"Unkindness may do ..." Quote of William Shakespeare

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Unkindness may do much, And his unkindness may defeat my life, But never taint my love.

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Desdemona, in Othello, act 4, sc. 2, l. 159-61. On Othello's harsh treatment of her; "defeat" means destroy.