The Course of True Love never did run smooth






Phrases from Shakespeare



The Course of True Love never did run smooth





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This expression derives from Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, 1595:

LYSANDER:

Ay me! for aught that I could ever read,
Could ever hear by tale or history,
The course of true love never did run smooth;
But, either it was different in blood,--








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