon his penthouse lid; He shall live a man forbid; Weary sev'n-nights, nine times nine, Shall he dwindle, peak and pine; Though his bark cannot be lost, Yet it shall be tempest-tossed.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. 1st Witch, in Macbeth, act 1, sc. 3, l. 19-25.
Putting a curse on a ship's captain; "penthouse lid" means eyelid, that slopes like a penthouse roof; "forbid" means accursed; "peak and pine" means waste away.
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