"Thy knotted and ..." Quote of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare
Warwickshire
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Thy knotted and combined locks to part, And each particular hair to stand on end, Like quills upon the fretful porpentine.
William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Ghost, in Hamlet, act 1, sc. 5, l. 18-20. Hinting at horrors he will not describe to Hamlet; "porpentine" means porcupine.
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