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And haue you Nuns no farther priuiledges?And have you nuns no farther privileges?MM I.iv.1
Yes truely; I speake not as desiring more,Yes, truly. I speak not as desiring more,MM I.iv.3
But rather wishing a more strict restraintBut rather wishing a more strict restraintMM I.iv.4
Vpon the Sisterhood, the Votarists of Saint Clare.Upon the sisterhood, the votarists of Saint Clare.MM I.iv.5
Who's that which cals?Who's that which calls?MM I.iv.6.2
Peace and prosperitie: who is't that cals?Peace and prosperity! Who is't that calls?MM I.iv.15
Why her vnhappy Brother? Let me aske,Why ‘ her unhappy brother ’? Let me ask,MM I.iv.21
The rather for I now must make you knowThe rather for I now must make you knowMM I.iv.22
I am that Isabella, and his Sister.I am that Isabella, and his sister.MM I.iv.23
Woe me; for what?Woe me, for what?MM I.iv.26
Sir, make me not your storie.Sir, make me not your story.MM I.iv.30.1
You doe blaspheme the good, in mocking me.You do blaspheme the good in mocking me.MM I.iv.38
Some one with childe by him? my cosen Iuliet?Someone with child by him? My cousin Juliet?MM I.iv.45
Adoptedly, as schoole-maids change their namesAdoptedly, as school-maids change their namesMM I.iv.47
By vaine, though apt affection.By vain though apt affection.MM I.iv.48.1
Oh, let him marry her.O, let him marry her.MM I.iv.49.1
Doth he so, / Seeke his life?Doth he so seek his life?MM I.iv.72.1
Alas: what poore / Abilitie's in me,Alas, what poor ability's in meMM I.iv.75
to doe him good.To do him good?MM I.iv.76.1
My power? alas, I doubt.My power? Alas, I doubt.MM I.iv.77.1
Ile see what I can doe.I'll see what I can do.MM I.iv.84.1
I will about it strait;I will about it straight,MM I.iv.85
No longer staying, but to giue the MotherNo longer staying but to give the MotherMM I.iv.86
Notice of my affaire: I humbly thanke you:Notice of my affair. I humbly thank you.MM I.iv.87
Commend me to my brother: soone at nightCommend me to my brother. Soon at nightMM I.iv.88
Ile send him certaine word of my successe.I'll send him certain word of my success.MM I.iv.89
Good sir, adieu.Good sir, adieu.MM I.iv.90.2
I am a wofull Sutor to your Honour,I am a woeful suitor to your honour,MM II.ii.27
'Please but your Honor heare me.Please but your honour hear me.MM II.ii.28.1
There is a vice that most I doe abhorre,There is a vice that most I do abhor,MM II.ii.29
And most desire should meet the blow of Iustice;And most desire should meet the blow of justice,MM II.ii.30
For which I would not plead, but that I must,For which I would not plead, but that I must,MM II.ii.31
For which I must not plead, but that I amFor which I must not plead, but that I amMM II.ii.32
At warre, twixt will, and will not.At war 'twixt will and will not.MM II.ii.33.1
I haue a brother is condemn'd to die,I have a brother is condemned to die.MM II.ii.34
I doe beseech you let it be his fault,I do beseech you, let it be his fault,MM II.ii.35
And not my brother.And not my brother.MM II.ii.36.1
Oh iust, but seuere Law:O just, but severe law!MM II.ii.41.2
I had a brother then; heauen keepe your honour.I had a brother then; heaven keep your honour.MM II.ii.42
Must he needs die?Must he needs die?MM II.ii.48.1
Yes: I doe thinke that you might pardon him,Yes, I do think that you might pardon him,MM II.ii.49
And neither heauen, nor man grieue at the mercy.And neither heaven nor man grieve at the mercy.MM II.ii.50
But can you if you would?But can you if you would?MM II.ii.51.2
But might you doe't & do the world no wrongBut might you do't, and do the world no wrong,MM II.ii.53
If so your heart were touch'd with that remorse,If so your heart were touched with that remorseMM II.ii.54
As mine is to him?As mine is to him?MM II.ii.55
Too late? why no: I that doe speak a wordToo late? Why, no. I that do speak a wordMM II.ii.57
May call it againe: well, beleeue thisMay call it back again. Well, believe this,MM II.ii.58
No ceremony that to great ones longs,No ceremony that to great ones longs,MM II.ii.59
Not the Kings Crowne; nor the deputed sword,Not the king's crown, nor the deputed sword,MM II.ii.60
The Marshalls Truncheon, nor the Iudges RobeThe marshal's truncheon, nor the judge's robe,MM II.ii.61
Become them with one halfe so good a graceBecome them with one half so good a graceMM II.ii.62
As mercie does:As mercy does.MM II.ii.63
If he had bin as you, and you as he,If he had been as you, and you as he,MM II.ii.64
You would haue slipt like him, but he like youYou would have slipped like him; but he, like you,MM II.ii.65
