"Alonzo What all ..." Quote of William Shakespeare

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Alonzo. What, all so soon asleep! I wish mine eyes Would, with themselves, shut up my thoughts. I find They are inclined to do so. Sebastian. Please you, sir, Do not omit the heavy offer of it. It seldom visits sorrow; when it doth, It is a comforter.

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Alonzo and Sebastian, in The Tempest, act 2, sc. 1, l. 191-6. Ariel's music has made them drowsy.