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There's daggers in men's smiles.
 William ShakespeareMacbeth (1623). copy citation

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1623
Language
English
Reference
The Tragedy of Macbeth, Act II, Scene 3
Note
Written between 1599 and 1606
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Meaning and analysis

Kwize Master This sentence is spoken by Donalbain as he discusses with his brother Malcolm about the discovery of the murder of their father, King Duncan. In this unclear situation, he assumes that the assassination is the work of hidden enemies, who conceal weapons behind their smiles to betray them better.
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