"My wife my ..." Quote of William Shakespeare

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

My wife, my wife! what wife? I have no wife. O insupportable! O heavy hour! Methinks it should be now a huge eclipse Of sun and moon, and that th' affrighted globe Should yawn at alteration.

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Othello, in Othello, act 5, sc. 2, l. 97-100. T hat the earth ("globe") should gape wide ("yawn") at the change brought by Desdemona's death suggests an earthquake.