Quotation by Shakespeare

If I can cross him any way, I bless myself every way.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Don John, in Much Ado About Nothing, act 1, sc. 3, l. 67-8.

Referring to Claudio, whom he hates; "cross" means thwart, punning also on making the sign of the cross, so leading into "bless."
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