Quotation by Shakespeare

What a devil hast thou to do with the time of the day? Unless hours were cups of sack, and minutes capons, and clocks the
tongues of bawds, and dials the signs of leaping-houses, and the blessed sun himself a fair hot wench in flame-colored
taffeta, I see no reason why thou shouldst be so superfluous
to demand the time of the day.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Prince Henry, in Henry IV, Part 1, act 1, sc. 2, l. 6-12.

On Falstaff's feckless way of life; "leaping-houses" means brothels.
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