"Such tricks hath ..." comments of William Shakespeare

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Such tricks hath strong imagination That, if it would but apprehend some joy, It comprehends some bringer of that joy; Or in the night, imagining some fear, How easy is a bush supposed a bear?

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Theseus, in A Midsummer Night's Dream, act 5, sc. 1, l. 21-2. The last line is proverbial (bear may means "bugbear" or hobgoblin).