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Quotation by Shakespeare
The sweetest honey
Is loathsome in his own deliciousness,
And in the taste confounds the appetite.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Friar Lawrence, in Romeo and Juliet, act 2, sc. 6, l. 11-3.
Varying the proverb, "too much honey cloys the stomach," and hinting at the idea of love turning into hate.
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