Date and pear

All’s Well That End’s Well, [1.1.159-164]. “Your date is better in your pie and your porridge than in your cheek; and your virginity, your old virginity, is like one of our French wither’d pears, it looks ill, it eats drily, Marry, tis a wither’d pear; it was formerly better; marry, yet tis a wither’d pear. Will you anything with it?”

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