Quotation by Shakespeare

The strawberry grows underneath the nettle,
And wholesome berries thrive and ripen best
Neighbored by fruit of baser quality.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Bishop of Ely, in Henry V, act 1, sc. 1, l. 60-2.

Prince Hal was the strawberry growing under the shade of base companions like Falstaff.
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