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You would be sweet Madam, if your miseriesYou would be, sweet madam, if your miseriesMV I.ii.3
were in the same abundance as your good fortunes are:were in the same abundance as your good fortunes are;MV I.ii.4
and yet for ought I see, they are as sicke that surfet withand yet for aught I see, they are as sick that surfeit withMV I.ii.5
too much, as they that starue with nothing; it is no smaltoo much as they that starve with nothing. It is no meanMV I.ii.6
happinesse therefore to bee seated in the meane, superfluitie happiness, therefore, to be seated in the mean; superfluityMV I.ii.7
comes sooner by white haires, but competencie liues comes sooner by white hairs, but competency livesMV I.ii.8
longer.longer.MV I.ii.9
They would be better if well followed.They would be better if well followed.MV I.ii.11
Your father was euer vertuous, and holy men at Your father was ever virtuous, and holy men atMV I.ii.26
their death haue good inspirations, therefore the lotterie their death have good inspirations. Therefore the lotteryMV I.ii.27
that hee hath deuised in these three chests of gold, siluer, that he hath devised in these three chests of gold, silver,MV I.ii.28
and leade, whereof who chooses his meaning, chooses you, and lead, whereof who chooses his meaning chooses you,MV I.ii.29
wil no doubt neuer be chosen by any rightly, but one will no doubt never be chosen by any rightly but oneMV I.ii.30
who you shall rightly loue: but what warmth is there in who you shall rightly love. But what warmth is there inMV I.ii.31
your affection towards any of these Princely suters that your affection towards any of these princely suitors thatMV I.ii.32
are already come?are already come?MV I.ii.33
First there is the Neopolitane Prince.First, there is the Neapolitan prince.MV I.ii.37
Than is there the Countie Palentine.Then there is the County Palatine.MV I.ii.43
How say you by the French Lord, Mounsier Le How say you by the French lord, Monsieur LeMV I.ii.51
Boune?Bon?MV I.ii.52
What say you then to Fauconbridge, the yongWhat say you then to Falconbridge, the youngMV I.ii.62
Baron of England?baron of England?MV I.ii.63
What thinke you of the other Lord his What think you of the Scottish lord, hisMV I.ii.72
neighbour? neighbour?MV I.ii.73
How like you the yong Germaine, the Duke ofHow like you the young German, the Duke ofMV I.ii.79
Saxonies Nephew?Saxony's nephew?MV I.ii.80
If he should offer to choose, and choose the rightIf he should offer to choose, and choose the rightMV I.ii.86
Casket, you should refuse to performe your Fathers will,casket, you should refuse to perform your father's willMV I.ii.87
if you should refuse to accept him.if you should refuse to accept him.MV I.ii.88
You neede not feare Lady the hauing any of these You need not fear, lady, the having any of theseMV I.ii.94
Lords, they haue acquainted me with their determinations, lords. They have acquainted me with their determinations,MV I.ii.95
which is indeede to returne to their home, and to which is indeed to return to their home and toMV I.ii.96
trouble you with no more suite, vnlesse you may be won trouble you with no more suit, unless you may be wonMV I.ii.97
by some other sort then your Fathers imposition, by some other sort than your father's imposition,MV I.ii.98
depending on the Caskets.depending on the caskets.MV I.ii.99
Doe you not remember Ladie in your Fathers Do you not remember, lady, in your father'sMV I.ii.106
time, a Venecian, a Scholler and a Souldior that came time, a Venetian, a scholar and a soldier, that cameMV I.ii.107
hither in companie of the Marquesse of Mountferrat?hither in company of the Marquis of Montferrat?MV I.ii.108
True Madam, hee of all the men that euer myTrue, madam. He, of all the men that ever myMV I.ii.111
foolish eyes look'd vpon, was the best deseruing a fairefoolish eyes looked upon, was the best deserving a fairMV I.ii.112
Lady.lady.MV I.ii.113
Quick, quick I pray thee, draw the curtain strait,Quick, quick I pray thee! Draw the curtain straight.MV II.ix.1
The Prince of Arragon hath tane his oath,The Prince of Arragon hath ta'en his oath,MV II.ix.2
