"When sorrows come, they come not single spiesShakespeare also provides the closest thing to a zinger emerging from Guinness' pen, the actor on the other end of its point being another knighted actor, Laurence Olivier. The not so benign Olivier told Guinness, about to go on the air for a final run-through of a televised version of Twelfth Night "Marvelous, old cock! I never realized Malvolio could be played as a bore.'' But Guinness has the last word when he addends this with quintessential Guinness whimsy: ''Suchlike encouragements were part of his repertoire. Yet I was fond of him.''
But in Battalions
( King, Act 4, scene 5, line 78 Hamlet.).
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