Unripe fruit, tree

Hamlet [3.2.184-189]. Player King. “I do believe you think what now you speak,/ But what we do determine oft we break./ Purpose is but the slave to memory,/ Of violent birth, but poor validity,/ Which now, like fruit unripe, sticks on the tree,/ But fall unshaken when they mellow be.”

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