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EScalus.Escalus.MM I.i.1
Of Gouernment, the properties to vnfold,Of government the properties to unfoldMM I.i.3
Would seeme in me t' affect speech & discourse,Would seem in me t' affect speech and discourse,MM I.i.4
Since I am put to know, that your owne ScienceSince I am put to know that your own scienceMM I.i.5
Exceedes (in that) the lists of all aduiceExceeds, in that, the lists of all adviceMM I.i.6
My strength can giue you: Then no more remainesMy strength can give you. Then no more remainsMM I.i.7
But that, to your sufficiency, as your worth is able,But that, to your sufficiency, as your worth is able,MM I.i.8
And let them worke: The nature of our People,And let them work. The nature of our people,MM I.i.9
Our Cities Institutions, and the TermesOur city's institutions, and the termsMM I.i.10
For Common Iustice, y'are as pregnant inFor common justice, y'are as pregnant inMM I.i.11
As Art, and practise, hath inriched anyAs art and practice hath enriched anyMM I.i.12
That we remember: There is our Commission,That we remember. There is our commission,MM I.i.13
From which, we would not haue you warpe; call hither,From which we would not have you warp. Call hither,MM I.i.14
I say, bid come before vs Angelo:I say, bid come before us Angelo.MM I.i.15
What figure of vs thinke you, he will beare.What figure of us think you he will bear?MM I.i.16
For you must know, we haue with speciall souleFor you must know, we have with special soulMM I.i.17
Elected him our absence to supply;Elected him our absence to supply,MM I.i.18
Lent him our terror, drest him with our loue,Lent him our terror, dressed him with our love,MM I.i.19
And giuen his Deputation all the OrgansAnd given his deputation all the organsMM I.i.20
Of our owne powre: What thinke you of it?Of our own power. What think you of it?MM I.i.21
Looke where he comes.Look where he comes.MM I.i.24.2
Angelo:Angelo,MM I.i.26.2
There is a kinde of Character in thy life,There is a kind of character in thy lifeMM I.i.27
That to th' obseruer, doth thy historyThat to th' observer doth thy historyMM I.i.28
Fully vnfold: Thy selfe, and thy belongingsFully unfold. Thyself and thy belongingsMM I.i.29
Are not thine owne so proper, as to wasteAre not thine own so proper as to wasteMM I.i.30
Thy selfe vpon thy vertues; they on thee:Thyself upon thy virtues, they on thee.MM I.i.31
Heauen doth with vs, as we, with Torches doe,Heaven doth with us as we with torches do,MM I.i.32
Not light them for themselues: For if our vertuesNot light them for themselves: for if our virtuesMM I.i.33
Did not goe forth of vs, 'twere all alikeDid not go forth of us, 'twere all alikeMM I.i.34
As if we had them not: Spirits are not finely tonch'd,As if we had them not. Spirits are not finely touchedMM I.i.35
But to fine issues: nor nature neuer lendsBut to fine issues, nor Nature never lendsMM I.i.36
The smallest scruple of her excellence,The smallest scruple of her excellenceMM I.i.37
But like a thrifty goddesse, she determinesBut, like a thrifty goddess, she determinesMM I.i.38
Her selfe the glory of a creditour,Herself the glory of a creditor,MM I.i.39
Both thanks, and vse; but I do bend my speechBoth thanks and use. But I do bend my speechMM I.i.40
To one that can my part in him aduertise;To one that can my part in him advertise.MM I.i.41
Hold therefore Angelo:Hold therefore, Angelo:MM I.i.42
In our remoue, be thou at full, our selfe:In our remove be thou at full ourself.MM I.i.43
Mortallitie and Mercie in ViennaMortality and mercy in ViennaMM I.i.44
Liue in thy tongue, and heart: Old EscalusLive in thy tongue and heart. Old Escalus,MM I.i.45
Though first in question, is thy secondary.Though first in question, is thy secondary.MM I.i.46
Take thy Commission.Take thy commission.MM I.i.47.1
No more euasion:No more evasion.MM I.i.50.2
We haue with a leauen'd, and prepared choiceWe have with leavened and prepared choiceMM I.i.51
Proceeded to you; therefore take your honors:Proceeded to you; therefore take your honours.MM I.i.52
Our haste from hence is of so quicke condition,Our haste from hence is of so quick conditionMM I.i.53
That it prefers it selfe, and leaues vnquestion'dThat it prefers itself, and leaves unquestionedMM I.i.54
Matters of needfull value: We shall write to youMatters of needful value. We shall write to you,MM I.i.55
As time, and our concernings shall importune,As time and our concernings shall importune,MM I.i.56
How it goes with vs, and doe looke to knowHow it goes with us, and do look to knowMM I.i.57
What doth befall you here. So fare you well:What doth befall you here. So fare you well.MM I.i.58
To th' hopefull execution doe I leaue you,To th' hopeful execution do I leave youMM I.i.59
Of your CommissionsOf your commissions.MM I.i.60.1
My haste may not admit it,My haste may not admit it;MM I.i.62
Nor neede you (on mine honor) haue to doeNor need you, on mine honour, have to doMM I.i.63
With any scruple: your scope is as mine owne,With any scruple. Your scope is as mine own,MM I.i.64
So to inforce, or qualifie the LawesSo to enforce or qualify the lawsMM I.i.65
As to your soule seemes good: Giue me your hand,As to your soul seems good. Give me your hand.MM I.i.66
Ile priuily away: I loue the people,I'll privily away: I love the people,MM I.i.67
But doe not like to stage me to their eyes:But do not like to stage me to their eyes;MM I.i.68
Though it doe well, I doe not rellish wellThough it do well, I do not relish wellMM I.i.69
Their lowd applause, and Aues vehement:Their loud applause and aves vehement,MM I.i.70
Nor doe I thinke the man of safe discretionNor do I think the man of safe discretionMM I.i.71
That do's affect it. Once more fare you well.That does affect it. Once more, fare you well.MM I.i.72
I thanke you, fare you well.I thank you. Fare you well.MM I.i.75
No: holy Father, throw away that thought,No, holy father, throw away that thought;MM I.iii.1
Beleeue not that the dribling dart of LoueBelieve not that the dribbling dart of loveMM I.iii.2
Can pierce a compleat bosome: why, I desire theeCan pierce a complete bosom. Why I desire theeMM I.iii.3
To giue me secret harbour, hath a purposeTo give me secret harbour hath a purposeMM I.iii.4
More graue, and wrinkled, then the aimes, and endsMore grave and wrinkled than the aims and endsMM I.iii.5
Of burning youth.Of burning youth.MM I.iii.6.1
My holy Sir, none better knowes then youMy holy sir, none better knows than youMM I.iii.7
How I haue euer lou'd the life remouedHow I have ever loved the life removedMM I.iii.8
And held in idle price, to haunt assembliesAnd held in idle price to haunt assembliesMM I.iii.9
Where youth, and cost, witlesse brauery keepes.Where youth and cost a witless bravery keeps.MM I.iii.10
I haue deliuerd to Lord AngeloI have delivered to Lord Angelo,MM I.iii.11
(A man of stricture and firme abstinence)A man of stricture and firm abstinence,MM I.iii.12
My absolute power, and place here in Vienna,My absolute power and place here in Vienna,MM I.iii.13
And he supposes me trauaild to Poland,And he supposes me travelled to Poland,MM I.iii.14
(For so I haue strewd it in the common eare)For so I have strewed it in the common ear,MM I.iii.15
And so it is receiu'd: Now (pious Sir)And so it is received. Now, pious sir,MM I.iii.16
You will demand of me, why I do this.You will demand of me why I do this.MM I.iii.17
We haue strict Statutes, and most biting Laws,We have strict statutes and most biting laws,MM I.iii.19
(The needfull bits and curbes to headstrong weedes,)The needful bits and curbs to headstrong weeds,MM I.iii.20
Which for this foureteene yeares, we haue let slip,Which for this fourteen years we have let slip;MM I.iii.21
Euen like an ore-growne Lyon in a CaueEven like an o'ergrown lion in a cave,MM I.iii.22
That goes not out to prey: Now, as fond Fathers,That goes not out to prey. Now, as fond fathers,MM I.iii.23
Hauing bound vp the threatning twigs of birch,Having bound up the threatening twigs of birch,MM I.iii.24
Onely to sticke it in their childrens sight,Only to stick it in their children's sightMM I.iii.25
For terror, not to vse: in time the rodFor terror, not to use, in time the rodMM I.iii.26
More mock'd, then fear'd: so our Decrees,Becomes more mocked than feared, so our decrees,MM I.iii.27
Dead to infliction, to themselues are dead,Dead to infliction, to themselves are dead,MM I.iii.28
And libertie, plucks Iustice by the nose;And liberty plucks justice by the nose;MM I.iii.29
The Baby beates the Nurse, and quite athwartThe baby beats the nurse, and quite athwartMM I.iii.30
Goes all decorum.Goes all decorum.MM I.iii.31.1
I doe feare: too dreadfull:I do fear, too dreadful.MM I.iii.34.2
Sith 'twas my fault, to giue the people scope,Sith 'twas my fault to give the people scope,MM I.iii.35
'Twould be my tirrany to strike and gall them,'Twould be my tyranny to strike and gall themMM I.iii.36
For what I bid them doe: For, we bid this be doneFor what I bid them do: for we bid this be doneMM I.iii.37
When euill deedes haue their permissiue passe,When evil deeds have their permissive passMM I.iii.38
And not the punishment: therefore indeede (my father)And not the punishment. Therefore, indeed, my father,MM I.iii.39
I haue on Angelo impos'd the office,I have on Angelo imposed the office,MM I.iii.40
Who may in th' ambush of my name, strike home,Who may, in th' ambush of my name, strike home,MM I.iii.41
And yet, my nature neuer in the sightAnd yet my nature never in the sightMM I.iii.42
To do in slander: And to behold his swayTo do it slander. And to behold his swayMM I.iii.43
I will, as 'twere a brother of your Order,I will, as 'twere a brother of your order,MM I.iii.44
Visit both Prince, and People: Therefore I pre'theeVisit both prince and people. Therefore, I prithee,MM I.iii.45
Supply me with the habit, and instruct meSupply me with the habit, and instructMM I.iii.46
How I may formally in person beareHow I may formally in person bear meMM I.iii.47
