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By my troth Nerrissa, my little body is a wearie of By my troth, Nerissa, my little body is aweary ofMV I.ii.1
this great world.this great world.MV I.ii.2
Good sentences, and well pronounc'd.Good sentences, and well pronounced.MV I.ii.10
If to doe were as easie as to know what were good If to do were as easy as to know what were goodMV I.ii.12
to doe, Chappels had beene Churches, and poore mens to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men'sMV I.ii.13
cottages Princes Pallaces: it is a good Diuine that followes cottages princes' palaces. It is a good divine that followsMV I.ii.14
his owne instructions; I can easier teach twentie what were his own instructions. I can easier teach twenty what wereMV I.ii.15
good to be done, then be one of the twentie to follow good to be done than be one of the twenty to followMV I.ii.16
mine owne teaching: the braine may deuise lawes for the mine own teaching. The brain may devise laws for theMV I.ii.17
blood, but a hot temper leapes ore a colde decree, such a blood, but a hot temper leaps o'er a cold decree, such aMV I.ii.18
hare is madnesse the youth, to skip ore the meshes of good hare is madness the youth to skip o'er the meshes of goodMV I.ii.19
counsaile the cripple; but this reason is not in fcounsel the cripple. But this reasoning is not in theMV I.ii.20
ashion to choose me a husband: O mee, the word fashion to choose me a husband. O me, the wordMV I.ii.21
choose, I may neither choose whom I would, nor refuse ‘ choose ’! I may neither choose who I would nor refuseMV I.ii.22
whom I dislike, so is the wil of a liuing daughter curb'd who I dislike, so is the will of a living daughter curbedMV I.ii.23
by the will of a dead father: it is not hard Nerrissa, that I by the will of a dead father. Is it not hard, Nerissa, that IMV I.ii.24
cannot choose one, nor refuse none.cannot choose one, nor refuse none?MV I.ii.25
I pray thee ouer-name them, and as thou namestI pray thee overname them, and as thou namestMV I.ii.34
them, I will describe them, and according to my description them I will describe them and, according to my descriptionMV I.ii.35
leuell at my affection.level at my affection.MV I.ii.36
I that's a colt indeede, for he doth nothing butAy, that's a colt indeed, for he doth nothing butMV I.ii.38
talke of his horse, and hee makes it a great appropriation to talk of his horse, and he makes it a great appropriation toMV I.ii.39
his owne good parts that he can shoo him himselfe: I am his own good parts that he can shoe him himself. I amMV I.ii.40
\much afraid my Ladie his mother plaid false with a much afeard my lady his mother played false with aMV I.ii.41
Smyth.smith.MV I.ii.42
He doth nothing but frowne (as who should say, He doth nothing but frown, as who should say,MV I.ii.44
and you will not haue me, choose: he heares merrie tales ‘ An you will not have me, choose.’ He hears merry talesMV I.ii.45
and smiles not, I feare hee will proue the weeping Phylosopher and smiles not. I fear he will prove the weeping philosopherMV I.ii.46
when he growes old, being so full of vnmannerly when he grows old, being so full of unmannerlyMV I.ii.47
sadnesse in his youth.) I had rather to be married to a deaths head sadness in his youth. I had rather be married to a death's-headMV I.ii.48
with a bone in his mouth, then to either of these: with a bone in his mouth than to either of these.MV I.ii.49
God defend me from these two.God defend me from these two!MV I.ii.50
God made him, and therefore let him passe for aGod made him and therefore let him pass for aMV I.ii.53
man, in truth I know it is a sinne to be a mocker, but he,man. In truth, I know it is a sin to be a mocker, but he,MV I.ii.54
why he hath a horse better then the Neopolitans, a better why he hath a horse better than the Neapolitan's, a betterMV I.ii.55
bad habite of frowning then the Count Palentine, he is bad habit of frowning than the Count Palatine; he isMV I.ii.56
euery man in no man, if a Trassell sing, he fals straightevery man in no man. If a throstle sing, he falls straightMV I.ii.57
a capring, he will fence with his own shadow. If I a-capering: he will fence with his own shadow. If IMV I.ii.58
should marry him, I should marry twentie husbands: if should marry him, I should marry twenty husbands. IfMV I.ii.59
hee would despise me, I would forgiue him, for if he loue he would despise me, I would forgive him, for if he loveMV I.ii.60
me to madnesse, I should neuer requite him.me to madness, I shall never requite him.MV I.ii.61
You know I say nothing to him, for hee vnderstands You know I say nothing to him, for he understandsMV I.ii.64
not me, nor I him: he hath neither Latine, French,not me, nor I him. He hath neither Latin, French,MV I.ii.65
nor Italian, and you will come into the Court & swearenor Italian, and you will come into the court and swearMV I.ii.66
that I haue a poore pennie-worth in the English: hee is athat I have a poor pennyworth in the English. He is aMV I.ii.67
proper mans picture, but alas who can conuerse with aproper man's picture, but, alas, who can converse with aMV I.ii.68
dumbe show? how odly he is suited, I thinke he boughtdumb-show? How oddly he is suited! I think he boughtMV I.ii.69
his doublet in Italie, his round hose in France, his bonnethis doublet in Italy, his round hose in France, his bonnetMV I.ii.70
in Germanie, and his behauiour euery where.in Germany and his behaviour everywhere.MV I.ii.71
That he hath a neighbourly charitie in him, for he That he hath a neighbourly charity in him, for heMV I.ii.74
borrowed a boxe of the eare of the Englishman, and swore borrowed a box of the ear of the Englishman and sworeMV I.ii.75
he would pay him againe when hee was able: I thinke the he would pay him again when he was able. I think theMV I.ii.76
Frenchman became his suretie, and seald vnder for Frenchman became his surety and sealed under forMV I.ii.77
another.another.MV I.ii.78
Very vildely in the morning when hee is sober, and Very vilely in the morning when he is sober andMV I.ii.81
most vildely in the afternoone when hee is drunke: when he most vilely in the afternoon when he is drunk. When heMV I.ii.82
is best, he is a little worse then a man, and when he is is best he is a little worse than a man, and when he isMV I.ii.83
worst, he is little better then a beast: and the worst fall worst he is little better than a beast. An the worst fallMV I.ii.84
that euer fell, I hope I shall make shift to goe without him.that ever fell, I hope I shall make shift to go without him.MV I.ii.85
Therefore for feare of the worst, I pray thee set a Therefore, for fear of the worst, I pray thee set aMV I.ii.89
