"He who the ..." Quote of William Shakespeare

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

He who the sword of heaven will bear Should be as holy as severe; Pattern in himself to know, Grace to stand, and virtue go; More nor less to others paying Than by self-offenses weighing. Shame to him whose cruel striking Kills for faults of his own liking!

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British poet. Measure for Measure (III, ii). . . The Unabridged William Shakespeare, William George Clark and William Aldis Wright, eds. (1989) Running Press.
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