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Quotation by Shakespeare
Time hath, my lord, a wallet at his back, Wherein he puts alms for oblivion, A great-sized monster of ingratitudes: Those scraps are good deeds past, which are devoured As fast as they are made, forgot as soon As done.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Ulysses, in Troilus and Cressida, act 3, sc. 3, l. 145-50.
Trying to persuade the idle Achilles to fight again for the Greeks; Time was often personified as an old man.
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