• This man, lady, hath robb'd many beasts of their particular additions: he is as valiant as a lion, churlish as the bear, slow as the elephant-a man into whom nature hath so crowded humours that his valour is crush'd into folly, his folly sauced with discretion.

    William Shakespeare, George Steevens, Samuel Johnson, Isaac Reed (1793). “The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes : with the Corrections and Illustrations of Various Commentators”, p.229