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Quotation by Shakespeare
This guest of summer,
The temple-haunting martlet, does approve,
By his loved mansionry, that the heaven's breath
Smells wooingly here.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Banquo, in Macbeth, act 1, sc. 6, l. 3-6.
"Martlet" means house-martin, that migrates in winter, and builds nests under the eaves of houses.
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