Love's Labour's Lost Time Quotes
How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Act.Scene.Line)
A woman, that is like a German clock,
Still a-repairing, ever out of frame,
And never going aright, being a watch,
But being watched that it may still go right. (3.1.200-203)
A German clock was complicated and required maintenance. By comparing Rosaline to a German clock, Berowne emphasizes that he still can't believe he's fallen in love.
The extreme parts of time extremely forms
All causes to the purpose of his speed,
And often at his very loose decides
That which long process could not arbitrate. (5.2.815-818)
The King is talking about his quick decision to release Aquitaine to the Princess – but is also encouraging her to make a quick decision to love him.