"Nor stony tower ..." Quote of William Shakespeare

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Nor stony tower, nor walls of beaten brass, Nor airless dungeon, nor strong links of iron, Can be retentive to the strength of spirit.

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Cassius, in Julius Caesar, act 1, sc. 3, l. 93-5. Trying to persuade Casca that they will have no freedom under Caesar.