Posted by Pdianek on January 18, 2004
In Reply to: Help me! posted by ESC on January 18, 2004
: : Please can someone help me because I need to know which play this quotation came from 'It is a wise father who knows his own child'.
: : If anyone knows please can you e-mal me beacuse I can't find it on the internet & it is for homework.
: : Thanks
: : Amy
: "Merchant of Venice" by William Shakespeare.
Although the saying itself is millennia-old, since it is obvious who the mother is (she who gave birth to a child), but fatherhood is sometimes obscure, unknown or falsified.