quotes, notes, timelines & more

Home » Shakespeare's Works » Elements » Themes » Misery


I come no more to make you laugh

Read the Quote

I come no more to make you laugh. Things now
PersonificationThat bear a weighty and a serious brow,
Sad, high, and working, full of state and woe,
SynecdocheSuch noble scenes as draw the eye to flow,
We now present.Hyperbaton
Those that can pity here
… continue reading this quote

Act 1
Scene 1
Line Prologue

Source Type:

Spoken by:

, ,

Figures of Speech:
, , , ,