deepe glasse of Reinish-wine on the contrary Casket, for if deep glass of Rhenish wine on the contrary casket, for ifMV I.ii.90
the diuell be within, and that temptation without, I know the devil be within and that temptation without, I knowMV I.ii.91
he will choose it. I will doe any thing Nerrissa ere I will be he will choose it. I will do anything, Nerissa, ere I will beMV I.ii.92
married to a spunge.married to a sponge.MV I.ii.93
If I liue to be as olde as Sibilla, I will dye as chaste If I live to be as old as Sibylla, I will die as chasteMV I.ii.100
as Diana: vnlesse I be obtained by the manner of my as Diana unless I be obtained by the manner of myMV I.ii.101
Fathers will: I am glad this parcell of wooers are so father's will. I am glad this parcel of wooers are soMV I.ii.102
reasonable, for there is not one among them but I doate reasonable, for there is not one among them but I doteMV I.ii.103
on his verie absence: and I wish them a faire on his very absence, and I pray God grant them a fairMV I.ii.104
departure. departure.MV I.ii.105
Yes, yes, it was Bassanio, as I thinke, so was heeYes, yes, it was Bassanio, as I think, so was heMV I.ii.109
call'd.called.MV I.ii.110
I remember him well, and I remember him I remember him well, and I remember himMV I.ii.114
worthy of thy praise.worthy of thy praise.MV I.ii.115
How now, what news?MV I.ii.116
If I could bid the fift welcome with so goodIf I could bid the fifth welcome with so goodMV I.ii.121
heart as I can bid the other foure farewell, I should beheart as I can bid the other four farewell, I should beMV I.ii.122
glad of his approach: if he haue the condition of a Saint,glad of his approach. If he have the condition of a saintMV I.ii.123
and the complexion of a diuell, I had rather hee shouldand the complexion of a devil, I had rather he shouldMV I.ii.124
shriue me then wiue me. Come Nerrissa, sirra go shrive me than wive me. Come, Nerissa. Sirrah, goMV I.ii.125
before; whiles wee shut the gate vpon one wooer, anotherbefore. Whiles we shut the gate upon one wooer, anotherMV I.ii.126
knocks at the doore. knocks at the door.MV I.ii.127
In tearmes of choise I am not solie ledIn terms of choice I am not solely ledMV II.i.13
By nice direction of a maidens eies:By nice direction of a maiden's eyes.MV II.i.14
Besides, the lottrie of my destenieBesides, the lott'ry of my destinyMV II.i.15
Bars me the right of voluntarie choosing:Bars me the right of voluntary choosing.MV II.i.16
But if my Father had not scanted me,But if my father had not scanted me,MV II.i.17
And hedg'd me by his wit to yeelde my selfeAnd hedged me by his wit to yield myselfMV II.i.18
His wife, who wins me by that meanes I told you,His wife who wins me by that means I told you,MV II.i.19
Your selfe (renowned Prince) than stood as faireYourself, renowned Prince, then stood as fairMV II.i.20
As any commer I haue look'd on yetAs any comer I have looked on yetMV II.i.21
For my affection.For my affection.MV II.i.22.1
You must take your chance,You must take your chance,MV II.i.38.2
And either not attempt to choose at all,And either not attempt to choose at allMV II.i.39
Or sweare before you choose, if you choose wrongOr swear before you choose, if you choose wrongMV II.i.40
Neuer to speake to Ladie afterwardNever to speak to lady afterwardMV II.i.41
In way of marriage, therefore be aduis'd.In way of marriage. Therefore be advised.MV II.i.42
First forward to the temple, after dinnerFirst, forward to the temple; after dinnerMV II.i.44
Your hazard shall be made.Your hazard shall be made.MV II.i.45.1
Goe, draw aside the curtaines, and discouerGo, draw aside the curtains and discoverMV II.vii.1
The seuerall Caskets to this noble Prince:The several caskets to this noble Prince.MV II.vii.2
Now make your choyse.Now make your choice.MV II.vii.3
The one of them containes my picture Prince,The one of them contains my picture, Prince.MV II.vii.11
If you choose that, then I am yours withall.If you choose that, then I am yours withal.MV II.vii.12
There take it Prince, and if my forme lye thereThere, take it, Prince, and if my form lie there,MV II.vii.61
Then I am yours.Then I am yours.MV II.vii.62.1
A gentle riddance: draw the curtaines, go:A gentle riddance. Draw the curtains, go.MV II.vii.78
Let all of his complexion choose me so. Let all of his complexion choose me so.MV II.vii.79
Behold, there stand the caskets noble Prince,Behold, there stand the caskets, noble Prince.MV II.ix.4
If you choose that wherein I am contain'd,If you choose that wherein I am contained,MV II.ix.5
Straight shall our nuptiall rights be solemniz'd:Straight shall our nuptial rites be solemnized;MV II.ix.6
But if thou faile, without more speech my Lord,But if you fail, without more speech, my lord,MV II.ix.7
You must be gone from hence immediately.You must be gone from hence immediately.MV II.ix.8
To these iniunctions euery one doth sweareTo these injunctions everyone doth swearMV II.ix.17
That comes to hazard for my worthlesse selfe.That comes to hazard for my worthless self.MV II.ix.18
Too long a pause for that which you finde there.Too long a pause for that which you find there.MV II.ix.53
To offend and iudge are distinct offices,To offend and judge are distinct offices,MV II.ix.61
And of opposed natures.And of opposed natures.MV II.ix.62.1
Thus hath the candle sing'd the moath:Thus hath the candle singed the moth.MV II.ix.79
O these deliberate fooles when they doe choose,O these deliberate fools! When they do choose,MV II.ix.80
They haue the wisdome by their wit to loose.They have the wisdom by their wit to lose.MV II.ix.81
Come draw the curtaine Nerrissa.Come draw the curtain, Nerissa.MV II.ix.84
Here, what would my Lord?Here. What would my lord?MV II.ix.85.2
No more I pray thee, I am halfe a-feardNo more, I pray thee, I am half afeardMV II.ix.96
Thou wilt say anone he is some kin to thee,Thou wilt say anon he is some kin to thee,MV II.ix.97
Thou spend'st such high-day wit in praising him:Thou spend'st such high-day wit in praising him.MV II.ix.98
Come, come Nerryssa, for I long to seeCome, come, Nerissa, for I long to seeMV II.ix.99
Quicke Cupids Post, that comes so mannerly.Quick Cupid's post that comes so mannerly.MV II.ix.100
I pray you tarrie, pause a day or twoI pray you tarry, pause a day or twoMV III.ii.1
Before you hazard, for in choosing wrongBefore you hazard, for in choosing wrongMV III.ii.2
I loose your companie; therefore forbeare a while,I lose your company. Therefore forbear awhile.MV III.ii.3
There's something tels me (but it is not loue)There's something tells me, but it is not love,MV III.ii.4
I would not loose you, and you know your selfe,I would not lose you; and you know yourselfMV III.ii.5
Hate counsailes not in such a quallitie;Hate counsels not in such a quality.MV III.ii.6
