"Faith I have ..." Quote of William Shakespeare

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Faith, I have been a truant in the law, And never yet could frame my will to it, And therefore frame the law unto my will.

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Suffolk, in Henry VI, Part 1, act 2, sc. 4, l. 7-9. Having neglected study of the law ("been a truant"), he makes his own, since he cannot adapt or bend ("frame") his will to it.
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