Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Falstaff. What wind blew you hither, Pistol?
Pistol. Not the ill wind which blows no man to good.
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Falstaff and Pistol, in Henry IV, Part 2, act 5, sc. 3, l. 85-6.
Pistol brings news that Prince Henry is now King, bending the proverb, "it's an ill wind that blows no man good."