You are like the ideal high heel; stunning and stylish. Shy yet still sly, an answer to a star's wish.
The parallel to humanity’s redemption story in The Merchant of Venice is very similar; here is Antonio, a man who has it all: wealth, friends, a good life, and he is willing to put all of that on the line for his friend--a friend who owes him a debt already. The terms are unfair, for why should Antonio be the one whose flesh is removed if Bassanio is the one who owes the money?
Their laughter is contagious, they see beauty in the plain, Their lives are more than precious, in a drought they are rain