I would I had bestowed that time in the tongues that I have in fencing, dancing and bear-baiting. O! had I but followed the arts!
– William Shakespeare
Twelfth Night, Act 1, Scene 3. Feeling discouraged in his hope of wooing Lady Olivia, Sir Andrew Aguecheek announces that he he going to leave Illyria. Sir Toby Belch asks why, saying the French word Pourquoi. Sir Andrew doesn’t understand the word, and says he wishes he had spent more time studying the arts.