Love's Labour's Lost Man and the Natural World Quotes
How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Act.Scene.Line)
The spring is near when green geese are a-breeding. (1.1.99)
In Shakespeare, Spring is all about mating, breeding, and procreation. In terms of human beings, this translates to sexual activity.
Berowne is like an envious sneaping frost
That bites the firstborn infants of the spring. (1.1.104-105)
Longaville picks up on Berowne's seasonal imagery and uses it to insult him.