"Pound of Flesh" - A Famous Quote by William Shakespeare
This famous quote originated in the play by William Shakespeare. This section provides answers to the following questions about this famous Shakespeare quote:
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Shakespeare Quote - "Pound of Flesh"
Most learnèd judge, a sentence! Come prepare!
Tarry a little, there is something else.
This bond doth give thee here no jot of blood;
The words expressly are "a pound of flesh."
The Merchant Of Venice Act 4, Scene 1
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 "Pound of Flesh" quote, are an 'anonymous' part of the English language. Many people continue to use this "Pound of Flesh" quote by William Shakespeare in famous quotes about life.
"Pound of Flesh"