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Quotation by Shakespeare
The spring, the summer,
The childing autumn, angry winter change
Their wonted liveries, and the mazèd world
By their increase now knows not which is which.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Titania, in A Midsummer Night's Dream, act 2, sc. 1, l. 111-4.
On the confusion brought about by her quarrel with Oberon; "childing" means fruitful; "mazèd" means bewildered.
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