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    There’s not a shirt and a half in all my company, and the half
    shirt is two napkins tacked together and thrown over the
    shoulders like a herald’s coat without sleeves.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    Society has quite forsaken all her wicked courses,
    Which empties our police courts, and abolishes divorces.
    —Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)

    In a democracy dissent is an act if faith. Like medicine, the test of its value is not in its taste, but its effects.
    —J. William Fulbright (1905–19)