All's Well That Ends Well quotes

William Shakespeare
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All's Well That Ends Well is a play by William Shakespeare probably written between 1604 and 1605. This comedy takes place between France and Tuscany, and tells the complicated love story of two young people.

Helena is in love with Count Bertram, but this love is not shared. Thanks to her gifts as a doctor, Helena treats the King of France, who gives her the opportunity to choose her husband from among all the men in the kingdom. She chooses Bertram who, dismayed by the news, flees France and makes her say that he will never be her husband unless she gets pregnant with his child. After pretending to be a young girl Bertram is courting, Helena spends the night with him without him noticing the subterfuge. Bertram's condition being met, he is therefore finally forced to accept this marriage.