Friday, August 23, 2013

Shakespeare versus The Bible - The Answers

I had no idea where most of these saying came from. How many did you know? What favorite did I miss?
 
 
 
1 - Pound of flesh The Merchant of Venice
 
2 - Nothing but skin and bones Job 19:19-20

3- I escaped by the skin of my teeth Job 19:19-20

4 - Give the devil his due I Henry IV
 
 

5 - Rise and shine Isaiah 60:1  

6 - Apple of his Eye Deuteronomy 32:10  

7 - Milk of human kindness Macbeth

8 - Vanish into thin air Othello
 
 

9- Too much of a good thing As You Like It

10- Twinkling of an eye Corinthians 15 

11 - A little bird told me Matthew 16:23 

12 - Come what may Macbeth
 
 
 
 
13 - Good riddance Troilus and Cressida

14 - Cold comfort The Taming of the Shrew

15 - At my wit's end Psalm 107:27 

16 - Something wicked this way comes Macbeth
 
 

17 - You Don't Know the Half of It 1 Kings 10:7 

18 - Neither here nor there Othello

19 - Drop in the bucket Romans 13:2  

20 - Nothing new under the sun EEC 1:9 
 
 
 

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