Like a true Frier: Moe reasons for this actionLike a true friar. More reasons for this actionMM I.iii.48
At our more leysure, shall I render you;At our more leisure shall I render you;MM I.iii.49
Onely, this one: Lord Angelo is precise,Only this one – Lord Angelo is precise,MM I.iii.50
Stands at a guard with Enuie: scarce confessesStands at a guard with envy, scarce confessesMM I.iii.51
That his blood flowes: or that his appetiteThat his blood flows, or that his appetiteMM I.iii.52
Is more to bread then stone: hence shall we seeIs more to bread than stone. Hence shall we see,MM I.iii.53
If power change purpose: what our Seemers be. If power change purpose, what our seemers be.MM I.iii.54
Haile to you, Prouost, so I thinke you are.Hail to you, provost – so I think you are.MM II.iii.1
Bound by my charity, and my blest order,Bound by my charity and my blessed order,MM II.iii.3
I come to visite the afflicted spiritsI come to visit the afflicted spiritsMM II.iii.4
Here in the prison: doe me the common rightHere in the prison. Do me the common rightMM II.iii.5
To let me see them: and to make me knowTo let me see them and to make me knowMM II.iii.6
The nature of their crimes, that I may ministerThe nature of their crimes, that I may ministerMM II.iii.7
To them accordingly.To them accordingly.MM II.iii.8
When must he dye?When must he die?MM II.iii.16.1
Repent you (faire one) of the sin you carry?Repent you, fair one, of the sin you carry?MM II.iii.19
Ile teach you how you shal araign your consciẽceI'll teach you how you shall arraign your conscienceMM II.iii.21
And try your penitence, if it be sound,And try your penitence, if it be sound,MM II.iii.22
Or hollowly put on.Or hollowly put on.MM II.iii.23.1
Loue you the man that wrong'd you?Love you the man that wronged you?MM II.iii.24
So then it seemes your most offence full actSo then it seems your most offenceful actMM II.iii.26
Was mutually committed.Was mutually committed?MM II.iii.27.1
Then was your sin of heauier kinde then his.Then was your sin of heavier kind than his.MM II.iii.28
'Tis meet so (daughter) but least you do repent'Tis meet so, daughter, but lest you do repentMM II.iii.30
As that the sin hath brought you to this shame,As that the sin hath brought you to this shame,MM II.iii.31
Which sorrow is alwaies toward our selues, not heauen,Which sorrow is always towards ourselves, not heaven,MM II.iii.32
Showing we would not spare heauen, as we loue it,Showing we would not spare heaven as we love it,MM II.iii.33
But as we stand in feare.But as we stand in fear – MM II.iii.34
There rest:There rest.MM II.iii.36.2
Your partner (as I heare) must die to morrow,Your partner, as I hear, must die tomorrow,MM II.iii.37
And I am going with instruction to him:And I am going with instruction to him.MM II.iii.38
Grace goe with you, Benedicite.Grace go with you. Benedicite.MM II.iii.39
So then you hope of pardon from Lord Angelo?So then you hope of pardon from Lord Angelo?MM III.i.1
Be absolute for death: either death or lifeBe absolute for death: either death or lifeMM III.i.5
Shall thereby be the sweeter. Reason thus with life:Shall thereby be the sweeter. Reason thus with life:MM III.i.6
If I do loose thee, I do loose a thingIf I do lose thee, I do lose a thingMM III.i.7
That none but fooles would keepe: a breath thou art,That none but fools would keep; a breath thou art,MM III.i.8
Seruile to all the skyie-influencesServile to all the skyey influencesMM III.i.9
That dost this habitation where thou keepstThat dost this habitation where thou keep'stMM III.i.10
Hourely afflict: Meerely, thou art deaths foole,Hourly afflict. Merely, thou art death's fool,MM III.i.11
For him thou labourst by thy flight to shun,For him thou labour'st by thy flight to shun,MM III.i.12
And yet runst toward him still. Thou art not noble,And yet runn'st toward him still. Thou art not noble,MM III.i.13
For all th' accommodations that thou bearst,For all th' accommodations that thou bear'stMM III.i.14
Are nurst by basenesse: Thou'rt by no meanes valiant,Are nursed by baseness. Thou'rt by no means valiant,MM III.i.15
For thou dost feare the soft and tender forkeFor thou dost fear the soft and tender forkMM III.i.16
Of a poore worme: thy best of rest is sleepe,Of a poor worm. Thy best of rest is sleep,MM III.i.17
And that thou oft prouoakst, yet grosselie fearstAnd that thou oft provok'st, yet grossly fear'stMM III.i.18
Thy death, which is no more. Thou art not thy selfe,Thy death, which is no more. Thou art not thyself,MM III.i.19
For thou exists on manie a thousand grainesFor thou exists on many a thousand grainsMM III.i.20
That issue out of dust. Happie thou art not,That issue out of dust. Happy thou art not,MM III.i.21
For what thou hast not, still thou striu'st to get,For what thou hast not, still thou striv'st to get,MM III.i.22
And what thou hast forgetst. Thou art not certaine,And what thou hast, forget'st. Thou art not certain,MM III.i.23
For thy complexion shifts to strange effects,For thy complexion shifts to strange effects,MM III.i.24
After the Moone: If thou art rich, thou'rt poore,After the moon. If thou art rich, thou'rt poor,MM III.i.25
For like an Asse, whose backe with Ingots bowes;For, like an ass, whose back with ingots bows,MM III.i.26
Thou bearst thy heauie riches but a iournie,Thou bear'st thy heavy riches but a journey,MM III.i.27
And death vnloads thee; Friend hast thou none.And death unloads thee. Friend hast thou none,MM III.i.28
For thine owne bowels which do call thee, fireFor thine own bowels, which do call thee sire,MM III.i.29
The meere effusion of thy proper loinesThe mere effusion of thy proper loins,MM III.i.30
Do curse the Gowt, Sapego, and the RheumeDo curse the gout, serpigo, and the rheumMM III.i.31
For ending thee no sooner. Thou hast nor youth, nor ageFor ending thee no sooner. Thou hast nor youth nor age,MM III.i.32
But as it were an after-dinners sleepeBut as it were an after-dinner's sleep,MM III.i.33
Dreaming on both, for all thy blessed youthDreaming on both, for all thy blessed youthMM III.i.34
Becomes as aged, and doth begge the almesBecomes as aged, and doth beg the almsMM III.i.35
Of palsied-Eld: and when thou art old, and richOf palsied eld: and when thou art old and rich,MM III.i.36
Thou hast neither heate, affection, limbe, nor beautieThou hast neither heat, affection, limb, nor beautyMM III.i.37
To make thy riches pleasant: what's yet in thisTo make thy riches pleasant. What's yet in thisMM III.i.38
That beares the name of life? Yet in this lifeThat bears the name of life? Yet in this lifeMM III.i.39
Lie hid moe thousand deaths; yet death we feareLie hid more thousand deaths; yet death we fear,MM III.i.40
That makes these oddes, all euen.That makes these odds all even.MM III.i.41.1
Deere sir, ere long Ile visit you againe.Dear sir, ere long I'll visit you again.MM III.i.48
Prouost, a word with you.Provost, a word with you.MM III.i.53
Bring them to heare me speak, where I may beBring me to hear them speak, where I may beMM III.i.55
conceal'd.concealed.MM III.i.56
Vouchsafe a word, yong sister, but one word.Vouchsafe a word, young sister, but one word.MM III.i.155
Might you dispense with your leysure, I would byMight you dispense with your leisure, I would byMM III.i.157
and by haue some speech with you: the satisfaction Iand by have some speech with you. The satisfaction IMM III.i.158
would require, is likewise your owne benefit.would require is likewise your own benefit.MM III.i.159
Son, I haue ouer-heard what hath past Son, I have overheard what hath passedMM III.i.162
between you & your sister. Angelo had neuer thebetween you and your sister. Angelo had never theMM III.i.163
purpose to corrupt her; onely he hath made an assay ofpurpose to corrupt her; only he hath made an assay ofMM III.i.164
her vertue, to practise his iudgement with the dispositionher virtue to practise his judgement with the dispositionMM III.i.165
of natures. She (hauing the truth of honour in her) hathof natures. She, having the truth of honour in her, hathMM III.i.166
made him that gracious deniall, which he is most glad tomade him that gracious denial which he is most glad toMM III.i.167
receiue: I am Confessor to Angelo, and I know this toreceive. I am confessor to Angelo, and I know this toMM III.i.168
be true, therfore prepare your selfe to death: do not be true. Therefore prepare yourself to death. Do notMM III.i.169
satisfie your resolution with hopes that are fallible,satisfy your resolution with hopes that are fallible.MM III.i.170
to morrow you must die, goe to your knees, and makeTomorrow you must die. Go to your knees and makeMM III.i.171
ready.ready.MM III.i.172
Hold you there: farewell: Hold you there. Farewell.MM III.i.175
Prouost, a word with you.Provost, a word with you.MM III.i.176
That now you are come, you wil be gone: leaueThat now you are come, you will be gone. LeaveMM III.i.178
me a while with the Maid, my minde promises with myme a while with the maid. My mind promises with myMM III.i.179
habit, no losse shall touch her by my company.habit no loss shall touch her by my company.MM III.i.180
The hand that hath made you faire, hath made youThe hand that hath made you fair hath made youMM III.i.182
good: the goodnes that is cheape in beauty, makesgood. The goodness that is cheap in beauty makesMM III.i.183
beauty briefe in goodnes; but grace being the soule ofbeauty brief in goodness, but grace, being the soul ofMM III.i.184
your complexion, shall keepe the body of it euer faire:your complexion, shall keep the body of it ever fair.MM III.i.185
the assault that Angelo hath made to you, FortuneThe assault that Angelo hath made to you, fortuneMM III.i.186
hath conuaid to my vnderstanding; and but thathath conveyed to my understanding, and, but thatMM III.i.187
frailty hath examples for his falling, I should wonder at frailty hath examples for his falling, I should wonder atMM III.i.188
