"Thou art an ..." Quote of William Shakespeare

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Thou art an elm, my husband, I a vine, Whose weakness, married to thy stronger state, Makes me with thy strength to communicate.

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Adriana, in The Comedy of Errors, act 2, sc. 2, l. 174-6. The image of the vine embracing the elm is proverbial.