"He reminded me of Falstaff as a great misleader of youth," he said.
When Prince Hal tells Falstaff that “thou owest God a death,” he demurs.
Sher steals the show as Falstaff, of course, but there are also more serious, moments and plenty of food for thought.
I think so; it seems to me that, if Falstaff had been a creation, Shakespeare must have reproduced him more effectively.
Falstaff laughed and called this a good joke, as good as any he had heard in his day.
She was wont, like Falstaff, to blow out her cheeks and defy compulsion.
But the substitution of the name ‘Falstaff’ did not pass without protest.
Falstaff is just a fat old gentleman who drank too much sack, a' babbled of green fields and then needed professional attention.
Or was it the infinite humour of Falstaff which attracted him?
Falstaff speaks of “learning, a mere hoard of gold kept by a devil.”
An endearing, fat, aging rogue who appears in several of the plays of William Shakespeare. He is prominent in the two parts of King Henry the Fourth, where he is the jolly companion of Prince Hal, the future King Henry V. Falstaff is a lover of wine, women, and song; although a coward in practice, he loves to tell tales of his supposed bravery.