Quotation by Shakespeare

This is the prettiest low-born lass that ever
Ran on the green-sward: nothing she does or seems
But smacks of something greater than herself,
Too noble for this place.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Polixenes, in The Winter's Tale, act 4, sc. 4, l. 156-9.

Speaking of Perdita; he doesn't yet know that she is a princess.
Surprise me with a
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