But least you should not vnderstand me well,But lest you should not understand me well –MV III.ii.7
And yet a maiden hath no tongue, but thought,And yet a maiden hath no tongue but thought –MV III.ii.8
I would detaine you here some month or twoI would detain you here some month or twoMV III.ii.9
Before you venture for me. I could teach youBefore you venture for me. I could teach youMV III.ii.10
How to choose right, but then I am forsworne,How to choose right, but then I am forsworn.MV III.ii.11
So will I neuer be, so may you misse me,So will I never be. So may you miss me.MV III.ii.12
But if you doe, youle make me wish a sinne,But if you do, you'll make me wish a sin,MV III.ii.13
That I had beene forsworne: Beshrow your eyes,That I had been forsworn. Beshrew your eyes!MV III.ii.14
They haue ore-lookt me and deuided me,They have o'erlooked me and divided me;MV III.ii.15
One halfe of me is yours, the other halfe yours,One half of me is yours, the other half yours,MV III.ii.16
Mine owne I would say: but of mine then yours,Mine own I would say; but if mine then yours,MV III.ii.17
And so all yours; O these naughtie timesAnd so all yours. O these naughty timesMV III.ii.18
Puts bars betweene the owners and their rights.Put bars between the owners and their rights.MV III.ii.19
And so though yours, not yours (proue it so)And so, though yours, not yours. Prove it so,MV III.ii.20
Let Fortune goe to hell for it, not I.Let fortune go to hell for it, not I.MV III.ii.21
I speake too long, but 'tis to peize the time,I speak too long, but 'tis to piece the time,MV III.ii.22
To ich it, and to draw it out in length,To eke it and to draw it out in length,MV III.ii.23
To stay you from election.To stay you from election.MV III.ii.24.1
Vpon the racke Bassanio, then confesseUpon the rack, Bassanio? Then confessMV III.ii.26
What treason there is mingled with your loue.What treason there is mingled with your love.MV III.ii.27
I, but I feare you speake vpon the racke,Ay, but I fear you speak upon the rack,MV III.ii.32
Where men enforced doth speake any thing.Where men enforced do speak anything.MV III.ii.33
Well then, confesse and liue.Well then, confess and live.MV III.ii.35.1
Away then, I am lockt in one of them,Away then, I am locked in one of them;MV III.ii.40
If you doe loue me, you will finde me out.If you do love me, you will find me out.MV III.ii.41
Nerryssa and the rest, stand all aloofe,Nerissa and the rest, stand all aloof.MV III.ii.42
Let musicke sound while he doth make his choise,Let music sound while he doth make his choice,MV III.ii.43
Then if he loose he makes a Swan-like end,Then if he lose he makes a swanlike end,MV III.ii.44
Fading in musique. That the comparisonFading in music. That the comparisonMV III.ii.45
May stand more proper, my eye shall be the streameMay stand more proper, my eye shall be the streamMV III.ii.46
And watrie death-bed for him: he may win,And watery deathbed for him. He may win,MV III.ii.47
And what is musique than? Than musique isAnd what is music then? Then music isMV III.ii.48
Euen as the flourish, when true subiects boweEven as the flourish when true subjects bowMV III.ii.49
To a new crowned Monarch: Such it is,To a new-crowned monarch. Such it isMV III.ii.50
As are those dulcet sounds in breake of day,As are those dulcet sounds in break of dayMV III.ii.51
That creepe into the dreaming bride-groomes eare,That creep into the dreaming bridegroom's earMV III.ii.52
And summon him to marriage. Now he goesAnd summon him to marriage. Now he goes,MV III.ii.53
With no lesse presence, but with much more loueWith no less presence but with much more loveMV III.ii.54
Then yong Alcides, when he did redeemeThan young Alcides when he did redeemMV III.ii.55
The virgine tribute, paied by howling TroyThe virgin tribute paid by howling TroyMV III.ii.56
To the Sea-monster: I stand for sacrifice,To the sea monster. I stand for sacrifice;MV III.ii.57
The rest aloofe are the Dardanian wiues:The rest aloof are the Dardanian wives,MV III.ii.58
With bleared visages come forth to viewWith bleared visages come forth to viewMV III.ii.59
The issue of th' exploit: Goe Hercules,The issue of th' exploit. Go, Hercules;MV III.ii.60
Liue thou, I liue with much more dismayLive thou, I live. With much, much more dismayMV III.ii.61
I view the sight, then thou that mak'st the fray.I view the fight than thou that mak'st the fray.MV III.ii.62
All. ALL
Ding, dong, bell.Ding, dong, bell.MV III.ii.72
How all the other passions fleet to ayre,How all the other passions fleet to air:MV III.ii.108
As doubtfull thoughts, and rash imbrac'd despaire:As doubtful thoughts, and rash-embraced despair,MV III.ii.109
And shuddring feare, and greene-eyed iealousie.And shudd'ring fear, and green-eyed jealousy.MV III.ii.110
O loue be moderate, allay thy extasie,O love, be moderate, allay thy ecstasy,MV III.ii.111
In measure raine thy ioy, scant this excesse,In measure rain thy joy, scant this excess,MV III.ii.112
I feele too much thy blessing, make it lesse,I feel too much thy blessing, make it lessMV III.ii.113
For feare I surfeit.For fear I surfeit.MV III.ii.114.1
You see my Lord Bassiano where I stand,You see me, Lord Bassanio, where I stand,MV III.ii.149
Such as I am; though for my selfe aloneSuch as I am. Though for myself aloneMV III.ii.150
I would not be ambitious in my wish,I would not be ambitious in my wishMV III.ii.151
To wish my selfe much better, yet for you,To wish myself much better, yet for youMV III.ii.152
I would be trebled twenty times my selfe,I would be trebled twenty times myself,MV III.ii.153
A thousand times more faire, ten thousand timesA thousand times more fair, ten thousand timesMV III.ii.154
More rich, that onely to stand high in your account,More rich, that only to stand high in your account,MV III.ii.155
I might in vertues, beauties, liuings, friends,I might in virtues, beauties, livings, friends,MV III.ii.156
Exceed account: but the full summe of meExceed account; but the full sum of meMV III.ii.157
Is sum of nothing: which to terme in grosse,Is sum of something, which to term in gross,MV III.ii.158
Is an vnlessoned girle, vnschool'd, vnpractiz'd,Is an unlessoned girl, unschooled, unpractised,MV III.ii.159
Happy in this, she is not yet so oldHappy in this, she is not yet so oldMV III.ii.160
But she may learne: happier then this,But she may learn; happier than this,MV III.ii.161
Shee is not bred so dull but she can learne;She is not bred so dull but she can learn;MV III.ii.162
Happiest of all, is that her gentle spiritHappiest of all is that her gentle spiritMV III.ii.163
Commits it selfe to yours to be directed,Commits itself to yours to be directed,MV III.ii.164
As from her Lord, her Gouernour, her King.As from her lord, her governor, her king.MV III.ii.165
