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Type: Dramatist
Nationality: English
Date of Birth: 26/04/1564
Date of Death: 23/04/1616


 

William Shakespeare Quotes > The very substance of the...

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The very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream.
William Shakespeare

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