Quotation by Shakespeare

What's a joint of mutton or two in a whole Lent?
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Mistress Quickly, in Henry IV, Part 2, act 2, sc. 4, l. 346-7.

No meat was supposed to be eaten in the whole six weeks of Lent before Easter.
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