Would not haue beene so sterne.Would not have been so stern.MM II.ii.66.1
I would to heauen I had your potencie,I would to heaven I had your potency,MM II.ii.67
And you were Isabell: should it then be thus?And you were Isabel; should it then be thus?MM II.ii.68
No: I would tell what 'twere to be a Iudge,No, I would tell what 'twere to be a judge,MM II.ii.69
And what a prisoner.And what a prisoner.MM II.ii.70.1
Alas, alas:Alas, alas;MM II.ii.72.2
Why all the soules that were, were forfeit once,Why, all the souls that were were forfeit once,MM II.ii.73
And he that might the vantage best haue tooke,And He that might the vantage best have tookMM II.ii.74
Found out the remedie: how would you be,Found out the remedy. How would you be,MM II.ii.75
If he, which is the top of Iudgement, shouldIf He, which is the top of judgement, shouldMM II.ii.76
But iudge you, as you are? Oh, thinke on that,But judge you as you are? O think on that,MM II.ii.77
And mercie then will breathe within your lipsAnd mercy then will breathe within your lips,MM II.ii.78
Like man new made.Like man new made.MM II.ii.79.1
To morrow? oh, that's sodaine, / Spare him, spare him:Tomorrow? O, that's sudden; spare him, spare him.MM II.ii.83
Hee's not prepar'd for death; euen for our kitchinsHe's not prepared for death. Even for our kitchensMM II.ii.84
We kill the fowle of season: shall we serue heauenWe kill the fowl of season. Shall we serve heavenMM II.ii.85
With lesse respect then we doe ministerWith less respect than we do ministerMM II.ii.86
To our grosse-selues? good, good my Lord, bethink you;To our gross selves? Good, good my lord, bethink you:MM II.ii.87
Who is it that hath di'd for this offence?Who is it that hath died for this offence?MM II.ii.88
There's many haue committed it.There's many have committed it.MM II.ii.89.1
Yet shew some pittie.Yet show some pity.MM II.ii.99.2
So you must be ye first that giues this sentence,So you must be the first that gives this sentence,MM II.ii.106
And hee, that suffers: Oh, it is excellentAnd he, that suffers. O, 'tis excellentMM II.ii.107
To haue a Giants strength: but it is tyrannousTo have a giant's strength, but it is tyrannousMM II.ii.108
To vse it like a Giant.To use it like a giant.MM II.ii.109.1
Could great men thunderCould great men thunderMM II.ii.110
As Ioue himselfe do's, Ioue would neuer be quiet,As Jove himself does, Jove would ne'er be quiet,MM II.ii.111
For euery pelting petty OfficerFor every pelting, petty officerMM II.ii.112
Would vse his heauen for thunder;Would use his heaven for thunder,MM II.ii.113
Nothing but thunder: Mercifull heauen,Nothing but thunder. Merciful heaven,MM II.ii.114
Thou rather with thy sharpe and sulpherous boltThou rather with thy sharp and sulphurous boltMM II.ii.115
Splits the vn-wedgable and gnarled Oke,Splits the unwedgeable and gnarled oakMM II.ii.116
Then the soft Mertill: But man, proud man,Than the soft myrtle; but man, proud man,MM II.ii.117
Drest in a little briefe authoritie,Dressed in a little brief authority,MM II.ii.118
Most ignorant of what he's most assur'd,Most ignorant of what he's most assured,MM II.ii.119
(His glassie Essence) like an angry ApeHis glassy essence, like an angry apeMM II.ii.120
Plaies such phantastique tricks before high heauen,Plays such fantastic tricks before high heavenMM II.ii.121
As makes the Angels weepe: who with our spleenes,As makes the angels weep; who, with our spleens,MM II.ii.122
Would all themselues laugh mortall.Would all themselves laugh mortal.MM II.ii.123
We cannot weigh our brother with our selfe,We cannot weigh our brother with ourself.MM II.ii.126
Great men may iest with Saints: tis wit in them,Great men may jest with saints: 'tis wit in them,MM II.ii.127
But in the lesse fowle prophanation.But in the less, foul profanation.MM II.ii.128
That in the Captaine's but a chollericke word,That in the captain's but a choleric wordMM II.ii.130
Which in the Souldier is flat blasphemie.Which in the soldier is flat blasphemy.MM II.ii.131
Because Authoritie, though it erre like others,Because authority, though it err like others,MM II.ii.134
Hath yet a kinde of medicine in it selfeHath yet a kind of medicine in itselfMM II.ii.135
That skins the vice o'th top; goe to your bosome,That skins the vice o'th' top. Go to your bosom,MM II.ii.136
Knock there, and aske your heart what it doth knowKnock there, and ask your heart what it doth knowMM II.ii.137
