William Shakespeare quote about love from Twelfth Night (1623) - If music be the food of love, play on;
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Quotes by William Shakespeare · Quotes from Twelfth Night · Quotes about love · Quotes about food · Quotes about music

If music be the food of love, play on;

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1623
Language
English
Reference
Twelfth Night, or What You Will, Act I, Scene 1
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Written between 1601 and 1602 Duke Orsino line
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Meaning and analysis

Kwize Master This sentence spoken by Duke Orsino is the very first line of the play. The Duke complains about his unhappy romance, and asks that music be played, because according to him music exalts love. He even hopes that his feelings will grow to a point where disgust will extinguish his love.
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