William Shakespeare quote about understanding from The Tempest - Look, he's winding up the watch of his wit; by and by it will strike.
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Look, he's winding up the watch of his wit; by and by it will strike.
 William Shakespeare, The Tempest (1623). copy citation

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Author William Shakespeare
Source The Tempest
Topic understanding watch intelligence
Date 1623
Language English
Reference
Note Written between 1610 and 1611
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Context

“ALONSO. Prithee, peace.
SEBASTIAN. He receives comfort like cold porridge.
ANTONIO. The visitor will not give him o'er so.
SEBASTIAN. Look, he's winding up the watch of his wit; by
and by it will strike. GONZALO. Sir-
SEBASTIAN. One-Tell.
GONZALO. When every grief is entertain'd that's offer'd,
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