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Quotation by Shakespeare
Tut, man, one fire burns out another's burning,
One pain is lessened by another's anguish.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Benvolio, in Romeo and Juliet, act 1, sc. 2, l. 45-8.
On Romeo's unrequited love for Rosaline; varying the proverb, "one fire drives out another."
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