And comes to his election presently.And comes to his election presently.MV II.ix.3
The ancient saying is no heresie,The ancient saying is no heresy:MV II.ix.82
Hanging and wiuing goes by destinie.Hanging and wiving goes by destiny.MV II.ix.83
Bassanio Lord, loue if thy will it be. Bassanio Lord, love if thy will it be!MV II.ix.101
All. ALL
Ding, dong, bell.Ding, dong, bell.MV III.ii.72
My Lord and Lady, it is now our timeMy lord and lady, it is now our time,MV III.ii.186
That haue stood by and seene our wishes prosper,That have stood by and seen our wishes prosper,MV III.ii.187
To cry good ioy, good ioy my Lord and Lady.To cry good joy, good joy, my lord and lady!MV III.ii.188
Madam it is so, so you stand pleas'd withall.Madam, it is, so you stand pleased withal.MV III.ii.209
What and stake downe?What, and stake down?MV III.ii.215
Shall they see vs?Shall they see us?MV III.iv.59.2
Why, shall wee turne to men?Why, shall we turn to men?MV III.iv.78.2
From both. My Lord Bellario greets your Grace.From both, my lord. Bellario greets your grace.MV IV.i.120
He attendeth heere hard byHe attendeth here hard byMV IV.i.145.2
To know your answer, whether you'l admit him.To know your answer whether you'll admit him.MV IV.i.146
'Tis well you offer it behinde her backe,'Tis well you offer it behind her back,MV IV.i.290
The wish would make else an vnquiet house.The wish would make else an unquiet house.MV IV.i.291
Sir, I would speake with you:Sir, I would speak with you.MV IV.ii.12.2
Ile see if I can get my husbands ring(aside to Portia) I'll see if I can get my husband's ring,MV IV.ii.13
Which I did make him sweare to keepe for euer.Which I did make him swear to keep for ever.MV IV.ii.14
Come good sir, will you shew me to this house.Come, good sir, will you show me to this house?MV IV.ii.19
When the moone shone we did not see the candle?When the moon shone we did not see the candle.MV V.i.92
It is your musicke Madame of the house.It is your music, madam, of the house.MV V.i.98
Silence bestowes that vertue on it Madam.Silence bestows that virtue on it, madam.MV V.i.101
What talke you of the Poesie or the valew:What talk you of the posy or the value?MV V.i.151
You swore to me when I did giue it you,You swore to me when I did give it youMV V.i.152
That you would weare it til the houre of death,That you would wear it till your hour of death,MV V.i.153
And that it should lye with you in your graue,And that it should lie with you in your grave.MV V.i.154
Though not for me, yet for your vehement oaths,Though not for me, yet for your vehement oaths,MV V.i.155
You should haue beene respectiue and haue kept it.You should have been respective and have kept it.MV V.i.156
Gaue it a Iudges Clearke: but wel I knowGave it a judge's clerk! No, God's my judge,MV V.i.157
The Clearke wil nere weare haire on's face that had it.The clerk will ne'er wear hair on's face that had it!MV V.i.158
I, if a Woman liue to be a man.Ay, if a woman live to be a man.MV V.i.160
Nor I in yours, Nor I in yoursMV V.i.191.2
til I againe see mine.Till I again see mine!MV V.i.192.1
And I his Clarke: therefore be well aduis'dAnd I his clerk. Therefore be well advisedMV V.i.234
How you doe leaue me to mine owne protection.How you do leave me to mine own protection.MV V.i.235
And pardon me my gentle Gratiano,And pardon me, my gentle Gratiano,MV V.i.260
For that same scrubbed boy the Doctors ClarkeFor that same scrubbed boy, the doctor's clerk,MV V.i.261
In liew of this, last night did lye with me.In lieu of this last night did lie with me.MV V.i.262
I, but the Clark that neuer meanes to doe it,Ay, but the clerk that never means to do it,MV V.i.282
Vnlesse he liue vntill he be a man.Unless he live until he be a man.MV V.i.283
I, and Ile giue them him without a fee.Ay, and I'll give them him without a fee.MV V.i.290
There doe I giue to you and IessicaThere do I give to you and JessicaMV V.i.291
From the rich Iewe, a speciall deed of giftFrom the rich Jew, a special deed of gift,MV V.i.292
After his death, of all he dies possess'd of.After his death, of all he dies possessed of.MV V.i.293