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Quotation by Shakespeare
What's past and what's to come is strewed with husks And formless ruin of oblivion; But in this extant moment, faith and truth, Strained purely from all hollow bias-drawing, Bids thee, with most divine integrity, From heart of very heart, great Hector, welcome!
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Agamemnon, in Troilus and Cressida, act 4, sc. 5, l. 166-71.
Greeting Hector with pleasure in a moment of truce, free from all insincerity or deviation from truth ("hollow bias-drawing").
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