|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|AUTHOR:||Colley Cibber (16711757)|
|QUOTATION:||Perish that thought! No, never be it said|
That Fate itself could awe the soul of Richard.
Hence, babbling dreams! you threaten here in vain!
Conscience, avaunt! Richard s himself again!
Hark! the shrill trumpet sounds to horse! away!
My soul s in arms, and eager for the fray.
|ATTRIBUTION:||Richard III. (altered). Act v. Sc. 3.|