"When wilt thou ..." Quote of William Shakespeare

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

When wilt thou leave fighting o' days and foining o' nights, and begin to patch up thine old body for heaven?

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Doll Tearsheet, in Henry IV, Part 2, act 2, sc. 4, l. 231-3. To Falstaff, who has just driven Ancient Pistol out of doors; "foining" means fornicating.