Best safety lies in fear
Best safety lies in fear

A violet in the youth of primy nature
Forward, not permanent, sweet, not lasting
The perfume and suppliance of a minute
No more
No more
No more

Best safety lies in fear
Best safety lies in fear

If he says he loves you
If he says he loves you
If he says he loves you
If he says he loves you
Perhaps he loves you now


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  • +2
    General CommentHAMLET - Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare
    Act one scene III
    Laer: For Hamlet and the trifling of his favour,
    Hold it a fashion, and toy in blood;
    A VIOLET IN THE YOUTH OF PRIMY NATURE,
    FORWARD, NOT PERMANENT, SWEET, NOT LASTING,
    THE PERFUME AND SUPPLIANCE OF A MINUTE;
    NO MORE.
    Oph: NO MORE but so?
    Laer: Think it NO MORE:
    For nature, crescent, does not grow alone
    In thews and bulk; but, as this temple waxes,
    The inward service for mind and soul
    Grows wide withal. PERHAPS HE LOVES YOU NOW;
    And now no soil nor cautel doth besmirch
    The virtue of his will: But you must fear,
    His greatness weigh'd, his will is not his own;
    For he himself is subject to his birth:
    He may not, as unvalu'd persons do,
    Carve for himself; for on his choice depends
    The safety and health of a whole state;
    And therefore must his choice be circumscrib'd
    Unto the voice and yielding of that body,
    Whereof he is the head. Then IF HE SAYS HE LOVES YOU,
    It fits your wisdom far to believe it,
    As he in his particular act and place
    May give his saying deed; which is no further
    Than the main voice of Denmark goes withal.
    Then weigh what loss your honour may sustain
    If with too credent ear you hear his songs;
    Or loose your heart; or your chaste treasure open
    To his unmaster'd importunity.
    Fear it, Ophelia, fear it, my dear sister;
    And keep you in the rear of your affection,
    Out of shot and danger of desire.
    The chariest maid is prodigal enough,
    If she unmask her beauty to the moon:
    Virtue itself scapes not calumnious strokes:
    The canker galls the infants of the spring,
    Too oft before their buttons be disclos'd;
    And in the morn and liquid dew of youth
    Contagious blastments are most imminent.
    Be wary, then; BEST SAFETY LIES IN FEAR.
    borderline.ladyon April 15, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentSo many allusions to Shakespeare in EA's music.
    MistressRebekahon January 07, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAhhh!
    This song is why every woman in love should contemplate an early ending!!
    And just when I thought I fell for the right woman...damn. haha.
    Valentine01on August 15, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentmore than an early ending.. why not about the start of a relationship? i think maybe is talking about a women who is feeling so insecure cuz a man is teling her that he loves her, and she who don't belive in that kind of relationships and is feeling afraid, but she loves him.
    x_yukoon November 20, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis isn't an allusion to Shakespeare, it's literally direct quotes from Shakespeare's Hamlet.
    Cyndolon October 28, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentdefinably some forbidding percussion in the music
    Matt Holckon April 30, 2011   Link

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