"...sweats to death, and lards the lean earth as he walks along." Henry IV, Part One.
"Beads of sweat have stood upon thy brow, like bubbles." Henry IV, Part One.
"You should run a certain course." King Lear.
"Come, stretch thy chest...." Troilus and Cressida.
"Stiffen the sinews, summon up the blood...." Henry V.
"Say, are you not stronger than you were?" Henry VIII.
"Never man so changed." King Lear.
"I am transformed...both in mind and in my shape." The Comedy of Errors.
"O, it is excellent to have a giant's strength." Measure for Measure.
MONTAGUE AND CAPULET
Speaking of Shakespeare, Larry Snyder, the leading jockey at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Ark., regularly rides one of the track's top handicap horses, named Romeo. He was hoping that the owner of one of the top fillies in the U.S. would bring her to run at Oaklawn. "She's a front-runner and mine is a come-from-behind horse," Snyder says. "I can imagine the call in the stretch of the $100,000 Oaklawn Handicap. 'It's My Juliet in front by two lengths, and here comes Romeo.' "