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Quotation by Shakespeare
What is love? 'Tis not hereafter, Present mirth hath present laughter. What's to come is still unsure. In delay there lies no plenty, Then come kiss me, sweet and twenty. Youth's a stuff will not endure.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Feste, in Twelfth Night, act 2, sc. 3, l. 47-52.
This stanza touches on the brevity of life and traditional "ubi sunt" ("where are they?") theme (as in "where have all the flowers gone?").
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