"The game's afoot Follow ..." Quote of William Shakespeare

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The game's afoot. Follow your spirit, and upon this charge Cry, "God for Harry! England and Saint George!"

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. King Henry, in Henry V, act 3, sc. 1, l. 32-4 (1600). Closing words of Henry's rousing speech to his army at Harfleur.