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William Shakespeare, Henry V Quotes: His jest shall savour but a shallow wit, when thousands more weep than did laugh it.
         

His jest shall savour but a shallow wit, when thousands more weep than did laugh it.


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His jest shall savour but a shallow wit, when thousands more weep than did laugh it.
         



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