Quotation by Shakespeare

I 'gin to be aweary of the sun,
And wish th' estate o' the world were now undone.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Macbeth, in Macbeth, act 5, sc. 5, l. 48-9.

"'Gin" means begin; "th' estate o' the world" means the condition or fixed order of the universe.
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