"If I be ..." Quote of William Shakespeare

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

If I be left behind, A moth of peace, and he go to the war, The rites for which I love him are bereft me, And I a heavy interim shall support By his dear absence. Let me go with him.

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Desdemona, in Othello, act 1, sc. 3, l. 255-9. Asking the Venetian senate to be allowed to accompany her husband to Cyprus.