Angelo: how will you doe to content this Substitute,Angelo. How will you do to content this substitute,MM III.i.189
and to saue your Brother?and to save your brother?MM III.i.190
That shall not be much amisse: yet, as the matterThat shall not be much amiss. Yet, as the matterMM III.i.197
now stands, he will auoid your accusation: he made triallnow stands, he will avoid your accusation; he made trialMM III.i.198
of you onelie. Therefore fasten your eare on my aduisings,of you only. Therefore fasten your ear on my advisings.MM III.i.199
to the loue I haue in doing good; a remedie presentsTo the love I have in doing good a remedy presentsMM III.i.200
it selfe. I doe make my selfe beleeue that you may most itself. I do make myself believe that you may mostMM III.i.201
vprighteously do a poor wronged Lady a merited benefit;uprighteously do a poor wronged lady a merited benefit,MM III.i.202
redeem your brother from the angry Law; doe no staineredeem your brother from the angry law, do no stainMM III.i.203
to your owne gracious person, and much please theto your own gracious person, and much please theMM III.i.204
absent Duke, if peraduenture he shall euer returne toabsent Duke, if peradventure he shall ever return toMM III.i.205
haue hearing of this businesse.have hearing of this business.MM III.i.206
Vertue is bold, and goodnes neuer fearefull: / HaueVirtue is bold, and goodness never fearful. HaveMM III.i.210
you not heard speake of Mariana the sister of Fredericke you not heard speak of Mariana, the sister of Frederick,MM III.i.211
the great Souldier, who miscarried at Sea?the great soldier who miscarried at sea?MM III.i.212
Shee should this Angelo haue married: was affiancedShe should this Angelo have married, was affiancedMM III.i.215
to her oath, and the nuptiall appointed: betweento her by oath, and the nuptial appointed, betweenMM III.i.216
which time of the contract, and limit of the solemnitie,which time of the contract and limit of the solemnity,MM III.i.217
her brother Fredericke was wrackt at Sea, hauing in thather brother Frederick was wrecked at sea, having in thatMM III.i.218
perished vessell, the dowry of his sister: but marke howperished vessel the dowry of his sister. But mark howMM III.i.219
heauily this befell to the poore Gentlewoman, there sheheavily this befell to the poor gentlewoman. There sheMM III.i.220
lost a noble and renowned brother, in his loue towardlost a noble and renowned brother, in his love towardMM III.i.221
her, euer most kinde and naturall: with him the portionher ever most kind and natural; with him the portionMM III.i.222
and sinew of her fortune, her marriage dowry: withand sinew of her fortune, her marriage dowry; withMM III.i.223
both, her combynate-husband, this well-seemingboth, her combinate husband, this well-seemingMM III.i.224
Angelo.Angelo.MM III.i.225
Left her in her teares, & dried not one of themLeft her in her tears, and dried not one of themMM III.i.227
with his comfort: swallowed his vowes whole, pretendingwith his comfort, swallowed his vows whole, pretendingMM III.i.228
in her, discoueries of dishonor: in few, bestow'd herin her discoveries of dishonour. In few, bestowed herMM III.i.229
on her owne lamentation, which she yet weares for his sake:on her own lamentation, which she yet wears for his sake,MM III.i.230
and he, a marble to her teares, is washed with them, butand he, a marble to her tears, is washed with them, butMM III.i.231
relents not.relents not.MM III.i.232
It is a rupture that you may easily heale: and the cureIt is a rupture that you may easily heal, and the cureMM III.i.236
of it not onely saues your brother, but keepes you fromof it not only saves your brother, but keeps you fromMM III.i.237
dishonor in doing it.dishonour in doing it.MM III.i.238
This fore-named Maid hath yet in her the continuanceThis forenamed maid hath yet in her the continuanceMM III.i.240
of her first affection: his vniust vnkindenesse (thatof her first affection. His unjust unkindness, thatMM III.i.241
in all reason should haue quenched her loue) hath (likein all reason should have quenched her love, hath, likeMM III.i.242
an impediment in the Current) made it more violent andan impediment in the current, made it more violent andMM III.i.243
vnruly: Goe you to Angelo, answere his requiring with aunruly. Go you to Angelo, answer his requiring with aMM III.i.244
plausible obedience, agree with his demands to theplausible obedience, agree with his demands to theMM III.i.245
point: onely referre your selfe to this aduantage; first, thatpoint. Only refer yourself to this advantage: first, thatMM III.i.246
your stay with him may not be long: that the time mayyour stay with him may not be long, that the time mayMM III.i.247
haue all shadow, and silence in it: and the place answere tohave all shadow and silence in it, and the place answer toMM III.i.248
conuenience: this being granted in course, and nowconvenience. This being granted in course – and nowMM III.i.249
followes all: wee shall aduise this wronged maidfollows all – we shall advise this wronged maidMM III.i.250
to steed vp your appointment, goe in your place: if theto stead up your appointment, go in your place. If theMM III.i.251
encounter acknowledge it selfe heereafter, it may compellencounter acknowledge itself hereafter, it may compelMM III.i.252
him to her recompence; and heere, by this is your brother him to her recompense, and here, by this, is your brotherMM III.i.253
saued, your honor vntainted, the poore Mariana saved, your honour untainted, the poor MarianaMM III.i.254
aduantaged, and the corrupt Deputy scaled. The Maidadvantaged, and the corrupt deputy scaled. The maidMM III.i.255
will I frame, and make fit for his attempt: if you thinkewill I frame and make fit for his attempt. If you thinkMM III.i.256
well to carry this as you may, the doublenes of thewell to carry this, as you may, the doubleness of theMM III.i.257
benefit defends the deceit from reproofe. What thinke youbenefit defends the deceit from reproof. What think youMM III.i.258
of it?of it?MM III.i.259
It lies much in your holding vp: haste you speedilyIt lies much in your holding up. Haste you speedilyMM III.i.262
to Angelo, if for this night he intreat you to his bed,to Angelo. If for this night he entreat you to his bed,MM III.i.263
giue him promise of satisfaction: I will presently togive him promise of satisfaction. I will presently toMM III.i.264
S. Lukes, there at the moated-Grange recides thisSaint Luke's. There, at the moated grange, resides thisMM III.i.265
deiected Mariana; at that place call vpon me, and dispatchdejected Mariana. At that place call upon me, and dispatchMM III.i.266
with Angelo, that it may be quickly.with Angelo, that it may be quickly.MM III.i.267
Oh heauens, what stuffe is heere.O heavens, what stuff is here?MM III.ii.4
And you good Brother Father; what offence hathAnd you, good brother father. What offence hathMM III.ii.11
this man made you, Sir?this man made you, sir?MM III.ii.12
Fie, sirrah, a Bawd, a wicked bawd,Fie, sirrah, a bawd, a wicked bawd!MM III.ii.17
The euill that thou causest to be done,The evil that thou causest to be done,MM III.ii.18
That is thy meanes to liue. Do thou but thinkeThat is thy means to live. Do thou but thinkMM III.ii.19
What 'tis to cram a maw, or cloath a backeWhat 'tis to cram a maw or clothe a backMM III.ii.20
From such a filthie vice: say to thy selfe,From such a filthy vice. Say to thyself,MM III.ii.21
From their abhominable and beastly touchesFrom their abominable and beastly touchesMM III.ii.22
I drinke, I eate away my selfe, and liue:I drink, I eat, array myself, and live.MM III.ii.23
Canst thou beleeue thy liuing is a life,Canst thou believe thy living is a life,MM III.ii.24
So stinkingly depending? Go mend, go mend.So stinkingly depending? Go mend, go mend.MM III.ii.25
Nay, if the diuell haue giuen thee proofs for sinNay, if the devil have given thee proofs for sin,MM III.ii.28
Thou wilt proue his. Take him to prison Officer:Thou wilt prove his. Take him to prison, officer.MM III.ii.29
Correction, and Instruction must both workeCorrection and instruction must both workMM III.ii.30
Ere this rude beast will profit. Ere this rude beast will profit.MM III.ii.31
That we were all, as some would seeme to beeThat we were all, as some would seem to be,MM III.ii.36
From our faults, as faults from seeming free.Free from our faults, as faults from seeming free.MM III.ii.37
Still thus, and thus: still worse?Still thus, and thus, still worse?MM III.ii.50
And you.And you.MM III.ii.74
I know none: can you tell me of any?I know none. Can you tell me of any?MM III.ii.83
I know not where: but wheresoeuer, I wish himI know not where, but wheresoever, I wish himMM III.ii.86
well.well.MM III.ii.87
He do's well in't.He does well in't.MM III.ii.92
It is too general a vice, and seueritie must cure it.It is too general a vice, and severity must cure it.MM III.ii.95
How should he be made then?How should he be made, then?MM III.ii.101
You are pleasant sir, and speake apace.You are pleasant, sir, and speak apace.MM III.ii.107
I neuer heard the absent Duke much detected forI never heard the absent Duke much detected forMM III.ii.115
Women, he was not enclin'd that way.women. He was not inclined that way.MM III.ii.116
'Tis not possible.'Tis not possible.MM III.ii.118
You do him wrong, surely.You do him wrong, surely.MM III.ii.123
What (I prethee) might be the cause?What, I prithee, might be the cause?MM III.ii.127
Wise? Why no question but he was.Wise? Why, no question but he was.MM III.ii.131
Either this is Enuie in you, Folly, or mistaking: TheEither this is the envy in you, folly, or mistaking. TheMM III.ii.133
very streame of his life, and the businesse he hath helmed,very stream of his life and the business he hath helmedMM III.ii.134
must vppon a warranted neede, giue him a better proclamation.must, upon a warranted need, give him a better proclamation.MM III.ii.135
