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Search phrase: quintessence

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As You Like ItAYL III.ii.135The quintessence of every spriteThe quintessence of euerie sprite,
HamletHam II.ii.308to me what is this quintessence of dust? Man delightsto me, what is this Quintessence of Dust? Man delights

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quintessencepurest form, most perfect manifestation

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QUINTESSENCEBASICquintessence n

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