Woe To The Hand That Shed This Costly Blood. -- William Shakespeare
Woe to the hand that shed this costly blood.
-- William Shakespeare
Will all great Neptune's ocean wash this blood Clean from my hand?
No, this my hand will rather The multitudinous seas incarnadine, Making the green one red....
If you have tears, prepare to shed them now. -- William Shakespeare (1564-1616), Julius Caesar -- Act iii, Sc.
Pleased to the last, he crops the flowery food, And licks the hand just raised to shed his blood.
-- Alexander Pope (1688-1744) -- Essay on Man, Epistle i, Line 83...
But I have that within which passeth show; These but the trappings and the suits of woe.
-- William Shakespeare (1564-1616), Hamlet -- Act i, Sc. 2...
One woe doth tread upon another's heel, So fast they follow.
-- William Shakespeare (1564-1616), Hamlet -- Act iv, Sc. 7...
Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed. -- Old Testament -- Genesis ix, 6
Let 's go hand in hand, not one before another. -- William Shakespeare (1564-1616), The Comedy of Errors -- Act v, Sc.
At your age The hey-day in the blood is tame, it 's humble.
-- William Shakespeare (1564-1616), Hamlet -- Act iii, Sc. 4...
The flash and outbreak of a fiery mind, A savageness in unreclaimed blood.
-- William Shakespeare (1564-1616), Hamlet -- Act ii, Sc. 1...