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Quotation by Shakespeare
Youth no less becomes
The light and careless livery that it wears
Than settled age his sables and his weeds,
Importing health and graveness.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Claudius, in Hamlet, act 4, sc. 7, l. 78-81.
"Sables" means dark robes trimmed with sable fur; "weeds" means appropriate clothes.
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