Copy & paste this link to your blog or website to reference this page
Quotation by Shakespeare
When holy and devout religious men
Are at their beads, 'tis much to draw them thence,
So sweet is zealous contemplation.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Buckingham, in Richard III, act 3, sc. 7, l. 92-4.
"Beads" = rosary.
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.