~the Beehive lady formerly known as The Shieldmaiden
may i introduce myself...for i am a changed individual:
i will henceforth appear to all as Beatrice.
and now - a few of my favorite quotes from Much Ado About Nothing:
My dear Lady Disdain, are you yet living?
Is it possible disdain should die while she hath such meet food to feed upon as Signior Benedick? Courtesy itself must convert to disdain, if you come in her presence.
Then is courtesy a turncoat. But it is certain I am loved of all ladies, only you excepted: and I would I could find in my heart that I had not a hard heart; for, truly, I love none.
A dear happiness to women: they would else have been troubled with a pernicious suitor. I thank God and my cold blood, I am of your humour for that: I had rather hear my dog bark at a crow than a man swear he loves me.