Quotation by Shakespeare

The sense of death is most in apprehension,
And the poor beetle that we tread upon
In corporal sufferance finds a pang as great
As when a giant dies.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Isabella, in Measure for Measure, act 3, sc. 1, l. 77-80.

Trying to reconcile Claudio, her brother, to the idea that he must die; "apprehension" means anticipation.
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