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Riehlife Poem of the Day: from Shakespeare’s “Merchant of Venice” (act 4, scene 1)

The Merchant of Venice (excerpt) Act 4, Scene 1 by William Shakespeare Portia: The quality of mercy is not strain’d, It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven Upon the place beneath: it is twice blest; It blesseth him that gives and him that takes: ‘Tis mightiest in the mightiest: it becomes The throned monarch […]