Let him be but testimonied in his owne bringings forth,Let him be but testimonied in his own bringings-forth,MM III.ii.136
and hee shall appeare to the enuious, a Scholler, aand he shall appear to the envious a scholar, aMM III.ii.137
Statesman, and a Soldier: therefore you speake vnskilfully:statesman, and a soldier. Therefore you speak unskilfully;MM III.ii.138
or, if your knowledge bee more, it is muchor, if your knowledge be more, it is muchMM III.ii.139
darkned in your malice.darkened in your malice.MM III.ii.140
Loue talkes with better knowledge, & knowledgeLove talks with better knowledge, and knowledgeMM III.ii.142
with deare loue.with dearer love.MM III.ii.143
I can hardly beleeue that, since you know not whatI can hardly believe that, since you know not whatMM III.ii.145
you speake. But if euer the Duke returne (as our praiersyou speak. But if ever the Duke return – as our prayersMM III.ii.146
are he may) let mee desire you to make your answerare he may – let me desire you to make your answerMM III.ii.147
before him: if it bee honest you haue spoke, you hauebefore him. If it be honest you have spoke, you haveMM III.ii.148
courage to maintaine it; I am bound to call vppon you, andcourage to maintain it. I am bound to call upon you, and,MM III.ii.149
I pray you your name?I pray you, your name?MM III.ii.150
He shall know you better Sir, if I may liue to reportHe shall know you better, sir, if I may live to reportMM III.ii.152
you.you.MM III.ii.153
O, you hope the Duke will returne no more: or youO, you hope the Duke will return no more, or youMM III.ii.155
imagine me to vnhurtfull an opposite: but indeed I canimagine me too unhurtful an opposite. But indeed I canMM III.ii.156
doe you little harme: You'll for-sweare this againe?do you little harm; you'll forswear this again.MM III.ii.157
Why should he die Sir?Why should he die, sir?MM III.ii.161
No might, nor greatnesse in mortalityNo might nor greatness in mortalityMM III.ii.175
Can censure scape: Back-wounding calumnieCan censure 'scape; back-wounding calumnyMM III.ii.176
The whitest vertue strikes. What King so strong,The whitest virtue strikes. What king so strongMM III.ii.177
Can tie the gall vp in the slanderous tong?Can tie the gall up in the slanderous tongue?MM III.ii.178
But who comes heere?But who comes here?MM III.ii.179
Blisse, and goodnesse on you.Bliss and goodness on you!MM III.ii.205
Not of this Countrie, though my chance is nowNot of this country, though my chance is nowMM III.ii.207
To vse it for my time: I am a brotherTo use it for my time. I am a brotherMM III.ii.208
Of gracious Order, late come from the Sea,Of gracious order, late come from the See,MM III.ii.209
In speciall businesse from his Holinesse. In special business from his Holiness.MM III.ii.210
None, but that there is so great a Feauor on goodnesse,None, but that there is so great a fever on goodnessMM III.ii.212
that the dissolution of it must cure it. Noueltie is onelythat the dissolution of it must cure it. Novelty is onlyMM III.ii.213
in request, and as it is as dangerous to be aged in any kindein request, and it is as dangerous to be aged in any kindMM III.ii.214
of course, as it is vertuous to be constant in any vndertaking.of course as it is virtuous to be constant in any undertaking.MM III.ii.215
There is scarse truth enough aliue to makeThere is scarce truth enough alive to makeMM III.ii.216
Societies secure, but Securitie enough to make Fellowshipssocieties secure, but security enough to make fellowshipsMM III.ii.217
accurst: Much vpon this riddle runs the wisedomeaccursed. Much upon this riddle runs the wisdomMM III.ii.218
of the world: This newes is old enough, yet it is euerieof the world. This news is old enough, yet it is everyMM III.ii.219
daies newes. I pray you Sir, of what disposition was theday's news. I pray you, sir, of what disposition was theMM III.ii.220
Duke?Duke?MM III.ii.221
What pleasure was he giuen to?What pleasure was he given to?MM III.ii.224
He professes to haue receiued no sinister measureHe professes to have received no sinister measureMM III.ii.232
from his Iudge, but most willingly humbles himselfefrom his judge, but most willingly humbles himselfMM III.ii.233
to the determination of Iustice: yet had he framed toto the determination of justice. Yet had he framed toMM III.ii.234
himselfe (by the instruction of his frailty) manie deceyuinghimself, by the instruction of his frailty, many deceivingMM III.ii.235
promises of life, which I (by my good leisure) hauepromises of life, which I, by my good leisure, haveMM III.ii.236
discredited to him, and now is he resolu'd to die.discredited to him, and now is he resolved to die.MM III.ii.237
If his owne life, / Answere the straitnesse of his proceeding,If his own life answer the straitness of his proceeding,MM III.ii.244
It shall become him well: wherein if he chance toit shall become him well; wherein if he chance toMM III.ii.245
faile he hath sentenc'd himselfe.fail, he hath sentenced himself.MM III.ii.246
Peace be with you.Peace be with you!MM III.ii.248
He who the sword of Heauen will beare,He who the sword of heaven will bearMM III.ii.249
Should be as holy, as seueareShould be as holy as severe;MM III.ii.250
Patterne in himselfe to know,Pattern in himself to know,MM III.ii.251
Grace to stand, and Vertue go:Grace to stand, and virtue go;MM III.ii.252
More, nor lesse to others paying,More nor less to others payingMM III.ii.253
Then by selfe-offences weighing.Than by self-offences weighing.MM III.ii.254
Shame to him, whose cruell striking,Shame to him whose cruel strikingMM III.ii.255
Kils for faults of his owne liking:Kills for faults of his own liking.MM III.ii.256
Twice trebble shame on Angelo,Twice treble shame on Angelo,MM III.ii.257
To weede my vice, and let his grow.To weed my vice and let his grow.MM III.ii.258
Oh, what may Man within him hide,O, what may man within him hide,MM III.ii.259
Though Angel on the outward side?Though angel on the outward side?MM III.ii.260
How may likenesse made in crimes,How may likeness made in crimes,MM III.ii.261
Making practise on the Times,Making practice on the times,MM III.ii.262
To draw with ydle Spiders stringsTo-draw with idle spiders' stringsMM III.ii.263
Most ponderous and substantiall things?Most ponderous and substantial things!MM III.ii.264
Craft against vice, I must applie.Craft against vice I must apply.MM III.ii.265
With Angelo to night shall lyeWith Angelo tonight shall lieMM III.ii.266
His old betroathed (but despised:)His old betrothed, but despised:MM III.ii.267
So disguise shall by th' disguisedSo disguise shall by th' disguisedMM III.ii.268
Pay with falshood, false exacting,Pay with falsehood, false exacting,MM III.ii.269
And performe an olde contracting. And perform an old contracting.MM III.ii.270
'Tis good; though Musick oft hath such a charme'Tis good, though music oft hath such a charmMM IV.i.14
To make bad, good; and good prouoake to harme.To make bad good, and good provoke to harm.MM IV.i.15
I pray you tell me, hath any body enquir'd for mee hereI pray you tell me, hath anybody inquired for me hereMM IV.i.16
to day; much vpon this time haue I promis'd here totoday? Much upon this time have I promised here toMM IV.i.17
meete.meet.MM IV.i.18
I doe constantly beleeue you: the time is come euenI do constantly believe you. The time is come evenMM IV.i.21
now. I shall craue your forbearance a little, may be Inow. I shall crave your forbearance a little. May be IMM IV.i.22
will call vpon you anone for some aduantage to your selfe.will call upon you anon for some advantage to yourself.MM IV.i.23
Very well met, and well come:Very well met, and welcome.MM IV.i.25
What is the newes from this good Deputie?What is the news from this good deputy?MM IV.i.26
But shall you on your knowledge find this way?But shall you on your knowledge find this way?MM IV.i.36
Are there no other tokensAre there no other tokensMM IV.i.40.2
Betweene you 'greed, concerning her obseruance?Between you 'greed concerning her observance?MM IV.i.41
'Tis well borne vp.'Tis well borne up.MM IV.i.47.2
I haue not yet made knowne to MarianaI have not yet made known to MarianaMM IV.i.48
A word of this: what hoa, within; come forth,A word of this. What ho, within. Come forth.MM IV.i.49
I pray you be acquainted with this Maid,I pray you, be acquainted with this maid;MM IV.i.50
She comes to doe you good.She comes to do you good.MM IV.i.51.1
Do you perswade your selfe that I respect you?Do you persuade yourself that I respect you?MM IV.i.52
Take then this your companion by the handTake then this your companion by the hand,MM IV.i.54
Who hath a storie readie for your eare:Who hath a story ready for your ear.MM IV.i.55
I shall attend your leisure, but make hasteI shall attend your leisure, but make haste.MM IV.i.56
The vaporous night approaches.The vaporous night approaches.MM IV.i.57
Oh Place, and greatnes: millions of false eiesO place and greatness, millions of false eyesMM IV.i.59
Are stucke vpon thee: volumes of reportAre stuck upon thee. Volumes of reportMM IV.i.60
Run with these false, and most contrarious QuestRun with these false and most contrarious questsMM IV.i.61
Vpon thy doings: thousand escapes of witUpon thy doings; thousand escapes of witMM IV.i.62
Make thee the father of their idle dreame,Make thee the father of their idle dream,MM IV.i.63
And racke thee in their fancies.And rack thee in their fancies.MM IV.i.64.1
Welcome, how agreed?Welcome, how agreed?MM IV.i.64.2
It is not my consent,It is not my consent,MM IV.i.66.2
But my entreaty too.But my entreaty too.MM IV.i.67.1
Nor gentle daughter, feare you not at all:Nor, gentle daughter, fear you not at all.MM IV.i.70
He is your husband on a pre-contract:He is your husband on a pre-contract.MM IV.i.71
To bring you thus together 'tis no sinne,To bring you thus together, 'tis no sin,MM IV.i.72
