Shakespeare, likely the most notable quotable.
This is from the book:
`Have A Nice Day - No problem, Dictionary of Clichés' by Christine Ammer (1992) and regarded as cliche.
A poor thing but mine own.
- William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
Adaptation from `As You Like It'
from Shakespeare's "As You Like It"
TOUCHSTONE God 'ild you, sir; I desire you of the like. I
press in here, sir, amongst the rest of the country
copulatives, to swear and to forswear: according as
marriage binds and blood breaks: a poor virgin,
sir, an ill-favoured thing, sir, but mine own; a poor
humour of mine, sir, to take that that no man else
will: rich honesty dwells like a miser, sir, in a
poor house; as your pearl in your foul oyster.
sir, an ill-favoured thing, sir, but mine own; a poor humour of mine...
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