Quotation by Shakespeare

My particular grief
Is of so flood-gate and o'erbearing nature
That it engluts and swallows other sorrows,
And it is still itself.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Brabantio, in Othello, act 1, sc. 3, l. 55-8.

Overwhelmed (as if a "flood-gate" were open) by the loss of his daughter, his grief engulfs ("engluts") other feelings.
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