Sweet Are The Uses Of Adversity, Which Like The Toad, Ugly And Venomous, Wears Yet A Precious Jewel In His Head

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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;
And this our life, exempt from public haunt,
Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks,
Sermons in stones, and good in every thing.
-- William Shakespeare (1564-1616), As You Like It
-- Act ii, Sc. 1