"Strange Bedfellows" - A Famous Quote by William Shakespeare
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Shakespeare Quote - "Strange Bedfellows"
Legg'd like a man! and his fins like arms! Warm, o' my
troth! I do now let loose my opinion, hold it no longer:
this is no fish, but an islander, that hath lately suffer'd by a
[Thunder.] Alas, the storm is come again! My best way is
to creep under his gaberdine; there is no other shelter hereabout:
misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows. I will here
shroud till the dregs of the storm be past.
The Tempest Act 2, Scene 2
Famous Shakespeare Quote
Although set in different times many of the most famous quotes about life and love by William Shakespeare are still relevant today. Did you know that William Shakespeare is credited by the Oxford English Dictionary with the introduction of nearly 3,000 words into the language. It's no wonder that expressions from his works in literature, including the "Strange Bedfellows" quote, are an 'anonymous' part of the English language. Many people continue to use this "Strange Bedfellows" quote by William Shakespeare in famous quotes about life.