That's like my brothers fault: if it confesseThat's like my brother's fault; if it confessMM II.ii.138
A naturall guiltinesse, such as is his,A natural guiltiness such as is his,MM II.ii.139
Let it not sound a thought vpon your tongueLet it not sound a thought upon your tongueMM II.ii.140
Against my brothers life.Against my brother's life.MM II.ii.141.1
Gentle my Lord, turne backe.Gentle my lord, turn back.MM II.ii.143
Hark, how Ile bribe you: good my Lord turn back.Hark how I'll bribe you. Good my lord, turn back.MM II.ii.145
I, with such gifts that heauen shall share with you.Ay, with such gifts that heaven shall share with you.MM II.ii.147
Not with fond Sickles of the tested-gold,Not with fond sicles of the tested gold,MM II.ii.149
Or Stones, whose rate are either rich, or pooreOr stones whose rates are either rich or poorMM II.ii.150
As fancie values them: but with true prayers,As fancy values them; but with true prayersMM II.ii.151
That shall be vp at heauen, and enter thereThat shall be up at heaven and enter thereMM II.ii.152
Ere Sunne rise: prayers from preserued soules,Ere sunrise: prayers from preserved souls,MM II.ii.153
From fasting Maides, whose mindes are dedicateFrom fasting maids whose minds are dedicateMM II.ii.154
To nothing temporall.To nothing temporal.MM II.ii.155.1
Heauen keepe your honour safe.Heaven keep your honour safe.MM II.ii.157.1
At what hower to morrow,At what hour tomorrowMM II.ii.159.2
Shall I attend your Lordship?Shall I attend your lordship?MM II.ii.160.1
'Saue your Honour.God save your honour.MM II.ii.161.1
I am come to know your pleasure.I am come to know your pleasure.MM II.iv.31
Euen so: heauen keepe your Honor.Even so. Heaven keep your honour.MM II.iv.34
Vnder your Sentence?Under your sentence?MM II.iv.37
When, I beseech you: that in his ReprieueWhen, I beseech you? That in his reprieve,MM II.iv.39
(Longer, or shorter) he may be so fittedLonger or shorter, he may be so fittedMM II.iv.40
That his soule sicken not.That his soul sicken not.MM II.iv.41
'Tis set downe so in heauen, but not in earth.'Tis set down so in heaven, but not in earth.MM II.iv.50
Sir, beleeue this.Sir, believe this,MM II.iv.55.2
I had rather giue my body, then my soule.I had rather give my body than my soul.MM II.iv.56
How say you?How say you?MM II.iv.58.2
Please you to doo't,Please you to do't,MM II.iv.64.2
Ile take it as a perill to my soule,I'll take it as a peril to my soul;MM II.iv.65
It is no sinne at all, but charitie.It is no sin at all, but charity.MM II.iv.66
That I do beg his life, if it be sinneThat I do beg his life, if it be sin,MM II.iv.69
Heauen let me beare it: you granting of my suit,Heaven let me bear it; you granting of my suit,MM II.iv.70
If that be sin, Ile make it my Morne-praier,If that be sin, I'll make it my morn prayerMM II.iv.71
To haue it added to the faults of mine,To have it added to the faults of mineMM II.iv.72
And nothing of your answere.And nothing of your answer.MM II.iv.73.1
Let be ignorant, and in nothing good,Let me be ignorant, and in nothing goodMM II.iv.76
But graciously to know I am no better.But graciously to know I am no better.MM II.iv.77
So.So.MM II.iv.84
True.True.MM II.iv.87
As much for my poore Brother, as my selfe;As much for my poor brother as myself:MM II.iv.99
That is: were I vnder the tearmes of death,That is, were I under the terms of death,MM II.iv.100
Th' impression of keene whips, I'ld weare as Rubies,Th' impression of keen whips I'd wear as rubies,MM II.iv.101
And strip my selfe to death, as to a bed,And strip myself to death as to a bedMM II.iv.102
That longing haue bin sicke for, ere I'ld yeeldThat long I have been sick for, ere I'd yieldMM II.iv.103
My body vp to shame.My body up to shame.MM II.iv.104.1
And 'twer the cheaper way:And 'twere the cheaper way.MM II.iv.105
Better it were a brother dide at once,Better it were a brother died at onceMM II.iv.106
Then that a sister, by redeeming himThan that a sister, by redeeming him,MM II.iv.107
Should die for euer.Should die for ever.MM II.iv.108
Ignomie in ransome, and free pardonIgnomy in ransom and free pardonMM II.iv.111
Are of two houses: lawfull mercie,Are of two houses: lawful mercy isMM II.iv.112
Is nothing kin to fowle redemption.Nothing kin to foul redemption.MM II.iv.113
Oh pardon me my Lord, it oft fals outO pardon me, my lord; it oft falls outMM II.iv.117
To haue, what we would haue, / We speake not what vve meane;To have what we would have, we speak not what we mean.MM II.iv.118
I something do excuse the thing I hate,I something do excuse the thing I hateMM II.iv.119
