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Jessica

Merchant of Venice

But love is blind, and lovers cannot see

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But love is blind, and lovers cannot see
The pretty follies that themselves commit.
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Act 2
Scene 6
Line 37

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O dear discretion, how his words are suited!

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Lorenzo 
O dear discretion, how his words are suited!
The fool hath planted in his memory
An army of good words, and I do know
A many fools that stand in better place,
Garnished like him, that for a tricksy word
Defy the matter.
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Act 3
Scene 5
Line 64

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It is very meet The Lord Bassanio live an upright life

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It is very meet
The Lord Bassanio live an upright life,
For having such a blessing in his lady
He finds the joys of heaven here on Earth,
And if on Earth he do not merit it,
In reason he should never come to heaven.
Why, if two gods should play some heavenly match,
And on the wager lay two earthly women,
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Act 3
Scene 5
Line 72

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The moon shines bright

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Lorenzo
The moon shines bright. In such a night as this,
When the sweet wind did gently kiss the trees
And they did make no noise, in such a night
Troilus, methinks, mounted the Trojan walls
And sighed his soul toward the Grecian tents
Where Cressid lay that night.
Jessica
In such a night
Did Thisbe fearfully o’ertrip the dew
And saw the lion’s shadow ere himself
And ran dismayed away.
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Act 5
Scene 1
Line 1

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Come, ho! and wake Diana with a hymn

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Lorenzo
Come, ho! and wake Diana with a hymn.
With sweetest touches pierce your mistress’ ear,
And draw her home with music.
Music plays.
Jessica 
I am never merry when I hear sweet music.
Lorenzo
The reason is,
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Act 5
Scene 1
Line 74

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