"Why hast thou ..." Quote of William Shakespeare

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Why hast thou lost the fresh blood in thy cheeks, And given my treasures and my rights of thee To thick-eyed musing and cursed melancholy?

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Lady Percy, in Henry IV, Part 1, act 2, sc. 3, l. 46. Her husband, Hotspur, has not told her he is involved in plans for a rebellion against the king.