"How dost my ..." Quote of William Shakespeare

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

How dost, my boy? Art cold? I am cold myself. Where is this straw, good fellow? The art of our necessities is strange And can make vile things precious.

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Lear, in King Lear, act 3, sc. 2, l. 68-71. Out in the storm, he learns there is a hovel nearby; the "boy" is his Fool.