“ Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more!Men were deceivers ever,One foot in sea, and one on shore;To one thing constant never. ”
William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing (1600). copy citation
|Source||Much Ado About Nothing|
|Topic||men women fickleness deceit|
|Reference||Much Ado About Nothing, Act II, Scene 3|
|Note||Written between 1598 and 1599 Balthasar line|
Meaning and analysis
Kwize Master Don Pedro asks Balthasar to sing and he does. His song begins by talking about men's lack of fidelity and urging women to stop crying because of these deceptions, as men have always been like that.