Good to see your posts again. It has been quiet on the GRG.
I always thought the second line was:
“creeps on this petty pace from day to day”?
On Sat, Jul 19, 2014 at 9:55 AM, L. Stephen Coles M.D. Ph.D. wrote:
sophomore-year high-school English teacher had the class memorize
a passage from Macbeth (Act 5; Scene 5) c. 1955…
Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomrrow,
Creeps in this petty pace from day to day,
To the last syllable of recorded time;
And all our yesterdays have lighted fools
The way to dusty death.
Out, out, brief candle!
Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player,
That struts and frets his hour upon the stage,
And then is heard no more. It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury,
Notice the alliteration in “dusty death” and “poor