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Zelda

  • 2 years ago

What exactly does this mean? "good wombs have borne bad sons." - William Shakespeare, The Tempest, 1.2

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  1. Envii
    • 2 years ago
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    Good people have given birth to bad people.

  2. Zelda
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    Oh, wow... Thanks, English is not my best subject.

  3. Zelda
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    However, is the word borne just an old style?

  4. Sask
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    Borne is basically an older way of saying "can give birth to." The bigger picture in this case is that even evil can emerge from goodness.

  5. Envii
    • 2 years ago
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    No problem. :)

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