My selfe, and what is mine, to you and yoursMyself and what is mine to you and yoursMV III.ii.166
Is now conuerted. But now I was the LordIs now converted. But now I was the lordMV III.ii.167
Of this faire mansion, master of my seruants,Of this fair mansion, master of my servants,MV III.ii.168
Queene ore my selfe: and euen now, but now,Queen o'er myself; and even now, but now,MV III.ii.169
This house, these seruants, and this same my selfeThis house, these servants, and this same myselfMV III.ii.170
Are yours, my Lord, I giue them with this ring,Are yours, my lord's. I give them with this ring,MV III.ii.171
Which when you part from, loose, or giue away,Which when you part from, lose, or give away,MV III.ii.172
Let it presage the ruine of your loue,Let it presage the ruin of your loveMV III.ii.173
And be my vantage to exclaime on you.And be my vantage to exclaim on you.MV III.ii.174
Is this true Nerrissa?Is this true, Nerissa?MV III.ii.208.2
So do I my Lord, So do I, my lord.MV III.ii.224.2
they are intirely welcome.They are entirely welcome.MV III.ii.225
There are some shrewd contents in yond same Paper,There are some shrewd contents in yond same paperMV III.ii.243
That steales the colour from Bassianos cheeke,That steals the colour from Bassanio's cheek:MV III.ii.244
Some deere friend dead, else nothing in the worldSome dear friend dead, else nothing in the worldMV III.ii.245
Could turne so much the constitutionCould turn so much the constitutionMV III.ii.246
Of any constant man. What, worse and worse?Of any constant man. What, worse and worse?MV III.ii.247
With leaue Bassanio I am halfe your selfe,With leave, Bassanio, I am half yourself,MV III.ii.248
And I must freely haue the halfe of any thingAnd I must freely have the half of anythingMV III.ii.249
That this same paper brings you.That this same paper brings you.MV III.ii.250.1
Is it your deere friend that is thus in trouble?Is it your dear friend that is thus in trouble?MV III.ii.291
What summe owes he the Iew?What sum owes he the Jew?MV III.ii.297
What, no more?What, no more?MV III.ii.298.2
Pay him sixe thousand, and deface the bond:Pay him six thousand, and deface the bond.MV III.ii.299
Double sixe thousand, and then treble that,Double six thousand and then treble that,MV III.ii.300
Before a friend of this descriptionBefore a friend of this descriptionMV III.ii.301
Shall lose a haire through Bassano's fault.Shall lose a hair through Bassanio's fault.MV III.ii.302
First goe with me to Church, and call me wife,First go with me to church and call me wife,MV III.ii.303
And then away to Venice to your friend:And then away to Venice to your friend!MV III.ii.304
For neuer shall you lie by Portias sideFor never shall you lie by Portia's sideMV III.ii.305
With an vnquiet soule. You shall haue goldWith an unquiet soul. You shall have goldMV III.ii.306
To pay the petty debt twenty times ouer.To pay the petty debt twenty times over.MV III.ii.307
When it is payd, bring your true friend along,When it is paid, bring your true friend along.MV III.ii.308
My maid Nerrissa, and my selfe meane timeMy maid Nerissa and myself meantimeMV III.ii.309
Will liue as maids and widdowes; come away,Will live as maids and widows. Come away,MV III.ii.310
For you shall hence vpon your wedding day:For you shall hence upon your wedding day.MV III.ii.311
Bid your friends welcome, show a merry cheere,Bid your friends welcome, show a merry cheer;MV III.ii.312
Since you are deere bought, I will loue you deere.Since you are dear bought, I will love you dear.MV III.ii.313
But let me heare the letter of your friend.But let me hear the letter of your friend.MV III.ii.314
O loue! dispach all busines and be gone.O love, dispatch all business and be gone.MV III.ii.322
I neuer did repent for doing good,I never did repent for doing good,MV III.iv.10
Nor shall not now: for in companionsNor shall not now; for in companionsMV III.iv.11
That do conuerse and waste the time together,That do converse and waste the time together,MV III.iv.12
Whose soules doe beare an egal yoke of loue.Whose souls do bear an equal yoke of love,MV III.iv.13
There must be needs a like proportionThere must be needs a like proportionMV III.iv.14
Of lyniaments, of manners, and of spirit;Of lineaments, of manners, and of spirit;MV III.iv.15
Which makes me thinke that this AnthonioWhich makes me think that this Antonio,MV III.iv.16
Being the bosome louer of my Lord,Being the bosom lover of my lord,MV III.iv.17
Must needs be like my Lord. If it be so,Must needs be like my lord. If it be so,MV III.iv.18
How little is the cost I haue bestowedHow little is the cost I have bestowedMV III.iv.19
In purchasing the semblance of my soule;In purchasing the semblance of my soulMV III.iv.20
From out the state of hellish cruelty,From out the state of hellish cruelty.MV III.iv.21
This comes too neere the praising of my selfe,This comes too near the praising of myself,MV III.iv.22
Therefore no more of it: heere other thingsTherefore no more of it. Hear other things:MV III.iv.23
Lorenso I commit into your hands,Lorenzo, I commit into your handsMV III.iv.24
The husbandry and mannage of my house,The husbandry and manage of my houseMV III.iv.25
Vntill my Lords returne; for mine owne partUntil my lord's return. For mine own part,MV III.iv.26
I haue toward heauen breath'd a secret vow,I have toward heaven breathed a secret vowMV III.iv.27
To liue in prayer and contemplation,To live in prayer and contemplation,MV III.iv.28
Onely attended by Nerrissa heere,Only attended by Nerissa here,MV III.iv.29
Vntill her husband and my Lords returne:Until her husband and my lord's return.MV III.iv.30
There is a monastery too miles off,There is a monastery two miles off,MV III.iv.31
And there we will abide. I doe desire youAnd there will we abide. I do desire youMV III.iv.32
Not to denie this imposition,Not to deny this imposition,MV III.iv.33
The which my loue and some necessityThe which my love and some necessityMV III.iv.34
Now layes vpon you.Now lays upon you.MV III.iv.35.1
My people doe already know my minde,My people do already know my mindMV III.iv.37
And will acknowledge you and IessicaAnd will acknowledge you and JessicaMV III.iv.38
In place of Lord Bassanio and my selfe.In place of Lord Bassanio and myself.MV III.iv.39
So far you well till we shall meete againe.So fare you well till we shall meet again.MV III.iv.40
I thanke you for your wish, and am well pleas'dI thank you for your wish, and am well pleasedMV III.iv.43
To wish it backe on you: faryouwell Iessica. To wish it back on you. Fare you well, Jessica.MV III.iv.44
Now Balthaser,Now, Balthasar,MV III.iv.45
as I haue euer found thee honest true,As I have ever found thee honest-true,MV III.iv.46
