Bestowing honours on Daniels come to judgement
Published 03/03/2013 | 05:00
Possibly prompted by Daniel Day-Lewis's deserved success at the Oscars, the same Shakespearean phrase kept popping up in my mind all week: "A Daniel come to judgment." Based on a Biblical character, it was first used by Shakespeare in Merchant of Venice where Shylock says:
A Daniel come to
judgment! yea, a Daniel!