"And Pity like ..." Quote of William Shakespeare

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

And Pity, like a naked newborn babe Striding the blast, or heaven's cherubin, horsed Upon the sightless couriers of the air, Shall blow the horrid deed in every eye, That tears shall drown the wind. I have no spur To prick the sides of my intent, but only Vaulting ambition, which o'erleaps itself And falls on th' other—

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British poet. Macbeth (I, vii). . . The Unabridged William Shakespeare, William George Clark and William Aldis Wright, eds. (1989) Running Press.