So let me finde thee still: take this same letter,So let me find thee still. Take this same letter,MV III.iv.47
And vse thou all the indeauor of a man,And use thou all th' endeavour of a manMV III.iv.48
In speed to Mantua, see thou render thisIn speed to Padua. See thou render thisMV III.iv.49
Into my cosins hand, Doctor Belario,Into my cousin's hand, Doctor Bellario,MV III.iv.50
And looke what notes and garments he doth giue thee,And look what notes and garments he doth give thee.MV III.iv.51
Bring them I pray thee with imagin'd speedBring them, I pray thee, with imagined speedMV III.iv.52
Vnto the Tranect, to the common FerrieUnto the traject, to the common ferryMV III.iv.53
Which trades to Venice; waste no time in words,Which trades to Venice. Waste no time in wordsMV III.iv.54
But get thee gone, I shall be there before thee.But get thee gone. I shall be there before thee.MV III.iv.55
Come on Nerissa, I haue worke in handCome on, Nerissa; I have work in handMV III.iv.57
That you yet know not of; wee'll see our husbandsThat you yet know not of. We'll see our husbandsMV III.iv.58
Before they thinke of vs?Before they think of us.MV III.iv.59.1
They shall Nerrissa: but in such a habit,They shall, Nerissa, but in such a habit,MV III.iv.60
That they shall thinke we are accomplishedThat they shall think we are accomplishedMV III.iv.61
With that we lacke; Ile hold thee any wagerWith that we lack. I'll hold thee any wager,MV III.iv.62
When we are both accoutered like yong men,When we are both accoutered like young men,MV III.iv.63
Ile proue the prettier fellow of the two,I'll prove the prettier fellow of the two,MV III.iv.64
And weare my dagger with the brauer grace,And wear my dagger with the braver grace,MV III.iv.65
And speake betweene the change of man and boy,And speak between the change of man and boyMV III.iv.66
With a reede voyce, and turne two minsing stepsWith a reed voice, and turn two mincing stepsMV III.iv.67
Into a manly stride; and speake of frayesInto a manly stride, and speak of fraysMV III.iv.68
Like a fine bragging youth: and tell quaint lyesLike a fine bragging youth, and tell quaint lies,MV III.iv.69
How honourable Ladies sought my loue,How honourable ladies sought my love,MV III.iv.70
Which I denying, they fell sicke and died.Which I denying, they fell sick and died –MV III.iv.71
I could not doe withall: then Ile repent,I could not do withal. Then I'll repent,MV III.iv.72
And wish for all that, that I had not kil'd them;And wish, for all that, that I had not killed them.MV III.iv.73
And twentie of these punie lies Ile tell,And twenty of these puny lies I'll tell,MV III.iv.74
That men shall sweare I haue discontinued schooleThat men shall swear I have discontinued schoolMV III.iv.75
Aboue a twelue moneth: I haue within my mindeAbove a twelve month. I have within my mindMV III.iv.76
A thousand raw tricks of these bragging Iacks,A thousand raw tricks of these bragging Jacks,MV III.iv.77
Which I will practise.Which I will practise.MV III.iv.78.1
Fie, what a questions that?Fie, what a question's that,MV III.iv.79
If thou wert nere a lewd interpreter:If thou wert near a lewd interpreter!MV III.iv.80
But come, Ile tell thee all my whole deuiceBut come, I'll tell thee all my whole deviceMV III.iv.81
When I am in my coach, which stayes for vsWhen I am in my coach, which stays for usMV III.iv.82
At the Parke gate; and therefore haste away,At the park gate, and therefore haste away,MV III.iv.83
For we must measure twentie miles to day. For we must measure twenty miles today.MV III.iv.84
I did my Lord.I did, my lord.MV IV.i.167.1
I am enformed throughly of the cause.I am informed thoroughly of the cause.MV IV.i.170
Which is the Merchant heere? and which the Iew?Which is the merchant here? And which the Jew?MV IV.i.171
Is your name Shylocke?Is your name Shylock?MV IV.i.173.1
Of a strange nature is the sute you follow,Of a strange nature is the suit you follow,MV IV.i.174
Yet in such rule, that the Venetian LawYet in such rule that the Venetian lawMV IV.i.175
Cannot impugne you as you do proceed.Cannot impugn you as you do proceed.MV IV.i.176
You stand within his danger, do you not?(to Antonio) You stand within his danger, do you not?MV IV.i.177
Do you confesse the bond?Do you confess the bond?MV IV.i.178.2
Then must the Iew be mercifull.Then must the Jew be merciful.MV IV.i.179.2
The quality of mercy is not strain'd,The quality of mercy is not strained,MV IV.i.181
It droppeth as the gentle raine from heauenIt droppeth as the gentle rain from heavenMV IV.i.182
Vpon the place beneath. It is twice blest,Upon the place beneath. It is twice blest,MV IV.i.183
It blesseth him that giues, and him that takes,It blesseth him that gives and him that takes.MV IV.i.184
'Tis mightiest in the mightiest, it becomes'Tis mightiest in the mightiest, it becomesMV IV.i.185
The throned Monarch better then his Crowne.The throned monarch better than his crown.MV IV.i.186
His Scepter shewes the force of temporall power,His sceptre shows the force of temporal power,MV IV.i.187
The attribute to awe and Maiestie,The attribute to awe and majesty,MV IV.i.188
Wherein doth sit the dread and feare of Kings:Wherein doth sit the dread and fear of kings;MV IV.i.189
But mercy is aboue this sceptred sway,But mercy is above this sceptred sway,MV IV.i.190
It is enthroned in the hearts of Kings,It is enthroned in the hearts of kings,MV IV.i.191
It is an attribute to God himselfe;It is an attribute to God himself,MV IV.i.192
And earthly power doth then shew likest GodsAnd earthly power doth then show likest God'sMV IV.i.193
When mercie seasons Iustice. Therefore Iew,When mercy seasons justice. Therefore, Jew,MV IV.i.194
Though Iustice be thy plea, consider this,Though justice be thy plea, consider this:MV IV.i.195
That in the course of Iustice, none of vsThat in the course of justice none of usMV IV.i.196
Should see saluation: we do pray for mercie,Should see salvation. We do pray for mercy,MV IV.i.197
And that same prayer, doth teach vs all to renderAnd that same prayer doth teach us all to renderMV IV.i.198
The deeds of mercie. I haue spoke thus muchThe deeds of mercy. I have spoke thus muchMV IV.i.199
To mittigate the iustice of thy plea:To mitigate the justice of thy plea,MV IV.i.200
Which if thou follow, this strict course of VeniceWhich if thou follow, this strict court of VeniceMV IV.i.201
Must needes giue sentence 'gainst the Merchant there.Must needs give sentence 'gainst the merchant there.MV IV.i.202
Is he not able to discharge the money?Is he not able to discharge the money?MV IV.i.205
It must not be, there is no power in VeniceIt must not be. There is no power in VeniceMV IV.i.215
Can alter a decree established:Can alter a decree established.MV IV.i.216
