Quotation by Shakespeare

Before my God, I might not this believe
Without the sensible and true avouch
Of mine own eyes.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Horatio, in Hamlet, act 1, sc. 1, l. 56-8.

He was skeptical about the ghost until he saw it; "sensible" means perceived by, or relating to, the senses.
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