Sith that the Iustice of your title to himSith that the justice of your title to himMM IV.i.73
Doth flourish the deceit. Come, let vs goe,Doth flourish the deceit. Come, let us go;MM IV.i.74
Our Corne's to reape, for yet our Tithes to sow. Our corn's to reap, for yet our tilth's to sow.MM IV.i.75
The best, and wholsomst spirits of the night,The best and wholesom'st spirts of the nightMM IV.ii.70
Inuellop you, good Prouost: who call'd heere of late?Envelop you, good provost. Who called here of late?MM IV.ii.71
Not Isabell?Not Isabel?MM IV.ii.73.1
They will then er't be long.They will then, ere't be long.MM IV.ii.73.3
There's some in hope.There's some in hope.MM IV.ii.75.1
Not so, not so: his life is paralel'dNot so, not so; his life is paralleledMM IV.ii.76
Euen with the stroke and line of his great Iustice:Even with the stroke and line of his great justice.MM IV.ii.77
He doth with holie abstinence subdueHe doth with holy abstinence subdueMM IV.ii.78
That in himselfe, which he spurres on his powreThat in himself which he spurs on his powerMM IV.ii.79
To qualifie in others: were he meal'd with thatTo qualify in others. Were he mealed with thatMM IV.ii.80
Which he corrects, then were he tirrannous,Which he corrects, then were he tyrannous,MM IV.ii.81
But this being so, he's iust.But this being so, he's just.MM IV.ii.82.1
Now are they come.Now are they come.MM IV.ii.82.2
This is a gentle Prouost, sildome whenThis is a gentle provost; seldom whenMM IV.ii.83
The steeled Gaoler is the friend of men:The steeled gaoler is the friend of men.MM IV.ii.84
How now? what noise? That spirit's possest with hast,How now? What noise? That spirit's possessed with hasteMM IV.ii.85
That wounds th' vnsisting Posterne with these strokes.That wounds th' unsisting postern with these strokes.MM IV.ii.86
Haue you no countermand for Claudio yet?Have you no countermand for Claudio yet,MM IV.ii.89
But he must die to morrow?But he must die tomorrow?MM IV.ii.90.1
As neere the dawning Prouost, as it is,As near the dawning, provost, as it is,MM IV.ii.91
You shall heare more ere Morning.You shall hear more ere morning.MM IV.ii.92.1
This is his Lords man.This is his lordship's man.MM IV.ii.98
This is his Pardon purchas'd by such sin,This is his pardon, purchased by such sinMM IV.ii.105
For which the Pardoner himselfe is in:For which the pardoner himself is in:MM IV.ii.106
Hence hath offence his quicke celeritie,Hence hath offence his quick celerity,MM IV.ii.107
When it is borne in high Authority.When it is borne in high authority,MM IV.ii.108
When Vice makes Mercie; Mercie's so extended,When vice makes mercy, mercy's so extendedMM IV.ii.109
That for the faults loue, is th' offender friended.That for the fault's love is th' offender friended.MM IV.ii.110
Now Sir, what newes?Now, sir, what news?MM IV.ii.111
Pray you let's heare.Pray you, let's hear.MM IV.ii.116
What is that Barnardine, who is to be executed inWhat is that Barnardine who is to be executed inMM IV.ii.125
th' afternoone?th' afternoon?MM IV.ii.126
How came it, that the absent Duke had not eitherHow came it that the absent Duke had not eitherMM IV.ii.129
deliuer'd him to his libertie, or executed him? I hauedelivered him to his liberty or executed him? I haveMM IV.ii.130
heard it was euer his manner to do so.heard it was ever his manner to do so.MM IV.ii.131
It is now apparant?It is now apparent?MM IV.ii.135
Hath he borne himselfe penitently in prison? / How Hath he borne himself penitently in prison? HowMM IV.ii.137
seemes he to be touch'd?seems he to be touched?MM IV.ii.138
He wants aduice.He wants advice.MM IV.ii.143
More of him anon: There is written in your browMore of him anon. There is written in your brow,MM IV.ii.150
Prouost, honesty and constancie; if I reade it not truly,provost, honesty and constancy. If I read it not truly,MM IV.ii.151
my ancient skill beguiles me: but in the boldnes of mymy ancient skill beguiles me; but in the boldness of myMM IV.ii.152
cunning, I will lay my selfe in hazard: Claudio, whomcunning I will lay myself in hazard. Claudio, whomMM IV.ii.153
heere you haue warrant to execute, is no greater forfeithere you have warrant to execute, is no greater forfeitMM IV.ii.154
to the Law, then Angelo who hath sentenc'd him. To maketo the law than Angelo who hath sentenced him. To makeMM IV.ii.155
you vnderstand this in a manifested effect, I craue butyou understand this in a manifested effect, I crave butMM IV.ii.156
foure daies respit: for the which, you are to do me both afour days' respite, for the which you are to do me both aMM IV.ii.157
present, and a dangerous courtesie.present and a dangerous courtesy.MM IV.ii.158
In the delaying death.In the delaying death.MM IV.ii.160
By the vow of mine Order, I warrant you, / If myBy the vow of mine order I warrant you, if myMM IV.ii.165
instructions may be your guide, / Let this Barnardine beinstructions may be your guide. Let this Barnardine beMM IV.ii.166
this morning executed, / And his head borne to Angelo.this morning executed, and his head borne to Angelo.MM IV.ii.167
Oh, death's a great disguiser, and you may adde to it;O, death's a great disguiser, and you may add to it.MM IV.ii.170
Shaue the head, and tie the beard, and say it was the desireShave the head, and tie the beard, and say it was the desireMM IV.ii.171
of the penitent to be so bar'de before his death: youof the penitent to be so bared before his death. YouMM IV.ii.172
know the course is common. If any thing fall to youknow the course is common. If anything fall to youMM IV.ii.173
vpon this, more then thankes and good fortune, by theupon this, more than thanks and good fortune, by theMM IV.ii.174
Saint whom I professe, I will plead against it with my life.saint whom I profess, I will plead against it with my life.MM IV.ii.175
Were you sworne to the Duke, or to the Deputie?Were you sworn to the Duke or to the deputy?MM IV.ii.177
You will thinke you haue made no offence, if theYou will think you have made no offence if theMM IV.ii.179
Duke auouch the iustice of your dealing?Duke avouch the justice of your dealing?MM IV.ii.180
Not a resemblance, but a certainty; yet since I seeNot a resemblance, but a certainty. Yet since I seeMM IV.ii.182
you fearfull, that neither my coate, integrity, noryou fearful, that neither my coat, integrity, norMM IV.ii.183
perswasion, can with ease attempt you, I wil go further thenpersuasion can with ease attempt you, I will go further thanMM IV.ii.184
I meant, to plucke all feares out of you. Looke you Sir,I meant, to pluck all fears out of you. Look you, sir,MM IV.ii.185
heere is the hand and Seale of the Duke: you know thehere is the hand and seal of the Duke. You know theMM IV.ii.186
Charracter I doubt not, and the Signet is not strange tocharacter, I doubt not, and the signet is not strange toMM IV.ii.187
you?you.MM IV.ii.188
The Contents of this, is the returne of the Duke; you The contents of this is the return of the Duke. YouMM IV.ii.190
shall anon ouer-reade it at your pleasure: where you shall shall anon over-read it at your pleasure, where you shallMM IV.ii.191
finde within these two daies, he wil be heere. This is afind within these two days he will be here. This is aMM IV.ii.192
thing that Angelo knowes not, for hee this very daything that Angelo knows not, for he this very dayMM IV.ii.193
receiues letters of strange tenor, perchance of the Dukesreceives letters of strange tenor, perchance of the Duke'sMM IV.ii.194
death, perchance entering into some Monasterie, but bydeath, perchance entering into some monastery, but byMM IV.ii.195
chance nothing of what is writ. Looke, th' vnfolding Starrechance nothing of what is writ. Look, th' unfolding starMM IV.ii.196
calles vp the Shepheard; put not your selfe into amazement,calls up the shepherd. Put not yourself into amazementMM IV.ii.197
how these things should be; all difficulties are but easiehow these things should be. All difficulties are but easyMM IV.ii.198
when they are knowne. Call your executioner, and off when they are known. Call your executioner, and offMM IV.ii.199
with Barnardines head: I will giue him a present with Barnardine's head. I will give him a presentMM IV.ii.200
shrift, and aduise him for a better place. Yet you areshrift and advise him for a better place. Yet you areMM IV.ii.201
amaz'd, but this shall absolutely resolue you: Comeamazed, but this shall absolutely resolve you. ComeMM IV.ii.202
away, it is almost cleere dawne.away, it is almost clear dawn.MM IV.ii.203
Sir, induced by my charitie, and hearing how hastilySir, induced by my charity, and hearing how hastilyMM IV.iii.48
you are to depart, I am come to aduise you, / Comfort you,you are to depart, I am come to advise you, comfort you,MM IV.iii.49
and pray with you.and pray with you.MM IV.iii.50
Oh sir, you must: and therefore I beseech you / LookeO, sir, you must, and therefore I beseech you lookMM IV.iii.55
forward on the iournie you shall go.forward on the journey you shall go.MM IV.iii.56
But heare you:But hear you.MM IV.iii.59
Vnfit to liue, or die: oh grauell heart.Unfit to live or die. O gravel heart!MM IV.iii.62
After him (Fellowes) bring him to the blocke.After him, fellows: bring him to the block.MM IV.iii.63
A creature vnpre-par'd, vnmeet for death,A creature unprepared, unmeet for death,MM IV.iii.65
And to transport him in the minde he is,And to transport him in the mind he isMM IV.iii.66
Were damnable.Were damnable.MM IV.iii.67.1
Oh, 'tis an accident that heauen prouides:O, 'tis an accident that heaven provides.MM IV.iii.75
Dispatch it presently, the houre drawes onDispatch it presently; the hour draws onMM IV.iii.76
Prefixt by Angelo: See this be done,Prefixed by Angelo. See this be done,MM IV.iii.77
And sent according to command, whiles IAnd sent according to command, whiles IMM IV.iii.78
Perswade this rude wretch willingly to die.Persuade this rude wretch willingly to die.MM IV.iii.79
Let this be done,Let this be done.MM IV.iii.84.2
