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Quotation by Shakespeare
Women may fall when there's no strength in men.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Friar Lawrence, in Romeo and Juliet, act 2, sc. 3, l. 80.
to Romeo, alluding to St. Paul's conception of the wife as the "weaker vessel" to be honored and protected by her husband (1 Peter 3:7).
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