"Come, let me see what task I have to do. You heavy people, circle me about."
- Titus Andronicus
"So foul a sky clears not without a storm; Pour down thy weather: how goes all in France?"
"The sun will not be seen to-day; The sky doth frown and lour upon our army. I would these dewy tears were from the ground."
"Do any thing but this thou doest. Empty old receptacles, or common shores, of filth; Serve by indenture to the common hangman: Any of these ways are yet better than this."
- Pericles, Prince of Tyre
"The ox hath therefore stretch'd his yoke in vain, The ploughman lost his sweat, and the green corn hath rotted ere his youth attain'd a beard; The fold stands empty in the drowned field, and the nine men's morris is fill's up with mud."
-A Midsummer Night's Dream
"Our hap is loss, our hope but sad despair; Our ranks are broke, and ruin follows us: What counsel give you? Whither shall we fly?"
-King Henry VI
"What torch is yond, that vainly lends light to grubs and eyeless skulls?"
-Romeo and Juliet
"And why, I pray you? Who might be your mother, that you insult, exult, and all at once, over the wretched?"
-As You Like It
"Strong as a tower in hope, I cry amen."
-King Richard II