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Quotation by Shakespeare
With a defeated joy,
With an auspicious, and a dropping eye,
With mirth in funeral, and with dirge in marriage,
In equal scale weighing delight and dole.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Claudius, in Hamlet, act 1, sc. 2, l. 10-3.
Describing his state of mind in marrying his brother's widow so soon after his brother's death; "dole" means grief.
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