William Shakespeare quote about comfort from The Tempest - He receives comfort like cold porridge.
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He receives comfort like cold porridge.
 William Shakespeare, The Tempest (1623). copy citation

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

“Have just our theme of woe; but for the miracle, I mean our preservation, few in millions Can speak like us. Then wisely, good sir, weigh
Our sorrow with our comfort. 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-” source

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