Quotation by Shakespeare

Time, force, and death
Do to this body what extremes you can,
But the strong base and building of my love
Is as the very centre of the earth,
Drawing all things to it.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Cressida, in Troilus and Cressida, act 4, sc. 2, l. 101-5.

On learning that she must leave Troilus and go to the Greek camp; the centre of the earth was thought to act as a powerful magnet.
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 ©  2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
About PRIVACY POLICY Terms Careers Advertise with Us Contact Us Suggest a Word Help