"A terrible childbed ..." Quote of William Shakespeare

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

A terrible childbed hast thou had, my dear; No light, no fire: th' unfriendly elements Forgot thee utterly.

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Pericles, in Pericles, act 3, sc. 1, l. 56-8. He supposes Thaisa is dead, after giving birth to his daughter in a storm at sea.