William Shakespeare quote about darkness from The Merchant of Venice (1600) - How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.
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How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.

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Date
1600
Language
English
Reference
The Merchant of Venice, Act V, Scene 1
Note
Portia line Written between 1596 and 1599
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Meaning and analysis

Kwize Master Portia notices the flame of a candle that shines from far away in the darkness and explains to her lady-in-waiting that the brightness of this little light is as visible as the one that a good deed does in an evil world.
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William Shakespeare quote about darkness from The Merchant of Venice (1600) - How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.
William Shakespeare quote about darkness from The Merchant of Venice (1600) - How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.