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Quotation by Shakespeare
Titania. What, wilt thou hear some music, my sweet love?
Bottom. I have a reasonable good ear in music. Let's have the tongs and the bones.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Titania and Bottom, in A Midsummer Night's Dream, act 4, sc. 1, l. 27-9.
Bottom's idea of music is to play on metal tongs and bone clappers.
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