'Twill be recorded for a President,'Twill be recorded for a precedent,MV IV.i.217
And many an error by the same example,And many an error by the same exampleMV IV.i.218
Will rush into the state: It cannot be.Will rush into the state. It cannot be.MV IV.i.219
I pray you let me looke vpon the bond.I pray you let me look upon the bond.MV IV.i.222
Shylocke, there's thrice thy monie offered thee.Shylock, there's thrice thy money offered thee.MV IV.i.224
Why this bond is forfeit,Why, this bond is forfeit,MV IV.i.227.2
And lawfully by this the Iew may claimeAnd lawfully by this the Jew may claimMV IV.i.228
A pound of flesh, to be by him cut offA pound of flesh, to be by him cut offMV IV.i.229
Neerest the Merchants heart; be mercifull,Nearest the merchant's heart. Be merciful,MV IV.i.230
Take thrice thy money, bid me teare the bond.Take thrice thy money, bid me tear the bond.MV IV.i.231
Why then thus it is:Why then, thus it is:MV IV.i.241.2
you must prepare your bosome for his knife.You must prepare your bosom for his knife.MV IV.i.242
For the intent and purpose of the LawFor the intent and purpose of the lawMV IV.i.244
Hath full relation to the penaltie,Hath full relation to the penalty,MV IV.i.245
Which heere appeareth due vpon the bond.Which here appeareth due upon the bond.MV IV.i.246
Therefore lay bare your bosome.Therefore lay bare your bosom.MV IV.i.249.1
It is so: Are there ballance heere to weigh It is so. Are there balance here to weighMV IV.i.252
the flesh?The flesh?MV IV.i.253.1
Haue by some Surgeon Shylock on your chargeHave by some surgeon, Shylock, on your charge,MV IV.i.254
To stop his wounds, least he should bleede to death.To stop his wounds, lest he do bleed to death.MV IV.i.255
It is not so exprest: but what of that?It is not so expressed, but what of that?MV IV.i.257
'Twere good you do so much for charitie.'Twere good you do so much for charity.MV IV.i.258
Come Merchant, haue you any thing to say?You, merchant, have you anything to say?MV IV.i.260
Your wife would giue you little thanks for thatYour wife would give you little thanks for thatMV IV.i.285
If she were by to heare you make the offer.If she were by to hear you make the offer.MV IV.i.286
A pound of that same marchants flesh is thine,A pound of that same merchant's flesh is thine,MV IV.i.296
The Court awards it, and the law doth giue it.The court awards it, and the law doth give it.MV IV.i.297
And you must cut this flesh from off his breast,And you must cut this flesh from off his breast,MV IV.i.299
The Law allowes it, and the Court awards it.The law allows it, and the court awards it.MV IV.i.300
Tarry a little, there is something else,Tarry a little, there is something else.MV IV.i.302
This bond doth giue thee heere no iot of bloud,This bond doth give thee here no jot of blood;MV IV.i.303
The words expresly are a pound of flesh:The words expressly are ‘a pound of flesh'.MV IV.i.304
Then take thy bond, take thou thy pound of flesh,Take then thy bond, take thou thy pound of flesh,MV IV.i.305
But in the cutting it, if thou dost shedBut in the cutting it if thou dost shedMV IV.i.306
One drop of Christian bloud, thy lands and goodsOne drop of Christian blood, thy lands and goodsMV IV.i.307
Are by the Lawes of Venice confiscateAre by the laws of Venice confiscateMV IV.i.308
Vnto the state of Venice.Unto the state of Venice.MV IV.i.309
Thy selfe shalt see the Act:Thyself shalt see the act,MV IV.i.311.2
For as thou vrgest iustice, be assur'dFor, as thou urgest justice, be assuredMV IV.i.312
Thou shalt haue iustice more then thou desirest.Thou shalt have justice more than thou desir'st.MV IV.i.313
Soft, Soft!MV IV.i.317
the Iew shall haue all iustice, soft, no haste,The Jew shall have all justice. Soft, no haste,MV IV.i.318
He shall haue nothing but the penalty.He shall have nothing but the penalty.MV IV.i.319
Therefore prepare thee to cut off the flesh,Therefore prepare thee to cut off the flesh.MV IV.i.321
Shed thou no bloud, nor cut thou lesse nor moreShed thou no blood, nor cut thou less nor moreMV IV.i.322
But iust a pound of flesh: if thou tak'st moreBut just a pound of flesh. If thou tak'st moreMV IV.i.323
Or lesse then a iust pound, be it so muchOr less than a just pound, be it but so muchMV IV.i.324
As makes it light or heauy in the substance,As makes it light or heavy in the substanceMV IV.i.325
Or the deuision of the twentieth partOr the division of the twentieth partMV IV.i.326
Of one poore scruple, nay if the scale doe turneOf one poor scruple, nay, if the scale do turnMV IV.i.327
But in the estimation of a hayre,But in the estimation of a hair,MV IV.i.328
Thou diest, and all thy goods are confiscate.Thou diest, and all thy goods are confiscate.MV IV.i.329
Why doth the Iew pause, take thy forfeiture.Why doth the Jew pause? Take thy forfeiture.MV IV.i.332
He hath refus'd it in the open Court,He hath refused it in the open court.MV IV.i.335
He shall haue meerly iustice and his bond.He shall have merely justice and his bond.MV IV.i.336
Thou shalt haue nothing but the forfeiture,Thou shalt have nothing but the forfeiture,MV IV.i.340
To be taken so at thy perill Iew.To be so taken at thy peril, Jew.MV IV.i.341
Tarry Iew,Tarry, Jew!MV IV.i.343.2
The Law hath yet another hold on you.The law hath yet another hold on you.MV IV.i.344
It is enacted in the Lawes of Venice,It is enacted in the laws of Venice,MV IV.i.345
If it be proued against an Alien,If it be proved against an alienMV IV.i.346
That by direct, or indirect attemptsThat by direct or indirect attemptsMV IV.i.347
He seeke the life of any Citizen,He seek the life of any citizen,MV IV.i.348
The party gainst the which he doth contriue,The party 'gainst the which he doth contriveMV IV.i.349
Shall seaze one halfe his goods, the other halfeShall seize one half his goods, the other halfMV IV.i.350
Comes to the priuie coffer of the State,Comes to the privy coffer of the state,MV IV.i.351
And the offenders life lies in the mercyAnd the offender's life lies in the mercyMV IV.i.352
Of the Duke onely, gainst all other voice.Of the Duke only, 'gainst all other voice,MV IV.i.353
In which predicament I say thou standst:In which predicament I say thou stand'st,MV IV.i.354
For it appeares by manifest proceeding,For it appears by manifest proceedingMV IV.i.355
That indirectly, and directly to,That indirectly, and directly too,MV IV.i.356
Thou hast contriu'd against the very lifeThou hast contrived against the very lifeMV IV.i.357
Of the defendant: and thou hast incur'dOf the defendant, and thou hast incurredMV IV.i.358
The danger formerly by me rehearst.The danger formerly by me rehearsed.MV IV.i.359
Downe therefore, and beg mercy of the Duke.Down therefore, and beg mercy of the Duke.MV IV.i.360