For his aduantage that I dearely loue.For his advantage that I dearly love.MM II.iv.120
Else let my brother die,Else let my brother die,MM II.iv.121.2
If not a fedarie but onely heIf not a fedary, but only heMM II.iv.122
Owe, and succeed thy weaknesse.Owe and succeed thy weakness.MM II.iv.123
I, as the glasses where they view themselues,Ay, as the glasses where they view themselves,MM II.iv.125
Which are as easie broke as they make formes:Which are as easy broke as they make forms.MM II.iv.126
Women? Helpe heauen; men their creation marreWomen, help heaven! Men their creation marMM II.iv.127
In profiting by them: Nay, call vs ten times fraile,In profiting by them. Nay, call us ten times frail,MM II.iv.128
For we are soft, as our complexions are,For we are soft as our complexions are,MM II.iv.129
And credulous to false prints.And credulous to false prints.MM II.iv.130.1
I haue no tongue but one; gentle my Lord,I have no tongue but one. Gentle my lord,MM II.iv.139
Let me entreate you speake the former language.Let me entreat you speak the former language.MM II.iv.140
My brother did loue Iuliet,My brother did love Juliet,MM II.iv.142
And you tell me that he shall die for't.And you tell me that he shall die for't.MM II.iv.143
I know your vertue hath a licence in't,I know your virtue hath a licence in't,MM II.iv.145
Which seemes a little fouler then it is,Which seems a little fouler than it is,MM II.iv.146
To plucke on others.To pluck on others.MM II.iv.147.1
Ha? Little honor, to be much beleeu'd,Ha! Little honour to be much believed,MM II.iv.149
And most pernitious purpose: Seeming, seeming.And most pernicious purpose. Seeming, seeming!MM II.iv.150
I will proclaime thee Angelo, looke for't.I will proclaim thee, Angelo, look for't!MM II.iv.151
Signe me a present pardon for my brother,Sign me a present pardon for my brother,MM II.iv.152
Or with an out-stretcht throate Ile tell the world aloudOr with an outstretched throat I'll tell the worldMM II.iv.153
What man thou art.What man thou art.MM II.iv.154.1
To whom should I complaine? Did I tell this,To whom should I complain? Did I tell this,MM II.iv.171
Who would beleeue me? O perilous mouthesWho would believe me? O perilous mouths,MM II.iv.172
That beare in them, one and the selfesame tongue,That bear in them one and the selfsame tongue,MM II.iv.173
Either of condemnation, or approofe,Either of condemnation or approof,MM II.iv.174
Bidding the Law make curtsie to their will,Bidding the law make curtsy to their will,MM II.iv.175
Hooking both right and wrong to th' appetite,Hooking both right and wrong to th' appetite,MM II.iv.176
To follow as it drawes. Ile to my brother,To follow as it draws. I'll to my brother.MM II.iv.177
Though he hath falne by prompture of the blood,Though he hath fall'n by prompture of the blood,MM II.iv.178
Yet hath he in him such a minde of Honor,Yet hath he in him such a mind of honourMM II.iv.179
That had he twentie heads to tender downeThat, had he twenty heads to tender downMM II.iv.180
On twentie bloodie blockes, hee'ld yeeld them vp,On twenty bloody blocks, he'd yield them up,MM II.iv.181
Before his sister should her bodie stoopeBefore his sister should her body stoopMM II.iv.182
To such abhord pollution.To such abhorred pollution.MM II.iv.183
Then Isabell liue chaste, and brother die;Then, Isabel, live chaste, and, brother, die.MM II.iv.184
"More then our Brother, is our Chastitie.More than our brother is our chastity.MM II.iv.185
Ile tell him yet of Angelo's request,I'll tell him yet of Angelo's request,MM II.iv.186
And fit his minde to death, for his soules rest.And fit his mind to death, for his soul's rest.MM II.iv.187
What hoa? Peace heere; Grace, and goodWhat, ho! Peace here, grace and goodMM III.i.44 III.i.45
My businesse is a word or two with Claudio.My business is a word or two with Claudio.MM III.i.50
Why,Why,MM III.i.58
As all comforts are: most good, most good indeede,As all comforts are: most good, most good indeed.MM III.i.59
Lord Angelo hauing affaires to heauenLord Angelo, having affairs to heaven,MM III.i.60
Intends you for his swift Ambassador,Intends you for his swift ambassador,MM III.i.61
Where you shall be an euerlasting Leiger;Where you shall be an everlasting leiger.MM III.i.62
Therefore your best appointment make with speed,Therefore your best appointment make with speed;MM III.i.63
To Morrow you set on.Tomorrow you set on.MM III.i.64.1
None, but such remedie, as to saue a headNone, but such remedy as, to save a head,MM III.i.65
