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Sweet are the uses of adversity,
Which like the toad, ugly and venomous,
Wears yet a precious jewel in his head...

      — As You Like It, Act II Scene 1

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KEYWORD: poison

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Merry Wives of Windsor
[I, 3]

Nym

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My humour shall not cool: I will incense Page to
deal with poison; I will possess him with
yellowness, for the revolt of mine is dangerous:
that is my true humour.

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