"He that but ..." Quote of William Shakespeare

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

He that but fears the thing he would not know Hath by instinct knowledge from others' eyes That what he feared is chanced.

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Northumberland, in Henry IV, Part 2, act 1, sc. 1, l. 85-7. "Is chanced" means has happened.