"These hands do ..." Quote of William Shakespeare

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

These hands do lack nobility that they strike A meaner than myself.

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Cleopatra, in Antony and Cleopatra, act 2, sc. 5, l. 82-3. On losing dignity in striking the messenger who brings bad news.
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