"There lives within ..." Quote of William Shakespeare

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

There lives within the very flame of love A kind of wick or snuff that will abate it.

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Claudius, in Hamlet, act 4, sc. 7, l. 114-5. "Snuff" means charred portion of the wick.

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