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Quotation by Shakespeare
They say this town is full of cozenage: As nimble jugglers that deceive the eye, Dark-working sorcerers that change the mind, Soul-killing witches that deform the body, Disguised cheaters, prating mountebanks, And many such-like liberties of sin.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Antipholus of Syracuse, in The Comedy of Errors, act 1, sc. 2, l. 97-102.
The reputation of Ephesus, where Antipholus has just arrived; mountebanks were quack doctors or charlatans.
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