Hath Britain all the sun that shines? day? night?
Are they not but Britain? I' th' world's volume
Our Britain seems as of it, but not in't;
In a great pool a swan's nest. Prithee think
There's livers out of Britain.
(Shakespeare, Cymbeline, III.4.138)
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