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Quotation by Shakespeare
So doth the swan her downy cygnets save,
Keeping them prisoner underneath her wings.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Suffolk, in Henry VI, Part 1, act 5, sc. 3, l. 56-7.
Showing his affection for Margaret of France, taken prisoner by the English, and placed in his care.
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