For I have sworn thee fair, and thought thee bright,
Who art as black as hell, as dark as night.

from William Shakespeare – Sonnet 147 on Rap Genius

Meaning

A common complaint against women at the time (and at all other times, really): “I thought you were pretty/nice/virginal, but actually you’re ugly/bitchy/slutty, and it’s a personal affront to me that you misrepresented yourself”

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