Scornful Lysander, true, he hath my love;
And what is mine my love shall render him.
And she is mine, and all my right of her
I do estate unto Demetrius.
– William Shakespeare
A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Act 1, Scene 1. Egeus admits to Lysander that he loves Demetrius and will give his daughter Hermia to him. Egeus considers says that he has a right to do that because Hermia is his property. He is a very possessive and controlling father.