William Shakespeare quote about heart from Love's Labour's Lost - A heavy heart bears not a nimble tongue.
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A heavy heart bears not a nimble tongue.
 William Shakespeare, Love's Labour's Lost (1598). copy citation

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Author William Shakespeare
Source Love's Labour's Lost
Topic heart tongue
Date 1598
Language English
Reference
Note Written between 1595 and 1596
Weblink http://www.gutenberg.org/cache/epub/1109/pg1109-images.html

Context

“In your rich wisdom to excuse or hide The liberal opposition of our spirits, If over-boldly we have borne ourselves In the converse of breath- your gentleness Was guilty of it. Farewell, worthy lord.
A heavy heart bears not a nimble tongue. Excuse me so, coming too short of thanks For my great suit so easily obtain'd. King. The extreme parts of time extremely forms
All causes to the purpose of his speed; And often at his very loose decides” source

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