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Quotation by Shakespeare
The old proverb is very well parted between my master Shylock and you, sir: you have the grace of God, sir, and he hath enough.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Launcelot Gobbo, in The Merchant of Venice, act 2, sc. 2, l. 149-51.
The proverb is "the grace of God is great enough"; Launcelot means that his father has grace, and Shylock enough in the sense of wealth.
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