"The lady doth ..." Quote of William Shakespeare

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The lady doth protest too much, methinks.

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Queen Gertrude, in Hamlet, act 3, sc. 2, l. 230. Reacting to a speech by the Player Queen, who swears she will never remarry if left a widow, as Gertrude herself has done.