Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Here's our own hands against our hearts. Come, I will have thee; but, by this light, I take thee for pity.
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Benedick, in Much Ado About Nothing, act 5, sc. 4, l. 91-3.
To Beatrice; they have both expressed in writing ("hands") the love for each other they have denied in speech.