Minds ripen at very different ages.
I endeavor to be wise when I cannot be merry, easy when I cannot be glad, content with what cannot be mended and patient when there be no redress.
Wit in women is apt to have bad consequences;
like a sword without a scabbard, it wounds the wearer and provokes assailants.
To judge therefore of Shakespeare by Aristotle's rule is like trying a man by the Laws of one Country who acted under those of another.
Last Update: January, 2020