"As easy mayst ..." Quote of William Shakespeare

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

As easy mayst thou fall A drop of water in the breaking gulf, And take unmingled thence that drop again, Without addition or diminishing, As take from me thyself and not me too.

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Adriana, in The Comedy of Errors, act 2, sc. 2, l. 125-9. An image of unity in marriage; "fall" means let fall.