To cleaue a heart in twaine:To cleave a heart in twain.MM III.i.66.1
Yes brother, you may liue;Yes, brother, you may live;MM III.i.67
There is a diuellish mercie in the Iudge,There is a devilish mercy in the judge,MM III.i.68
If you'l implore it, that will free your life,If you'll implore it, that will free your life,MM III.i.69
But fetter you till death.But fetter you till death.MM III.i.70.1
I iust, perpetuall durance, a restraintAy, just. Perpetual durance, a restraint,MM III.i.71
Through all the worlds vastiditie you hadThough all the world's vastidity you had,MM III.i.72
To a determin'd scope.To a determined scope.MM III.i.73.1
In such a one, as you consenting too't,In such a one as, you consenting to't,MM III.i.74
Would barke your honor from that trunke you beare,Would bark your honour from that trunk you bear,MM III.i.75
And leaue you naked.And leave you naked.MM III.i.76.1
Oh, I do feare thee Claudio, and I quake,O, I do fear thee, Claudio, and I quakeMM III.i.77
Least thou a feauorous life shouldst entertaine,Lest thou a feverous life shouldst entertain,MM III.i.78
And six or seuen winters more respectAnd six or seven winters more respectMM III.i.79
Then a perpetuall Honor. Dar'st thou die?Than a perpetual honour. Dar'st thou die?MM III.i.80
The sence of death is most in apprehension,The sense of death is most in apprehension,MM III.i.81
And the poore Beetle that we treade vponAnd the poor beetle that we tread uponMM III.i.82
In corporall sufferance, finds a pang as great,In corporal sufferance finds a pang as greatMM III.i.83
As when a Giant dies.As when a giant dies.MM III.i.84.1
There spake my brother: there my fathers graueThere spake my brother. There my father's graveMM III.i.89
Did vtter forth a voice. Yes, thou must die:Did utter forth a voice. Yes, thou must die.MM III.i.90
Thou art too noble, to conserue a lifeThou art too noble to conserve a lifeMM III.i.91
In base appliances. This outward sainted Deputie,In base appliances. This outward-sainted deputy,MM III.i.92
Whose setled visage, and deliberate wordWhose settled visage and deliberate wordMM III.i.93
Nips youth i'th head, and follies doth emmewNips youth i'th' head, and follies doth enewMM III.i.94
As Falcon doth the Fowle, is yet a diuell:As falcon doth the fowl, is yet a devil.MM III.i.95
His filth within being cast, he would appeareHis filth within being cast, he would appearMM III.i.96
A pond, as deepe as hell.A pond as deep as hell.MM III.i.97.1
Oh 'tis the cunning Liuerie of hell,O, 'tis the cunning livery of hell,MM III.i.98
The damnest bodie to inuest, and couerThe damned'st body to invest and coverMM III.i.99
In prenzie gardes; dost thou thinke Claudio,In precious guards. Dost thou think, Claudio,MM III.i.100
If I would yeeld him my virginitieIf I would yield him my virginity,MM III.i.101
Thou might'st be freed?Thou might'st be freed?MM III.i.102.1
Yes, he would giu't thee; from this rank offenceYes, he would give't thee, from this rank offence,MM III.i.103
So to offend him still. This night's the timeSo to offend him still. This night's the timeMM III.i.104
That I should do what I abhorre to name,That I should do what I abhor to name,MM III.i.105
Or else thou diest to morrow.Or else thou diest tomorrow.MM III.i.106.1
O, were it but my life,O, were it but my life,MM III.i.107
I'de throw it downe for your deliueranceI'd throw it down for your deliveranceMM III.i.108
As frankely as a pin.As frankly as a pin.MM III.i.109.1
Be readie Claudio, for your death to morrow.Be ready, Claudio, for your death tomorrow.MM III.i.110
Which is the least?Which is the least?MM III.i.115
What saies my brother?What says my brother?MM III.i.119.1
And shamed life, a hatefull.And shamed life a hateful.MM III.i.120
Alas, alas.Alas, alas.MM III.i.136.1
Oh you beast,O you beast!MM III.i.139.2
Oh faithlesse Coward, oh dishonest wretch,O faithless coward! O dishonest wretch!MM III.i.140
Wilt thou be made a man, out of my vice?Wilt thou be made a man out of my vice?MM III.i.141
Is't not a kinde of Incest, to take lifeIs't not a kind of incest to take lifeMM III.i.142
From thine owne sisters shame? What should I thinke,From thine own sister's shame? What should I think?MM III.i.143
Heauen shield my Mother plaid my Father faire:Heaven shield my mother played my father fair,MM III.i.144
For such a warped slip of wildernesseFor such a warped slip of wildernessMM III.i.145
Nere issu'd from his blood. Take my defiance,Ne'er issued from his blood. Take my defiance,MM III.i.146
