The Tempest, [2.1.149-157]. “I’ th’ commonwealth I would by contraries/ Execute all things; for no kind of traffic/ Would I admit; no name of magistrate;/ Letters should not be known; riches, poverty,/ And use of service, none; contract, succession,/ Bourn, bound of land, tilth, vineyard, none;/ No use of metal, corn, or wine, or oil; No occupation; all men idle, all,/ And women too, but innocent and pure.”


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