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Pity is the virtue of the law

DMI number:
20322
Poem Aliases
Shakespeare. Timon of Athens.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Pity is the virtue of the law
Last Line:
And none but tyrants use it cruelly
Poem Genre / Form:
Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
The law and Virtue / vice
Related People
Author:
William Shakespeare
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from Timon of Athens Act 3 Scene 6.
Related Poems
First Line:
For pity is the virtue of the law
Last Line:
And none but tyrants use it cruelly
Relationship:
Variant Of
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
Thesaurus Dramaticus [II] [T134540] [ecco]
Page No(s):
p.136
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shak. Tim. Ath.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare