Copy & paste this link to your blog or website to reference this page
Quotation by Shakespeare
Then a soldier,
Full of strange oaths, and bearded like the pard,
Jealous in honor, sudden, and quick in quarrel,
Seeking the bubble reputation
Even in the cannon's mouth.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Jaques, in As You Like It, act 2, sc. 7, l. 149-53.
The fourth of the "seven ages" (l. 143) of man; he has moustaches (any facial hair was a beard) like a leopard.
Surprise me with a
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
Copyright © 2015 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.