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Quotation by Shakespeare
When wilt thou leave fighting o' days and foining o' nights, and begin to patch up thine old body for heaven?
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Doll Tearsheet, in Henry IV, Part 2, act 2, sc. 4, l. 231-3.
To Falstaff, who has just driven Ancient Pistol out of doors; "foining" means fornicating.
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