Put them in secret holds, both Barnardine Put them in secret holds, both BarnardineMM IV.iii.85
and Claudio, / Ere twice the Sun hath madeAnd Claudio. Ere twice the sun hath madeMM IV.iii.86
his iournall greeting / To yond generation,His journal greeting to yond generation,MM IV.iii.87
you shal finde / Your safetie manifested.You shall find your safety manifested.MM IV.iii.88
Quicke, dispatch, and send the head to AngeloQuick, dispatch, and send the head to Angelo.MM IV.iii.90
Now wil I write Letters to Angelo,Now will I write letters to Varrius – MM IV.iii.91
(The Prouost he shal beare them) whose contentsThe provost, he shall bear them – whose contentsMM IV.iii.92
Shal witnesse to him I am neere at home:Shall witness to him I am near at home,MM IV.iii.93
And that by great Iniunctions I am boundAnd that by great injunctions I am boundMM IV.iii.94
To enter publikely: him Ile desireTo enter publicly. Him I'll desireMM IV.iii.95
To meet me at the consecrated Fount,To meet me at the consecrated fountMM IV.iii.96
A League below the Citie: and from thence,A league below the city, and from thence,MM IV.iii.97
By cold gradation, and weale-ballanc'd forme.By cold gradation and well-balanced form,MM IV.iii.98
We shal proceed with Angelo.We shall proceed with Angelo.MM IV.iii.99
Conuenient is it: Make a swift returne,Convenient is it. Make a swift return,MM IV.iii.101
For I would commune with you of such things,For I would commune with you of such thingsMM IV.iii.102
That want no eare but yours.That want no ear but yours.MM IV.iii.103.1
The tongue of Isabell. She's come to know,The tongue of Isabel. She's come to knowMM IV.iii.105
If yet her brothers pardon be come hither:If yet her brother's pardon be come hither,MM IV.iii.106
But I will keepe her ignorant of her good,But I will keep her ignorant of her good,MM IV.iii.107
To make her heauenly comforts of dispaire,To make her heavenly comforts of despairMM IV.iii.108
When it is least expected.When it is least expected.MM IV.iii.109.1
Good morning to you, faire, and gracious daughter.Good morning to you, fair and gracious daughter.MM IV.iii.110
He hath releasd him, Isabell, from the world,He hath released him, Isabel, from the world.MM IV.iii.113
His head is off, and sent to Angelo.His head is off and sent to Angelo.MM IV.iii.114
It is no other, Shew your wisedome daughterIt is no other. Show your wisdom, daughter,MM IV.iii.116
in your close patience.In your close patience.MM IV.iii.117
You shal not be admitted to his sight.You shall not be admitted to his sight.MM IV.iii.119
This nor hurts him, nor profits you a iot,This nor hurts him nor profits you a jot;MM IV.iii.122
Forbeare it therefore, giue your cause to heauen,Forbear it therefore, give your cause to heaven.MM IV.iii.123
Marke what I say, which you shal findeMark what I say, which you shall findMM IV.iii.124
By euery sillable a faithful veritie.By every syllable a faithful verity.MM IV.iii.125
The Duke comes home to morrow: nay drie your eyes,The Duke comes home tomorrow – nay, dry your eyes – MM IV.iii.126
One of our Couent, and his ConfessorOne of our covent, and his confessor,MM IV.iii.127
Giues me this instance: Already he hath carriedGives me this instance. Already he hath carriedMM IV.iii.128
Notice to Escalus and Angelo,Notice to Escalus and Angelo,MM IV.iii.129
Who do prepare to meete him at the gates,Who do prepare to meet him at the gates,MM IV.iii.130
There to giue vp their powre: If you can pace your wisdome,There to give up their power. If you can, pace your wisdomMM IV.iii.131
In that good path that I would wish it go,In that good path that I would wish it go,MM IV.iii.132
And you shal haue your bosome on this wretch,And you shall have your bosom on this wretch,MM IV.iii.133
Grace of the Duke, reuenges to your heart,Grace of the Duke, revenges to your heart,MM IV.iii.134
And general Honor.And general honour.MM IV.iii.135.1
This Letter then to Friar Peter giue,This letter then to Friar Peter give.MM IV.iii.136
'Tis that he sent me of the Dukes returne:'Tis that he sent me of the Duke's return.MM IV.iii.137
Say, by this token, I desire his companieSay, by this token, I desire his companyMM IV.iii.138
At Mariana's house to night. Her cause, and yoursAt Mariana's house tonight. Her cause and yoursMM IV.iii.139
Ile perfect him withall, and he shal bring youI'll perfect him withal, and he shall bring youMM IV.iii.140
Before the Duke; and to the head of AngeloBefore the Duke; and to the head of AngeloMM IV.iii.141
Accuse him home and home. For my poore selfe,Accuse him home and home. For my poor self,MM IV.iii.142
I am combined by a sacred Vow,I am combined by a sacred vowMM IV.iii.143
And shall be absent. Wend you with this Letter :And shall be absent. Wend you with this letter.MM IV.iii.144
Command these fretting waters from your eiesCommand these fretting waters from your eyesMM IV.iii.145
With a light heart; trust not my holie OrderWith a light heart. Trust not my holy orderMM IV.iii.146
If I peruert your course: whose heere?If I pervert your course. Who's here?MM IV.iii.147
Not within Sir. Not within, sir.MM IV.iii.149
Sir, the Duke is marueilous little beholding to yourSir, the Duke is marvellous little beholding to yourMM IV.iii.157
reports, but the best is, he liues not in them.reports, but the best is, he lives not in them.MM IV.iii.158
Well: you'l answer this one day. Fare ye well.Well, you'll answer this one day. Fare ye well.MM IV.iii.161
You haue told me too many of him already sir ifYou have told me too many of him already, sir, ifMM IV.iii.164
they be true: if not true, none were enough.they be true; if not true, none were enough.MM IV.iii.165
Did you such a thing?Did you such a thing?MM IV.iii.168
Sir your company is fairer then honest, rest youSir, your company is fairer than honest. Rest youMM IV.iii.171
well.well.MM IV.iii.172
These Letters at fit time deliuer me,These letters at fit time deliver me.MM IV.v.1
The Prouost knowes our purpose and our plot,The provost knows our purpose and our plot.MM IV.v.2
The matter being a foote, keepe your instructionThe matter being afoot, keep your instruction,MM IV.v.3
And hold you euer to our speciall drift,And hold you ever to our special drift,MM IV.v.4
Though sometimes you doe blench from this to thatThough sometimes you do blench from this to that,MM IV.v.5
As cause doth minister: Goe call at Flauia's house,As cause doth minister. Go call at Flavius' house,MM IV.v.6
And tell him where I stay: giue the like noticeAnd tell him where I stay. Give the like noticeMM IV.v.7
To Valencius, Rowland, and to Crassus,To Valentius, Rowland, and to Crassus,MM IV.v.8
And bid them bring the Trumpets to the gate:And bid them bring the trumpets to the gate;MM IV.v.9
But send me Flauius first.But send me Flavius first.MM IV.v.10.1
I thank thee Varrius, thou hast made good hast,I thank thee, Varrius, thou hast made good haste.MM IV.v.12
Come, we will walke: There's other of our friendsCome, we will walk. There's other of our friendsMM IV.v.13
Will greet vs heere anon: my gentle Varrius.Will greet us here anon, my gentle Varrius.MM IV.v.14
My very worthy Cosen, fairely met,My very worthy cousin, fairly met.MM V.i.1
Our old, and faithfull friend, we are glad to see you.Our old and faithful friend, we are glad to see you.MM V.i.2
Many and harty thankings to you both:Many and hearty thankings to you both.MM V.i.4
We haue made enquiry of you, and we heareWe have made inquiry of you, and we hearMM V.i.5
Such goodnesse of your Iustice, that our souleSuch goodness of your justice that our soulMM V.i.6
Cannot but yeeld you forth to publique thankesCannot but yield you forth to public thanks,MM V.i.7
Forerunning more requitall.Forerunning more requital.MM V.i.8.1
Oh your desert speaks loud, & I should wrong itO, your desert speaks loud, and I should wrong itMM V.i.9
To locke it in the wards of couert bosomeTo lock it in the wards of covert bosom,MM V.i.10
When it deserues with characters of brasseWhen it deserves with characters of brassMM V.i.11
A forted residence 'gainst the tooth of time,A forted residence 'gainst the tooth of timeMM V.i.12
And razure of obliuion: Giue we your handAnd razure of oblivion. Give me your hand,MM V.i.13
And let the Subiect see, to make them knowAnd let the subject see, to make them knowMM V.i.14
That outward curtesies would faine proclaimeThat outward courtesies would fain proclaimMM V.i.15
Fauours that keepe within: Come Escalus,Favours that keep within. Come, Escalus,MM V.i.16
You must walke by vs, on our other hand:You must walk by us on our other hand,MM V.i.17
And good supporters are you.And good supporters are you.MM V.i.18
Relate your wrongs; / In what, by whom? be briefe:Relate your wrongs. In what? By whom? Be brief.MM V.i.26
Here is Lord Angelo shall giue you Iustice,Here is Lord Angelo shall give you justice.MM V.i.27
Reueale your selfe to him.Reveal yourself to him.MM V.i.28.1
Nay it is ten times strange?Nay, it is ten times strange.MM V.i.42.2
Away with her: poore souleAway with her. Poor soul,MM V.i.46.2
She speakes this, in th' infirmity of sence.She speaks this in th' infirmity of sense.MM V.i.47
By mine honestyBy mine honesty,MM V.i.59.2
If she be mad, as I beleeue no other,If she be mad, as I believe no other,MM V.i.60
Her madnesse hath the oddest frame of sense,Her madness hath the oddest frame of sense,MM V.i.61
Such a dependancy of thing, on thing,Such a dependency of thing on thing,MM V.i.62
As ere I heard in madnesse.As e'er I heard in madness.MM V.i.63.1
Many that are not madMany that are not madMM V.i.67.2
Haue sure more lacke of reason: / What would you say?Have sure more lack of reason. What would you say?MM V.i.68
You were not bid to speake.You were not bid to speak.MM V.i.78.1
I wish you now then,I wish you now, then.MM V.i.79.2
Pray you take note of it: and when you hauePray you, take note of it, and when you haveMM V.i.80
A businesse for your selfe: pray heauen you thenA business for yourself, pray heaven you thenMM V.i.81
