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Quotation by William Shakespeare:

The death of each day's life, sore labor's bath,/
Balm of hurt minds, great nature's second course,/
Chief nourisher in life's feast./

William Shakespeare     (more by this author)

1564-1616 (Age at death: 52 approx.)

He was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's preeminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon". His surviving works, including some collaborations, consist of 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and several other poems. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.

Country: England

Type: Poetry
Context: Other
Context Details: The play Macbeth: the first line is, "Sleep that knits up the ravell'd sleeve of care."     Permalink


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