Die, perish: Might but my bending downeDie, perish. Might but my bending downMM III.i.147
Repreeue thee from thy fate, it should proceede.Reprieve thee from thy fate, it should proceed.MM III.i.148
Ile pray a thousand praiers for thy death,I'll pray a thousand prayers for thy death,MM III.i.149
No word to saue thee.No word to save thee.MM III.i.150.1
Oh fie, fie, fie:O, fie, fie, fie!MM III.i.151
Thy sinn's not accidentall, but a Trade;Thy sin's not accidental, but a trade.MM III.i.152
Mercy to thee would proue it selfe a Bawd,Mercy to thee would prove itself a bawd,MM III.i.153
'Tis best that thou diest quickly.'Tis best thou diest quickly.MM III.i.154.1
What is your Will.What is your will?MM III.i.156
I haue no superfluous leysure, my stay must beI have no superfluous leisure. My stay must beMM III.i.160
stolen out of other affaires: but I will attend you a while.stolen out of other affairs, but I will attend you a while.MM III.i.161
I am now going to resolue him: I had rather myI am now going to resolve him. I had rather myMM III.i.191
brother die by the Law, then my sonne should be vnlawfulliebrother die by the law than my son should be unlawfullyMM III.i.192
borne. But (oh) how much is the good Duke deceiu'dborn. But O, how much is the good Duke deceivedMM III.i.193
in Angelo: if euer he returne, and I can speake toin Angelo! If ever he return and I can speak toMM III.i.194
him, I will open my lips in vaine, or discouer hishim, I will open my lips in vain, or discover hisMM III.i.195
gouernment.government.MM III.i.196
Let me heare you speake farther; I haue spirit toLet me hear you speak farther. I have spirit toMM III.i.207
do any thing that appeares not fowle in the truth of mydo anything that appears not foul in the truth of myMM III.i.208
spirit.spirit.MM III.i.209
I haue heard of the Lady, and good words wentI have heard of the lady, and good words wentMM III.i.213
with her name.with her name.MM III.i.214
Can this be so? did Angelo so leaue her?Can this be so? Did Angelo so leave her?MM III.i.226
What a merit were it in death to take this pooreWhat a merit were it in death to take this poorMM III.i.233
maid from the world? what corruption in this life, thatmaid from the world! What corruption in this life, thatMM III.i.234
it will let this man liue? But how out of this can shee auaile?it will let this man live! But how out of this can she avail?MM III.i.235
Shew me how (good Father.)Show me how, good father.MM III.i.239
The image of it giues me content already, and IThe image of it gives me content already, and IMM III.i.260
trust it will grow to a most prosperous it will grow to a most prosperous perfection.MM III.i.261
I thank you for this comfort: fare you wellI thank you for this comfort. Fare you well,MM III.i.268
good father.good father.MM III.i.269
He hath a Garden circummur'd with Bricke,He hath a garden circummured with brick,MM IV.i.27
Whose westerne side is with a Vineyard back't;Whose western side is with a vineyard backed;MM IV.i.28
And to that Vineyard is a planched gate,And to that vineyard is a planched gate,MM IV.i.29
That makes his opening with this bigger Key:That makes his opening with this bigger key.MM IV.i.30
This other doth command a little doore,This other doth command a little doorMM IV.i.31
Which from the Vineyard to the Garden leades,Which from the vineyard to the garden leads.MM IV.i.32
There haue I made my promise,There have I made my promise,MM IV.i.33
vpon the / Heauy midle of the night,Upon the heavy middle of the night,MM IV.i.34
to call vpon him.To call upon him.MM IV.i.35
I haue t'ane a due, and wary note vpon't,I have ta'en a due and wary note upon't.MM IV.i.37
With whispering, and most guiltie diligence,With whispering and most guilty diligence,MM IV.i.38
In action all of precept, he did show meIn action all of precept, he did show meMM IV.i.39
The way twice ore.The way twice o'er.MM IV.i.40.1
No: none but onely a repaire ith' darke,No, none, but only a repair i'th' dark,MM IV.i.42
And that I haue possest him, my most stayAnd that I have possessed him my most stayMM IV.i.43
Can be but briefe: for I haue made him know,Can be but brief. For I have made him knowMM IV.i.44
I haue a Seruant comes with me alongI have a servant comes with me along,MM IV.i.45
That staies vpon me; whose perswasion is,That stays upon me, whose persuasion isMM IV.i.46
I come about my Brother.I come about my brother.MM IV.i.47.1
I doe desire the like.I do desire the like.MM IV.i.51.2
Shee'll take the enterprize vpon her father,She'll take the enterprise upon her, father,MM IV.i.65
