"Look he's winding ..." Quote of William Shakespeare

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Look, he's winding up the watch of his wit; by and by it will strike.

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Sebastian, in The Tempest, act 2, sc. 1, l. 12-3. Scornfully referring to Gonzalo, who is trying to comfort Alonso; "wit" means intelligence or thought.