Thy brother by decree is banishèd. If thou dost bend, and pray, and fawn for him, I spurn thee like a cur out of my way.
Guildenstern. The very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream. Hamlet. A dream itself is but a shadow.
'Tis the sport to have the enginer Hoist with his own petard.
When my old wife lived, upon This day she was both pantler, butler, cook, Both dame and servant, welcomed all, served all, Would sing her song and dance her turn, now here At upper end o'the table, now i'the middle, On his shoulder, and his, her face afire With labor, and the thing she took to quench it She would to each one sip.
Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once.
Though I am not naturally honest, I am so sometimes by chance.
The swan's down feather, That stands upon the swell at the full of tide, And neither way inclines.
Thus Kent, O princes, bids you all adieu; He'll shape his old course in a country new.
Macduff. What three things does drink especially provoke? Porter. Marry, sir, nose-painting, sleep, and urine. Lechery, sir, it provokes, and unprovokes: it provokes the desire, but it takes away the performance.
Under an oak, whose antique root peeps out Upon the brook that brawls along this wood.