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Quotation by Shakespeare
Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world
Like a colossus, and we petty men
Walk under his huge legs and peep about
To find ourselves dishonorable graves.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Cassius, in Julius Caesar, act 1, sc. 2, l. 135-8.
Referring to Caesar; the colossus was a gigantic figure of the sun-god Apollo that stood astride the entrance to the harbor at Rhodes.
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