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Quotation by Shakespeare
An honest woman's son, for indeed my father did something smack, something grow to, he had a kind of taste.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Launcelot Gobbo, in The Merchant of Venice, act 2, sc. 2, l. 16-18.
Meaning that his father was known for lechery, and so was not "honest" means honorable.
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