Be perfect.Be perfect.MM V.i.82.1
The warrant's for your selfe: take heede to't.The warrant's for yourself: take heed to't.MM V.i.83
It may be right, but you are i'the wrongIt may be right, but you are i'the wrongMM V.i.86
To speake before your time: proceed,To speak before your time. Proceed.MM V.i.87.1
That's somewhat madly spoken.That's somewhat madly spoken.MM V.i.89.1
Mended againe: the matter: proceed.Mended again. The matter. Proceed.MM V.i.91
This is most likely.This is most likely!MM V.i.103.2
By heauen (fond wretch) yu knowst not what thou speak'st,By heaven, fond wretch, thou know'st not what thou speak'st,MM V.i.105
Or else thou art suborn'd against his honorOr else thou art suborned against his honourMM V.i.106
In hatefull practise: first his IntegritieIn hateful practice. First, his integrityMM V.i.107
Stands without blemish: next it imports no reason,Stands without blemish. Next, it imports no reasonMM V.i.108
That with such vehemency he should pursueThat with such vehemency he should pursueMM V.i.109
Faults proper to himselfe: if he had so offendedFaults proper to himself. If he had so offended,MM V.i.110
He would haue waigh'd thy brother by himselfe,He would have weighed thy brother by himself,MM V.i.111
And not haue cut him off: some one hath set you on:And not have cut him off. Someone hath set you on.MM V.i.112
Confesse the truth, and say by whose aduiceConfess the truth, and say by whose adviceMM V.i.113
Thou cam'st heere to complaine.Thou cam'st here to complain.MM V.i.114.1
I know you'ld faine be gone: An Officer:I know you'd fain be gone. An officer!MM V.i.120
To prison with her: Shall we thus permitTo prison with her. Shall we thus permitMM V.i.121
A blasting and a scandalous breath to fall,A blasting and a scandalous breath to fallMM V.i.122
On him so neere vs? This needs must be a practise:On him so near us? This needs must be a practice.MM V.i.123
Who knew of your intent and comming hither?Who knew of your intent and coming hither?MM V.i.124
A ghostly Father, belike: / Who knowes that Lodowicke?A ghostly father, belike. Who knows that Lodowick?MM V.i.126
Words against mee? this 'a good Fryer belikeWords against me? This' a good friar, belike,MM V.i.131
And to set on this wretched woman hereAnd to set on this wretched woman hereMM V.i.132
Against our Substitute: Let this Fryer be found.Against our substitute! Let this friar be found.MM V.i.133
We did beleeue no lesse.We did believe no less.MM V.i.142.2
Know you that Frier Lodowick that she speakes of?Know you that Friar Lodowick that she speaks of?MM V.i.143
Good Frier, let's heare it:Good friar, let's hear it.MM V.i.162.2
Doe you not smile at this, Lord Angelo?Do you not smile at this, Lord Angelo?MM V.i.163
Oh heauen, the vanity of wretched fooles.O heaven, the vanity of wretched fools!MM V.i.164
Giue vs some seates, Come cosen Angelo,Give us some seats. Come, cousin Angelo,MM V.i.165
In this I'll be impartiall: be you IudgeIn this I'll be impartial. Be you judgeMM V.i.166
Of your owne Cause: Is this the Witnes Frier?Of your own cause. Is this the witness, friar?MM V.i.167
First, let her shew your face, and after, speake.First, let her show her face, and after speak.MM V.i.168
What, are you married?What, are you married?MM V.i.171
Are you a Maid?Are you a maid?MM V.i.173
A Widow then?A widow, then?MM V.i.175
Why you are nothing then: neither Maid, Widow,Why, you are nothing then. Neither maid, widow,MM V.i.177
nor Wife?nor wife?MM V.i.178
Silence that fellow: I would he had some causeSilence that fellow. I would he had some causeMM V.i.181
to prattle for himselfe.To prattle for himself.MM V.i.182
For the benefit of silence, would thou wert so to.For the benefit of silence, would thou wert so too.MM V.i.189
This is no witnesse for Lord Angelo.This is no witness for Lord Angelo.MM V.i.191
No? you say your husband.No? You say your husband?MM V.i.199
Know you this woman?Know you this woman?MM V.i.211.2
Sirha, no more.Sirrah, no more!MM V.i.212.2
I, with my heart,Ay, with my heart,MM V.i.237.2
And punish them to your height of pleasure.And punish them to your height of pleasure.MM V.i.238
Thou foolish Frier, and thou pernicious womanThou foolish friar, and thou pernicious woman,MM V.i.239
Compact with her that's gone: thinkst thou, thy oathes,Compact with her that's gone, think'st thou thy oaths,MM V.i.240
Though they would swear downe each particular Saint,Though they would swear down each particular saint,MM V.i.241
Were testimonies against his worth, and creditWere testimonies against his worth and creditMM V.i.242
That's seald in approbation? you, Lord EscalusThat's sealed in approbation? You, Lord Escalus,MM V.i.243
Sit with my Cozen, lend him your kinde painesSit with my cousin, lend him your kind painsMM V.i.244
To finde out this abuse, whence 'tis deriu'd.To find out this abuse, whence 'tis derived.MM V.i.245
There is another Frier that set them on,There is another friar that set them on;MM V.i.246
Let him be sent for.Let him be sent for.MM V.i.247
Goe, doe it instantly:Go do it instantly;MM V.i.251.2
And you, my noble and well-warranted CosenAnd you, my noble and well-warranted cousin,MM V.i.252
Whom it concernes to heare this matter forth,Whom it concerns to hear this matter forth,MM V.i.253
Doe with your iniuries as seemes you bestDo with your injuries as seems you best,MM V.i.254
In any chastisement; I for a whileIn any chastisement. I for a whileMM V.i.255
Will leaue you; but stir not you till you haueWill leave, but stir not you till you have wellMM V.i.256
Well determin'd vpon these Slanderers.Determined upon these slanderers.MM V.i.257
'Tis false.'Tis false.MM V.i.288
Respect to your great place; and let the diuellRespect to your great place, and let the devilMM V.i.290
Be sometime honour'd, for his burning throne.Be sometime honoured for his burning throne.MM V.i.291
Where is the Duke? 'tis he should heare me speake.Where is the Duke? 'Tis he should hear me speak.MM V.i.292
Boldly, at least. But oh poore soules,Boldly at least. But O, poor souls,MM V.i.295
Come you to seeke the Lamb here of the Fox;Come you to seek the lamb here of the fox?MM V.i.296
Good night to your redresse: Is the Duke gone?Good night to your redress. Is the Duke gone?MM V.i.297
Then is your cause gone too: The Duke's vniust,Then is your cause gone too. The Duke's unjust,MM V.i.298
Thus to retort your manifest Appeale,Thus to retort your manifest appealMM V.i.299
And put your triall in the villaines mouth,And put your trial in the villain's mouthMM V.i.300
Which here you come to accuse.Which here you come to accuse.MM V.i.301
Be not so hot: the Duke dareBe not so hot. The DukeMM V.i.311.2
No more stretch this finger of mine, then heDare no more stretch this finger of mine than heMM V.i.312
Dare racke his owne: his Subiect am I not,Dare rack his own. His subject am I not,MM V.i.313
Nor here Prouinciall: My businesse in this StateNor here provincial. My business in this stateMM V.i.314
Made me a looker on here in Vienna,Made me a looker-on here in Vienna,MM V.i.315
Where I haue seene corruption boyle and bubble,Where I have seen corruption boil and bubbleMM V.i.316
Till it ore-run the Stew : Lawes, for all faults,Till it o'errun the stew. Laws for all faults,MM V.i.317
But faults so countenanc'd, that the strong StatutesBut faults so countenanced that the strong statutesMM V.i.318
Stand like the forfeites in a Barbers shop,Stand like the forfeits in a barber's shop,MM V.i.319
As much in mocke, as marke.As much in mock as mark.MM V.i.320
I remember you Sir, by the sound of your voice, / II remember you, sir, by the sound of your voice. IMM V.i.326
met you at the Prison, in the absence of the Duke.met you at the prison in the absence of the Duke.MM V.i.327
Most notedly Sir.Most notedly, sir.MM V.i.330
You must (Sir) change persons with me, ere youYou must, sir, change persons with me, ere youMM V.i.333
make that my report: you indeede spoke so of him, andmake that my report. You, indeed, spoke so of him, andMM V.i.334
much more, much worse.much more, much worse.MM V.i.335
I protest, I loue the Duke, as I loue my selfe.I protest I love the Duke as I love myself.MM V.i.338
Stay Sir, stay a while.Stay, sir, stay awhile.MM V.i.346
Thou art the first knaue, that ere mad'st a Duke.Thou art the first knave that e'er mad'st a duke.MM V.i.353
First Prouost, let me bayle these gentle three:First, provost, let me bail these gentle three – MM V.i.354
Sneake not away Sir, for the Fryer, and you, (to Lucio) Sneak not away, sir, for the friar and youMM V.i.355
Must haue a word anon: lay hold on him.Must have a word anon. Lay hold on him.MM V.i.356
What you haue spoke, I pardon: sit you downe,What you have spoke I pardon. Sit you down.MM V.i.358
We'll borrow place of him; Sir, by your leaue:We'll borrow place of him. (To Angelo) Sir, by your leave.MM V.i.359
Ha'st thou or word, or wit, or impudence,Hast thou or word, or wit, or impudenceMM V.i.360
That yet can doe thee office? If thou ha'stThat yet can do thee office? If thou hast,MM V.i.361
Rely vpon it, till my tale be heard,Rely upon it till my tale be heard,MM V.i.362
And hold no longer out.And hold no longer out.MM V.i.363.1
Come hither Mariana,Come hither, Mariana.MM V.i.371.2
Say: was't thou ere contracted to this woman?Say, wast thou e'er contracted to this woman?MM V.i.372
Goe take her hence, and marry her instantly.Go take her hence, and marry her instantly.MM V.i.374
Doe you the office (Fryer) which consummate,Do you the office, friar, which consummate,MM V.i.375
Returne him here againe: goe with him Prouost.Return him here again. Go with him, provost.MM V.i.376
Come hither Isabell,Come hither, Isabel.MM V.i.378.2
Your Frier is now your Prince: As I was thenYour friar is now your prince. As I was thenMM V.i.379
Aduertysing, and holy to your businesse,Advertising and holy to your business,MM V.i.380
