Careful Words

account (n.)

account (v.)

account (adj.)

A beggarly account of empty boxes.

William Shakespeare (1564-1616): Romeo and Juliet. Act v. Sc. 1.

Cut off even in the blossoms of my sin,

Unhousell'd, disappointed, unaneled,

No reckoning made, but sent to my account

With all my imperfections on my head.

William Shakespeare (1564-1616): Hamlet. Act i. Sc. 5.