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Quotation by Shakespeare
Touchstone. Art rich?
William. Faith, sir, so, so.
Touchstone. "So, so" is good, very good, very excellent
good; and yet it is not, it is but so, so.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Touchstone and William, in As You Like It, act 5, sc. 1, l. 25-8.
Touchstone is mocking the country bumpkin William, who says he is pretty rich, by changing the meaning of "so, so."
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