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time of youth and inexperience
Origin of salad daysfrom Cleopatra's “My salad days, / When I was green in judgment”: in Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra, I, v (1601)
A time of youth, innocence, and inexperience: “my salad days, / When I was green in judgment, cold in blood” ( Shakespeare )
Origin of salad daysCoined by William Shakespeare
Coined by William Shakespeare, in Anthony and Cleopatra, act 1, sc. 5:
- My salad days, when I was green in judgment.