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Quotation by Shakespeare
Thy fair virtue's force perforce doth move me
On the first view to say, to swear, I love thee.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Titania, in A Midsummer Night's Dream, act 3, sc. 1, l. 140-1.
To Bottom, transformed by Oberon's magic into an ass; "fair virtue's force" means power of your unblemished excellence.
Surprise me with a
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