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Quotation by Shakespeare
When my outward action doth demonstrate
The native act and figure of my heart
In compliment extern, 'tis not long after
But I will wear my heart upon my sleeve
For daws to peck at: I am not what I am.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Iago, in Othello, act 1, sc. 1, l. 61-5.
Boasting of concealing his true feelings; "compliment extern" means external show or behavior to others; "daws" means jackdaws, i.e., fools.
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