If you aduise it.If you advise it.MM IV.i.66.1
Little haue you to sayLittle have you to sayMM IV.i.67.2
When you depart from him, but soft and low,When you depart from him but, soft and low,MM IV.i.68
Remember now my brother.‘ Remember now my brother.’MM IV.i.69.1
Peace hoa, be heere.Peace, ho, be here.MM IV.iii.104
Hoa, by your leaue.Ho, by your leave!MM IV.iii.109.2
The better giuen me by so holy a man,The better, given me by so holy a man.MM IV.iii.111
Hath yet the Deputie sent my brothers pardon?Hath yet the deputy sent my brother's pardon?MM IV.iii.112
Nay, but it is not so.Nay, but it is not so.MM IV.iii.115
Oh, I wil to him, and plucke out his eies.O, I will to him and pluck out his eyes!MM IV.iii.118
Vnhappie Claudio, wretched Isabell,Unhappy Claudio! Wretched Isabel!MM IV.iii.120
Iniurious world, most damned Angelo.Injurious world! Most damned Angelo!MM IV.iii.121
I am directed by you.I am directed by you.MM IV.iii.135.2
To speake so indirectly I am loath,To speak so indirectly I am loath.MM
I would say the truth, but to accuse him soI would say the truth, but to accuse him so,MM
That is your part, yet I am aduis'd to doe it,That is your part. Yet I am advised to do it,MM
He saies, to vaile full purpose.He says, to veil full purpose.MM
Besides he tells me, that if peraduentureBesides, he tells me that if peradventureMM
He speake against me on the aduerse side,He speak against me on the adverse side,MM
I should not thinke it strange, for 'tis a physickeI should not think it strange, for 'tis a physicMM
That's bitter, to sweet end.That's bitter to sweet end.MM
Oh peace, the Frier is come.O, peace, the friar is come.MM
Iustice, O royall Duke, vaile your regardJustice, O royal Duke! Vail your regardMM V.i.20
Vpon a wrong'd (I would faine haue said a Maid)Upon a wronged – I would fain have said, a maid.MM V.i.21
Oh worthy Prince, dishonor not your eyeO worthy prince, dishonour not your eyeMM V.i.22
By throwing it on any other obiect,By throwing it on any other objectMM V.i.23
Till you haue heard me, in my true complaint,Till you have heard me in my true complaintMM V.i.24
And giuen me Iustice, Iustice, Iustice, Iustice.And given me justice, justice, justice, justice!MM V.i.25
Oh worthy Duke,O worthy Duke,MM V.i.28.2
You bid me seeke redemption of the diuell,You bid me seek redemption of the devil.MM V.i.29
Heare me your selfe: for that which I must speakeHear me yourself, for that which I must speakMM V.i.30
Must either punish me, not being beleeu'd,Must either punish me, not being believed,MM V.i.31
Or wring redresse from you: / Heare me: oh heare me, heere.Or wring redress from you. Hear me, O hear me, hear.MM V.i.32
By course of Iustice.By course of justice!MM V.i.35.2
Most strange: but yet most truely wil I speake,Most strange, but yet most truly, will I speak.MM V.i.37
That Angelo's forsworne, is it not strange?That Angelo's forsworn, is it not strange?MM V.i.38
That Angelo's a murtherer, is't not strange?That Angelo's a murderer, is't not strange?MM V.i.39
That Angelo is an adulterous thiefe,That Angelo is an adulterous thief,MM V.i.40
An hypocrite, a virgin violator,An hypocrite, a virgin-violator,MM V.i.41
Is it not strange? and strange?Is it not strange, and strange?MM V.i.42.1
It is not truer he is Angelo,It is not truer he is AngeloMM V.i.43
Then this is all as true, as it is strange;Than this is all as true as it is strange.MM V.i.44
Nay, it is ten times true, for truth is truthNay, it is ten times true, for truth is truthMM V.i.45
To th' end of reckning.To th' end of reck'ning.MM V.i.46.1
Oh Prince, I coniure thee, as thou beleeu'stO prince, I conjure thee, as thou believ'stMM V.i.48
There is another comfort, then this world,There is another comfort than this world,MM V.i.49
That thou neglect me not, with that opinionThat thou neglect me not with that opinionMM V.i.50
That I am touch'd with madnesse: make not impossibleThat I am touched with madness. Make not impossibleMM V.i.51
That which but seemes vnlike, 'tis not impossibleThat which but seems unlike. 'Tis not impossibleMM V.i.52
But one, the wickedst caitiffe on the groundBut one, the wicked'st caitiff on the ground,MM V.i.53
May seeme as shie, as graue, as iust, as absolute:May seem as shy, as grave, as just, as absoluteMM V.i.54
As Angelo, euen so may AngeloAs Angelo. Even so may Angelo,MM V.i.55
In all his dressings, caracts, titles, formes,In all his dressings, characts, titles, forms,MM V.i.56
