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Quotation by Shakespeare
Time, force, and death
Do to this body what extremes you can,
But the strong base and building of my love
Is as the very centre of the earth,
Drawing all things to it.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Cressida, in Troilus and Cressida, act 4, sc. 2, l. 101-5.
On learning that she must leave Troilus and go to the Greek camp; the centre of the earth was thought to act as a powerful magnet.
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