Tuesday, November 11, 2014
O thou day o' th' world,
Chain mine armed neck, leap thou, attire and all,
Through proof of harness to my heart, and there
Ride on the pants triumphing!
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Antony, in Antony and Cleopatra, act 4, sc. 8, l. 13-6.
In victory he invites Cleopatra to bind ("Chain") him, and leap through his strong armor to her sexual embrace.