• There's nothing in this world can make me joy: Life is as tedious as a twice-told tale Vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man; And bitter shame hath spoil'd the sweet world's taste That it yields nought but shame and bitterness.

    William Shakespeare, Edmond Malone, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens (1790). “The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: Twelfth-night. Winter's tale. Macbeth. King John”, p.519