"The iron tongue ..." Quote of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare
Warwickshire
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
The iron tongue of midnight hath told twelve. Lovers, to bed; 'tis almost fairy time.
William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Theseus, in A Midsummer Night's Dream, act 5, sc. 1, l. 363-4. "Iron tongue" means clapper of a bell.
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