Quotation by Shakespeare

You, that have so fair parts of woman on you,
Have too a woman's heart, which ever yet
Affected eminence, wealth, sovereignty;
Which, to say sooth, are blessings.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Old Lady, in Henry VIII, act 2, sc. 3, l. 27-30.

To Anne Bullen, who has said she does not want to be queen; "affected" = desired.
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