"Thou didst drink The ..." Quote of William Shakespeare

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Thou didst drink The stale of horses and the gilded puddle That beasts would cough at.

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Caesar, in Antony and Cleopatra, act 1, sc. 4, l. 61-3. Hardships that Antony endured as a soldier; "stale" is urine.