"A city on ..." Quote of William Shakespeare

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

A city on whom plenty held full hand, For riches strewed herself even in her streets; Whose towers bore heads so high they kissed the clouds, And strangers ne'er beheld but wondered at.

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Cleon, in Pericles, act 1, sc. 4, l. 22-5. On the former prosperity of Tarsus, now afflicted by famine.