I for the state, not for Anthonio.Ay, for the state, not for Antonio.MV IV.i.370
What mercy can you render him Anthonio?What mercy can you render him, Antonio?MV IV.i.375
Art thou contented Iew? what dost thou say?Art thou contented, Jew? What dost thou say?MV IV.i.390
Clarke, draw a deed of gift.Clerk, draw a deed of gift.MV IV.i.391.2
I humbly doe desire your Grace of pardon,I humbly do desire your grace of pardon.MV IV.i.399
I must away this night toward Padua,I must away this night toward Padua,MV IV.i.400
And it is meete I presently set forth.And it is meet I presently set forth.MV IV.i.401
He is well paid that is well satisfied,He is well paid that is well satisfied,MV IV.i.412
And I deliuering you, am satisfied,And I delivering you am satisfied,MV IV.i.413
And therein doe account my selfe well paid,And therein do account myself well paid:MV IV.i.414
My minde was neuer yet more mercinarie.My mind was never yet more mercenary.MV IV.i.415
I pray you know me when we meete againe,I pray you know me when we meet again,MV IV.i.416
I wish you well, and so I take my leaue.I wish you well, and so I take my leave.MV IV.i.417
You presse mee farre, and therefore I will yeeld,You press me far, and therefore I will yield.MV IV.i.422
Giue me your gloues, Ile weare them for your sake,Give me your gloves, I'll wear them for your sake.MV IV.i.423
And for your loue Ile take this ring from you,And for your love I'll take this ring from you.MV IV.i.424
Doe not draw backe your hand, ile take no more,Do not draw back your hand, I'll take no more,MV IV.i.425
And you in loue shall not deny me this?And you in love shall not deny me this.MV IV.i.426
I wil haue nothing else but onely this,I will have nothing else but only this,MV IV.i.429
And now methinkes I haue a minde to it.And now methinks I have a mind to it.MV IV.i.430
I see sir you are liberall in offers,I see, sir, you are liberal in offers.MV IV.i.435
You taught me first to beg, and now me thinkesYou taught me first to beg, and now methinksMV IV.i.436
You teach me how a beggar should be answer'd.You teach me how a beggar should be answered.MV IV.i.437
That scuse serues many men to saue their gifts,That 'scuse serves many men to save their gifts,MV IV.i.441
And if your wife be not a mad woman,An if your wife be not a madwoman,MV IV.i.442
And know how well I haue deseru'd this ring,And know how well I have deserved this ring,MV IV.i.443
Shee would not hold out enemy for euerShe would not hold out enemy for everMV IV.i.444
For giuing it to me: well, peace be with you. For giving it to me. Well, peace be with you!MV IV.i.445
Enquire the Iewes house out, giue him this deed,Inquire the Jew's house out, give him this deed,MV IV.ii.1
And let him signe it, wee'll away to night,And let him sign it. We'll away tonightMV IV.ii.2
And be a day before our husbands home:And be a day before our husbands home.MV IV.ii.3
This deed will be well welcome to Lorenzo.This deed will be well welcome to Lorenzo.MV IV.ii.4
That cannot be;That cannot be.MV IV.ii.8.2
His ring I doe accept most thankfully,His ring I do accept most thankfully,MV IV.ii.9
And so I pray you tell him: furthermore,And so I pray you tell him. Furthermore,MV IV.ii.10
I pray you shew my youth old Shylockes house.I pray you show my youth old Shylock's house.MV IV.ii.11
Thou maist I warrant, we shal haue old swearingThou mayst, I warrant. We shall have old swearingMV IV.ii.15
That they did giue the rings away to men;That they did give the rings away to men,MV IV.ii.16
But weele out-face them, and out-sweare them to:But we'll outface them, and outswear them too.MV IV.ii.17
Away, make haste, thou know'st where I will tarry.Away, make haste. Thou know'st where I will tarry.MV IV.ii.18
That light we see is burning in my hall:That light we see is burning in my hall;MV V.i.89
How farre that little candell throwes his beames,How far that little candle throws his beams!MV V.i.90
So shines a good deed in a naughty world.So shines a good deed in a naughty world.MV V.i.91
So doth the greater glory dim the lesse,So doth the greater glory dim the less.MV V.i.93
A substitute shines brightly as a KingA substitute shines brightly as a kingMV V.i.94
Vntill a King be by, and then his stateUntil a king be by, and then his stateMV V.i.95
Empties it selfe, as doth an inland brookeEmpties itself, as doth an inland brookMV V.i.96
Into the maine of waters: musique, harke. Musicke. Into the main of waters. Music! hark!MV V.i.97
Nothing is good I see without respect,Nothing is good, I see, without respect;MV V.i.99
Methinkes it sounds much sweeter then by day?Methinks it sounds much sweeter than by day.MV V.i.100
The Crow doth sing as sweetly as the LarkeThe crow doth sing as sweetly as the larkMV V.i.102
When neither is attended: and I thinkeWhen neither is attended, and I thinkMV V.i.103
The Nightingale if she should sing by dayThe nightingale, if she should sing by day,MV V.i.104
When euery Goose is cackling, would be thoughtWhen every goose is cackling, would be thoughtMV V.i.105
No better a Musitian then the Wren?No better a musician than the wren.MV V.i.106
How many things by season, season'd areHow many things by season seasoned areMV V.i.107
To their right praise, and true perfection:To their right praise and true perfection!MV V.i.108
Peace, Peace!MV V.i.109.1
how the Moone sleepes with Endimion,How the moon sleeps with Endymion,MV V.i.109.2
And would not be awak'd.And would not be awaked.MV V.i.110.1
He knowes me as the blinde man knowes the / Cuckow He knows me as the blind man knows the cuckoo,MV V.i.112
by the bad voice?By the bad voice.MV V.i.113.1
We haue bene praying for our husbands welfareWe have been praying for our husbands' welfare,MV V.i.114
Which speed we hope the better for our words,Which speed we hope the better for our words.MV V.i.115
Are they return'd?Are they returned?MV V.i.116.1
Go in Nerrissa,Go in, Nerissa,MV V.i.118.2
Giue order to my seruants, that they takeGive order to my servants that they takeMV V.i.119
No note at all of our being absent hence,No note at all of our being absent hence,MV V.i.120
Nor you Lorenzo, Iessica nor you.Nor you, Lorenzo, Jessica, nor you.MV V.i.121
This night methinkes is but the daylight sicke,This night methinks is but the daylight sick,MV V.i.124
It lookes a little paler, 'tis a day,It looks a little paler. 'Tis a dayMV V.i.125
Such as the day is, when the Sun is hid.Such as the day is when the sun is hid.MV V.i.126
Let me giue light, but let me not be light,Let me give light, but let me not be light,MV V.i.129
For a light wife doth make a heauie husband,For a light wife doth make a heavy husband,MV V.i.130
And neuer be Bassanio so for me,And never be Bassanio so for me.MV V.i.131