Be an arch-villaine: Beleeue it, royall PrinceBe an arch-villain. Believe it, royal prince.MM V.i.57
If he be lesse, he's nothing, but he's more,If he be less, he's nothing: but he's more,MM V.i.58
Had I more name for badnesse.Had I more name for badness.MM V.i.59.1
Oh gracious DukeO gracious Duke,MM V.i.63.2
Harpe not on that; nor do not banish reasonHarp not on that, nor do not banish reasonMM V.i.64
For inequality, but let your reason serueFor inequality, but let your reason serveMM V.i.65
To make the truth appeare, where it seemes hid,To make the truth appear where it seems hid,MM V.i.66
And hide the false seemes true.And hide the false seems true.MM V.i.67.1
I am the Sister of one Claudio,I am the sister of one Claudio,MM V.i.69
Condemnd vpon the Act of FornicationCondemned upon the act of fornicationMM V.i.70
To loose his head, condemn'd by Angelo,To lose his head, condemned by Angelo.MM V.i.71
I, (in probation of a Sisterhood)I, in probation of a sisterhood,MM V.i.72
Was sent to by my Brother; one LucioWas sent to by my brother. One LucioMM V.i.73
As then the Messenger.As then the messenger – MM V.i.74.1
That's he indeede.That's he indeed.MM V.i.77.2
This Gentleman told somewhat of my Tale.This gentleman told somewhat of my tale.MM V.i.84
I wentI wentMM V.i.87.2
To this pernicious Caitiffe Deputie.To this pernicious caitiff deputy – MM V.i.88
Pardon it,Pardon it,MM V.i.89.2
The phrase is to the matter.The phrase is to the matter.MM V.i.90
In briefe, to set the needlesse processe by:In brief, to set the needless process by,MM V.i.92
How I perswaded, how I praid, and kneel'd,How I persuaded, how I prayed, and kneeled,MM V.i.93
How he refeld me, and how I replideHow he refelled me, and how I replied – MM V.i.94
(For this was of much length) the vild conclusionFor this was of much length – the vile conclusionMM V.i.95
I now begin with griefe, and shame to vtter.I now begin with grief and shame to utter.MM V.i.96
He would not, but by gift of my chaste bodyHe would not, but by gift of my chaste bodyMM V.i.97
To his concupiscible intemperate lustTo his concup'scible intemperate lust,MM V.i.98
Release my brother; and after much debatement,Release my brother, and after much debatementMM V.i.99
My sisterly remorse, confutes mine honour,My sisterly remorse confutes mine honour,MM V.i.100
And I did yeeld to him: But the next morne betimes,And I did yield to him. But the next morn betimes,MM V.i.101
His purpose surfetting, he sends a warrantHis purpose surfeiting, he sends a warrantMM V.i.102
For my poore brothers head.For my poor brother's head.MM V.i.103.1
Oh that it were as like as it is true.O, that it were as like as it is true.MM V.i.104
And is this all?And is this all?MM V.i.114.2
Then oh you blessed Ministers aboueThen, O you blessed ministers above,MM V.i.115
Keepe me in patience, and with ripened timeKeep me in patience, and with ripened timeMM V.i.116
Vnfold the euill, which is heere wrapt vpUnfold the evil which is here wrapped upMM V.i.117
In countenance: heauen shield your Grace from woe,In countenance. Heaven shield your grace from woe,MM V.i.118
As I thus wrong'd, hence vnbeleeued goe.As I thus wronged hence unbelieved go.MM V.i.119
One that I would were heere, Frier Lodowick.One that I would were here, Friar Lodowick.MM V.i.125
Oh giue me pardonO, give me pardon,MM V.i.382.2
That I, your vassaile, haue imploid, and pain'dThat I, your vassal, have employed and painedMM V.i.383
Your vnknowne Soueraigntie.Your unknown sovereignty.MM V.i.384.1
I doe my Lord.I do, my lord.MM V.i.396.2
Most bounteous Sir.Most bounteous sir,MM V.i.440.2
Looke if it please you, on this man condemn'd,Look, if it please you, on this man condemnedMM V.i.441
As if my Brother liu'd: I partly thinke,As if my brother lived. I partly thinkMM V.i.442
A due sinceritie gouerned his deedes,A due sincerity governed his deeds,MM V.i.443
Till he did looke on me: Since it is so,Till he did look on me. Since it is so,MM V.i.444
Let him not die: my Brother had but Iustice,Let him not die. My brother had but justice,MM V.i.445
In that he did the thing for which he dide.In that he did the thing for which he died.MM V.i.446
For Angelo,For Angelo,MM V.i.447
his Act did not ore-take his bad intent,His act did not o'ertake his bad intent,MM V.i.448
And must be buried but as an intentAnd must be buried but as an intentMM V.i.449
That perish'd by the way: thoughts are no subiectsThat perished by the way. Thoughts are no subjects,MM V.i.450
Intents, but meerely thoughts.Intents but merely thoughts.MM V.i.451.1