"To offend and ..." Quote of William Shakespeare

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

To offend and judge are distinct offices, And of opposed natures.

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Portia, in The Merchant of Venice, act 2, sc. 9, l. 61-2. To the Prince of Aragon, who has judged badly in choosing the silver casket, and is offended because he feels he deserves better.
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