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Quotation by Shakespeare
When I have plucked the rose,
I cannot give it vital growth again,
It needs must wither. I'll smell it on the tree.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Othello, in Othello, act 5, sc. 2, l. 13-5.
Desdemona is the rose he is about to pluck, or kill.
Surprise me with a
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