(Not changing heart with habit) I am still,Not changing heart with habit, I am stillMM V.i.381
Atturnied at your seruice.Attorneyed at your service.MM V.i.382.1
You are pardon'd Isabell:You are pardoned, Isabel.MM V.i.384.2
And now, deere Maide, be you as free to vs.And now, dear maid, be you as free to us.MM V.i.385
Your Brothers death I know sits at your heart:Your brother's death, I know, sits at your heart,MM V.i.386
And you may maruaile, why I obscur'd my selfe,And you may marvel why I obscured myself,MM V.i.387
Labouring to saue his life: and would not ratherLabouring to save his life, and would not ratherMM V.i.388
Make rash remonstrance of my hidden powre,Make rash remonstrance of my hidden powerMM V.i.389
Then let him so be lost: oh most kinde Maid,Than let him so be lost. O most kind maid,MM V.i.390
It was the swift celeritie of his death,It was the swift celerity of his death,MM V.i.391
Which I did thinke, with slower foot came on,Which I did think with slower foot came on,MM V.i.392
That brain'd my purpose: but peace be with him,That brained my purpose; but peace be with him.MM V.i.393
That life is better life past fearing death,That life is better life past fearing deathMM V.i.394
Then that which liues to feare: make it your comfort,Than that which lives to fear. Make it your comfort,MM V.i.395
So happy is your Brother.So happy is your brother.MM V.i.396.1
For this new-maried man, approaching here,For this new-married man approaching here,MM V.i.397
Whose salt imagination yet hath wrong'dWhose salt imagination yet hath wrongedMM V.i.398
Your well defended honor: you must pardonYour well-defended honour, you must pardonMM V.i.399
For Mariana's sake: But as he adiudg'd your Brother,For Mariana's sake, but as he adjudged your brother,MM I.i.400
Being criminall, in double violationBeing criminal, in double violationMM V.i.401
Of sacred Chastitie, and of promise-breach,Of sacred chastity, and of promise-breach,MM V.i.402
Thereon dependant for your Brothers life,Thereon dependent, for your brother's life,MM V.i.403
The very mercy of the Law cries outThe very mercy of the law cries outMM V.i.404
Most audible, euen from his proper tongue.Most audible, even from his proper tongue,MM V.i.405
An Angelo for Claudio, death for death:‘ An Angelo for Claudio, death for death!’MM V.i.406
Haste still paies haste, and leasure, answers leasure;Haste still pays haste, and leisure answers leisure,MM V.i.407
Like doth quit like, and Measure still for Measure:Like doth quit like, and Measure still for Measure.MM V.i.408
Then Angelo, thy fault's thus manifested;Then, Angelo, thy faults thus manifested,MM V.i.409
Which though thou would'st deny, denies thee vantage.Which, though thou wouldst deny, denies thee vantage,MM V.i.410
We doe condemne thee to the very BlockeWe do condemn thee to the very blockMM V.i.411
Where Claudio stoop'd to death, and with like haste.Where Claudio stooped to death, and with like haste.MM V.i.412
Away with him.Away with him.MM V.i.413.1
It is your husband mock't you with a husband,It is your husband mocked you with a husband.MM V.i.415
Consenting to the safe-guard of your honor,Consenting to the safeguard of your honourMM V.i.416
I thought your marriage fit: else Imputation,I thought your marriage fit; else imputation,MM V.i.417
For that he knew you, might reproach your life,For that he knew you, might reproach your lifeMM V.i.418
And choake your good to come: For his Possessions,And choke your good to come. For his possessions,MM V.i.419
Although by confutation they are ours;Although by confiscation they are ours,MM V.i.420
We doe en-state, and widow you with all,We do instate and widow you with all,MM V.i.421
To buy you a better husband.To buy you a better husband.MM V.i.422.1
Neuer craue him, we are definitiue.Never crave him. We are definitive.MM V.i.424
You doe but loose your labour.You do but lose your labour.MM V.i.425.2
Away with him to death: Now Sir, to you.Away with him to death. (To Lucio) Now, sir, to you.MM V.i.426
Against all sence you doe importune her,Against all sense you do importune her.MM V.i.430
Should she kneele downe, in mercie of this fact,Should she kneel down in mercy of this fact,MM V.i.431
Her Brothers ghost, his paued bed would breake,Her brother's ghost his paved bed would break,MM V.i.432
And take her hence in horror.And take her hence in horror.MM V.i.433.1
He dies for Claudio's death.He dies for Claudio's death.MM V.i.440.1
Your suite's vnprofitable: stand vp I say:Your suit's unprofitable. Stand up, I say.MM V.i.452
I haue bethought me of another fault.I have bethought me of another fault.MM V.i.453
Prouost, how came it Claudio was beheadedProvost, how came it Claudio was beheadedMM V.i.454
At an vnusuall howre?At an unusual hour?MM V.i.455.1
Had you a speciall warrant for the deed?Had you a special warrant for the deed?MM V.i.456
For which I doe discharge you of your office,For which I do discharge you of your office;MM V.i.458
Giue vp your keyes.Give up your keys.MM V.i.459.1
What's he?What's he?MM V.i.464.2
I would thou hadst done so by Claudio:I would thou hadst done so by Claudio.MM V.i.465
Goe fetch him hither, let me looke vpon him.Go, fetch him hither. Let me look upon him.MM V.i.466
Which is that Barnardine?Which is that Barnardine?MM V.i.475.1
There was a Friar told me of this man.There was a friar told me of this man.MM V.i.476
Sirha, thou art said to haue a stubborne souleSirrah, thou art said to have a stubborn soul,MM V.i.477
That apprehends no further then this world,That apprehends no further than this world,MM V.i.478
And squar'st thy life according: Thou'rt condemn'd,And squar'st thy life according. Thou'rt condemned,MM V.i.479
But for those earthly faults, I quit them all,But, for those earthly faults, I quit them all,MM V.i.480
And pray thee take this mercie to prouideAnd pray thee take this mercy to provideMM V.i.481
For better times to come: Frier aduise him,For better times to come. Friar, advise him:MM V.i.482
I leaue him to your hand. What muffeld fellow's that?I leave him to your hand. What muffled fellow's that?MM V.i.483
If he be like your brother, for his sakeIf he be like your brother, for his sakeMM V.i.487
Is he pardon'd, and for your louelie sakeIs he pardoned, and, for your lovely sake,MM V.i.488
Giue me your hand, and say you will be mine,Give me your hand and say you will be mine.MM V.i.489
He is my brother too: But fitter time for that:He is my brother too. But fitter time for that.MM V.i.490
By this Lord Angelo perceiues he's safe,By this Lord Angelo perceives he's safe;MM V.i.491
Methinkes I see a quickning in his eye:Methinks I see a quickening in his eye.MM V.i.492
Well Angelo, your euill quits you well.Well, Angelo, your evil quits you well.MM V.i.493
Looke that you loue your wife: her worth, worth yoursLook that you love your wife, her worth worth yours.MM V.i.494
I finde an apt remission in my selfe:I find an apt remission in myself,MM V.i.495
And yet heere's one in place I cannot pardon,And yet here's one in place I cannot pardon.MM V.i.496
You sirha, that knew me for a foole, a Coward,(To Lucio) You, sirrah, that knew me for a fool, a coward,MM V.i.497
One all of Luxurie, an asse, a mad man:One all of luxury, an ass, a madman,MM V.i.498
Wherein haue I so deseru'd of youWherein have I so deserved of you,MM V.i.499
That you extoll me thus?That you extol me thus?MM V.i.500
Whipt first, sir, and hang'd after.Whipped first, sir, and hanged after.MM V.i.504
Proclaime it Prouost round about the Citie,Proclaim it, provost, round about the city,MM V.i.505
If any woman wrong'd by this lewd fellowIs any woman wronged by this lewd fellow – MM V.i.506
(As I haue heard him sweare himselfe there's oneAs I have heard him swear himself there's oneMM V.i.507
whom he begot with childe) let her appeare,Whom he begot with child – let her appear,MM V.i.508
And he shall marry her: the nuptiall finish'd,And he shall marry her. The nuptial finished,MM V.i.509
Let him be whipt and hang'd.Let him be whipped and hanged.MM V.i.510
Vpon mine honor thou shalt marrie her.Upon mine honour, thou shalt marry her.MM V.i.515
Thy slanders I forgiue, and therewithallThy slanders I forgive, and therewithalMM V.i.516
Remit thy other forfeits: take him to prison,Remit thy other forfeits. Take him to prison,MM V.i.517
And see our pleasure herein executed.And see our pleasure herein executed.MM V.i.518
Slandering a Prince deserues it.Slandering a prince deserves it.MM V.i.521
She Claudio that you wrong'd, looke you restore.She, Claudio, that you wronged, look you restore.MM V.i.522
Ioy to you Mariana, loue her Angelo:Joy to you, Mariana. Love her, Angelo.MM V.i.523
I haue confes'd her, and I know her vertue.I have confessed her and I know her virtue.MM V.i.524
Thanks good friend, Escalus, for thy much goodnesse,Thanks, good friend Escalus, for thy much goodness.MM V.i.525
There's more behinde that is more gratulate.There's more behind that is more gratulate.MM V.i.526
Thanks Prouost for thy care, and secrecie,Thanks, provost, for thy care and secrecy.MM V.i.527
We shall imploy thee in a worthier place.We shall employ thee in a worthier place.MM V.i.528
Forgiue him Angelo, that brought you homeForgive him, Angelo, that brought you homeMM V.i.529
The head of Ragozine for Claudio's,The head of Ragozine for Claudio's.MM V.i.530
Th' offence pardons it selfe. Deere Isabell,Th' offence pardons itself. Dear Isabel,MM V.i.531
I haue a motion much imports your good,I have a motion much imports your good,MM V.i.532
Whereto if you'll a willing eare incline;Whereto if you'll a willing ear incline,MM V.i.533
What's mine is yours, and what is yours is mine.What's mine is yours and what is yours is mine.MM V.i.534
So bring vs to our Pallace, where wee'll showSo, bring us to our palace, where we'll showMM V.i.535
What's yet behinde, that meete you all should know.What's yet behind, that's meet you all should know.MM V.i.536
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