Tis given out that, sleeping in my orchard,A serpent stung me; so the whole ear of DenmarkIs by a fo

Tis given out that, sleeping in my orchard,A serpent stung …

Tis given out that, sleeping in my orchard,A serpent stung me; so the whole ear of DenmarkIs by a forged process of my deathRankly abused: but know, thou noble youth,The serpent that did sting thy father's lifeNow wears his crown.

William Shakespeare