"O heavens If you ..." Quote of William Shakespeare

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

O heavens! If you do love old men, if your sweet sway Allow obedience, if you yourselves are old, Make it your cause; send down, and take my part.

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Lear, in King Lear, act 2, sc. 4, l. 189-92. "Allow" means approve; Lear is thinking of the disobedience and ingratitude of his daughters.

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