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Lucio

Why, how now, Claudio? Whence comes this restraint?

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Lucio
Why, how now, Claudio? Whence comes this
restraint?
Claudio
From too much liberty, my Lucio, liberty.
As surfeit is the father of much fast,Simile
So every scope by the immoderate use
Turns to restraint. Our natures do pursue,
Like rats that raven down their proper bane,
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Act 1
Scene 2
Line 120

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Our doubts are traitors

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Our doubts are traitors,
And makes us lose the good we oft might win,
By fearing to attempt.
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Act 1
Scene 4
Line 85

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Yet show some pity

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Isabella
Yet show some pity.
Angelo 
I show it most of all when I show justice,
For then I pity those I do not know,
Which a dismissed offense would after gall,
And do him right that, answering one foul wrong,
Lives not to act another. Be satisfied;
Your brother dies tomorrow; be content.
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Act 2
Scene 2
Line 127

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A little more lenity to lechery would do no harm in him

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A little more lenity to lechery would do no harm in him.
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Act 3
Scene 2
Line 98

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Sir, I know him, and I love him

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Lucio
Sir, I know him, and I love him.
Vincentio, the Duke
Love talks with better knowledge, and knowledge with dearer love.
Lucio
Come, sir, I know what I know.
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Act 3
Scene 2
Line 151

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