"Come now what ..." Quote of William Shakespeare

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Come now, what masques, what dances shall we have To wear away this long age of three hours Between our after-supper and bedtime?

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Theseus, in A Midsummer Night's Dream, act 5, sc. 1, l. 32-4. "Masques" were courtly entertainments based on the idea of masked dancers.