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William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Lear, in King Lear, act 2, sc. 2, l. 451 (1623).
Lear, "as full of grief as age," responds to the treachery of the "unnatural hags" (his daughters, Goneril and Regan): "let not women's weapons, water-drops,/Stain my man's cheeks."
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