Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Sir, I desire you do me right and justice,
And to bestow your pity on me; for
I am a most poor woman, and a stranger,
Born out of your dominions.
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Queen Katherine, in Henry VIII, act 2, sc. 4, l. 13-16.
At the divorce proceedings, she appeals to her husband, Henry VIII.