"Then comes my ..." Quote of William Shakespeare

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Then comes my fit again. I had else been perfect, Whole as the marble, founded as the rock, As broad and general as the casing air. But now I am cabined, cribbed, confined, bound in To saucy doubts and fears.

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Macbeth, in Macbeth, act 3, sc. 4, l. 20-4. On learning that his murderers failed to kill Fleance; "broad and general" means free and unconfined; "casing" means surrounding.

Delivering Poems Around The World

Poems are the property of their respective owners. All information has been reproduced here for educational and informational purposes to benefit site visitors, and is provided at no charge...

7/28/2021 3:48:41 AM #