"And I did ..." Quote of William Shakespeare

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

And I did laugh sans intermission An hour by his dial. O noble fool, A worthy fool—motley's the only wear.

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Jaques, in As You Like It, act 2, sc. 7, l. 32-4 (1623). Motley garments were the traditional dress of professional jesters, probably quartered in primary colors, or else woven from different colored threads.