Tuesday, November 11, 2014
O, that's a brave man! he writes brave verses, speaks
brave words, swears brave oaths, and breaks them bravely.
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Celia, in As You Like It, act 3, sc. 4, l. 40-2.
Mocking Orlando; "brave" means "fine," used ironically.