But God sort all: you are welcome home my Lord.But God sort all! You are welcome home, my lord.MV V.i.132
You should in all sence be much bound to him,You should in all sense be much bound to him,MV V.i.136
For as I heare he was much bound for you.For, as I hear, he was much bound for you.MV V.i.137
Sir, you are verie welcome to our house:Sir, you are very welcome to our house;MV V.i.139
It must appeare in other waies then words,It must appear in other ways than words,MV V.i.140
Therefore I scant this breathing curtesie.Therefore I scant this breathing courtesy.MV V.i.141
A quarrel hoe alreadie, what's the matter?A quarrel ho, already! What's the matter?MV V.i.146
You were too blame, I must be plaine with you,You were to blame – I must be plain with you –MV V.i.166
To part so slightly with your wiues first gift,To part so slightly with your wife's first gift,MV V.i.167
A thing stucke on with oathes vpon your finger,A thing stuck on with oaths upon your fingerMV V.i.168
And so riueted with faith vnto your flesh.And so riveted with faith unto your flesh.MV V.i.169
I gaue my Loue a Ring, and made him sweareI gave my love a ring, and made him swearMV V.i.170
Neuer to part with it, and heere he stands:Never to part with it; and here he stands.MV V.i.171
I dare be sworne for him, he would not leaue it,I dare be sworn for him he would not leave itMV V.i.172
Nor plucke it from his finger, for the wealthNor pluck it from his finger for the wealthMV V.i.173
That the world masters. Now in faith Gratiano,That the world masters. Now in faith, Gratiano,MV V.i.174
You giue your wife too vnkinde a cause of greefe,You give your wife too unkind a cause of grief.MV V.i.175
And 'twere to me I should be mad at it.An 'twere to me, I should be mad at it.MV V.i.176
What Ring gaue you my Lord?What ring gave you, my lord?MV V.i.184.2
Not that I hope which you receiu'd of me.Not that, I hope, which you received of me?MV V.i.185
Euen so voide is your false heart of truth.Even so void is your false heart of truth.MV V.i.189
By heauen I wil nere come in your bedBy heaven, I will ne'er come in your bedMV V.i.190
Vntil I see the Ring.Until I see the ring.MV V.i.191.1
If you had knowne the vertue of the Ring,If you had known the virtue of the ring,MV V.i.199
Or halfe her worthinesse that gaue the Ring,Or half her worthiness that gave the ring,MV V.i.200
Or your owne honour to containe the Ring,Or your own honour to contain the ring,MV V.i.201
You would not then haue parted with the Ring:You would not then have parted with the ring.MV V.i.202
What man is there so much vnreasonable,What man is there so much unreasonable,MV V.i.203
If you had pleas'd to haue defended itIf you had pleased to have defended itMV V.i.204
With any termes of Zeale: wanted the modestieWith any terms of zeal, wanted the modestyMV V.i.205
To vrge the thing held as a ceremonie:To urge the thing held as a ceremony?MV V.i.206
Nerrissa teaches me what to beleeue,Nerissa teaches me what to believe,MV V.i.207
Ile die for't, but some Woman had the Ring?I'll die for't but some woman had the ring!MV V.i.208
Let not that Doctor ere come neere my house,Let not that doctor e'er come near my house.MV V.i.223
Since he hath got the iewell that I loued,Since he hath got the jewel that I loved,MV V.i.224
And that which you did sweare to keepe for me,And that which you did swear to keep for me,MV V.i.225
I will become as liberall as you,I will become as liberal as you,MV V.i.226
Ile not deny him any thing I haue,I'll not deny him anything I have,MV V.i.227
No, not my body, nor my husbands bed:No, not my body nor my husband's bed.MV V.i.228
Know him I shall, I am well sure of it.Know him I shall, I am well sure of it.MV V.i.229
Lie not a night from home. Watch me like Argos,Lie not a night from home; watch me like Argus.MV V.i.230
If you doe not, if I be left alone,If you do not, if I be left alone,MV V.i.231
Now by mine honour which is yet mine owne,Now by mine honour which is yet mine own,MV V.i.232
Ile haue the Doctor for my bedfellow.I'll have that doctor for my bedfellow.MV V.i.233
Sir, grieue not you, / You are welcome notwithstanding.Sir, grieve not you, you are welcome notwithstanding.MV V.i.239
Marke you but that?Mark you but that!MV V.i.243.2
In both my eyes he doubly sees himselfe:In both my eyes he doubly sees himself,MV V.i.244
In each eye one, sweare by your double selfe,In each eye one. Swear by your double self,MV V.i.245
And there's an oath of credit.And there's an oath of credit.MV V.i.246.1
Then you shall be his suretie: giue him this,Then you shall be his surety. Give him this,MV V.i.254
And bid him keepe it better then the other.And bid him keep it better than the other.MV V.i.255
I had it of him: pardon Bassanio,I had it of him. Pardon me, Bassanio,MV V.i.258
For by this ring the Doctor lay with me.For by this ring the doctor lay with me.MV V.i.259
Speake not so grossely, you are all amaz'd;Speak not so grossly. You are all amazed.MV V.i.266
Heere is a letter, reade it at your leysure,Here is a letter, read it at your leisure.MV V.i.267
It comes from Padua from Bellario,It comes from Padua from Bellario.MV V.i.268
There you shall finde that Portia was the Doctor,There you shall find that Portia was the doctor,MV V.i.269
Nerrissa there her Clarke. Lorenzo heereNerissa there her clerk. Lorenzo hereMV V.i.270
Shall witnesse I set forth as soone as you,Shall witness I set forth as soon as you,MV V.i.271
And but eu'n now return'd: I haue not yetAnd even but now returned, I have not yetMV V.i.272
Entred my house. Anthonio you are welcome,Entered my house. Antonio, you are welcome,MV V.i.273
And I haue better newes in store for youAnd I have better news in store for youMV V.i.274
Then you expect: vnseale this letter soone,Than you expect. Unseal this letter soon,MV V.i.275
There you shall finde three of your ArgosiesThere you shall find three of your argosiesMV V.i.276
Are richly come to harbour sodainlie.Are richly come to harbour suddenly.MV V.i.277
You shall not know by what strange accidentYou shall not know by what strange accidentMV V.i.278
I chanced on this letter.I chanced on this letter.MV V.i.279.1
How now Lorenzo?How now, Lorenzo?MV V.i.288.2
My Clarke hath some good comforts to for you.My clerk hath some good comforts too for you.MV V.i.289
It is almost morning,It is almost morning,MV V.i.295.2
And yet I am sure you are not satisfiedAnd yet I am sure you are not satisfiedMV V.i.296
Of these euents at full. Let vs goe in,Of these events at full. Let us go in,MV V.i.297
And charge vs there vpon intergatories,And charge us there upon inter'gatories,MV V.i.298
And we will answer all things faithfully.And we will answer all things faithfully.MV V.i.299
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