Ay me! sad hours seem long.
 William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet (1597). copy citation

Author William Shakespeare
Source Romeo and Juliet
Topic sadness suffering
Date 1597
Language English
Note Written between 1591 and 1595
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“Ben. Good morrow, cousin.
Rom. Is the day so young?
Ben. But new struck nine.
Rom. Ay me! sad hours seem long.
Was that my father that went hence so fast? Ben. It was. What sadness lengthens Romeo's hours?
Rom. Not having that which having makes them short.
Ben.” source

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