"Now comes in ..." Quote of William Shakespeare

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Now comes in the sweetest morsel of the night, and we must hence and leave it unpicked.

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Falstaff, in Henry IV, Part 2, act 2, sc. 4, l. 367-8. Summoned to the wars, he cannot go to bed with Doll Tearsheet; "unpicked" means ungathered.