Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Lord, Lord, how this world is given to lying!
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Sir John Oldcastle (Falstaff), in Henry IV pt. 1, act 5, sc. 4, l. 142-43 (1598).
Oldcastle (Falstaff) laments the dishonesty of the world when his false claim to have dispatched Hotspur is shown up.