forswear - quotes and descriptions to inspire creative writing
"Forswear," said Shakespeare, "is to swear a truth with such assurance that you are willing to wear it for either pride or shame, that you stake your reputation upon it. So, forswear it so and I believe, for you are a true dame if there ever were one."
"Whatever you forswear," said Shakespeare,"shall be your legacy. By your own volition you are forced to wear the result of such resolve."
"You forswear it? Sure? It's your reputation."
He was forced to wear it, but he did forswear it. That's the way it goes. The personal stakes are high when the stakes for the nation are in the balance.
"The saying, 'Forswear it so,' when it comes to lovers," said Shakespeare, "tells that you have been forced by divine hand to wear the love as if sewn into your spirit, into the fabric of whom you are. That because of you love, whatever fate and chance bring, you are forced to wear it, to bare it, to become the fabric of love, the thread and the needle. The angel-witches, I am told, hear it as 'force we (h)ear right sew."