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Lysander

Midsummer's Night Dream

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From Peter Hall’s film (January 30, 1968) of A Midsummer Night’s Dream featuring Michael Jayston, Helen Mirren, Diana Rigg, and David Warner.

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Ay me! For aught that I could ever read

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Ay me! For aught that I could ever read,
Could ever hear by tale or history,
The course of true love never did run smooth.
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Act 1
Scene 1

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Why should you think that I should woo in scorn?

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Lysander
Why should you think that I should woo in scorn?
Scorn and derision never come in tears.
Look when I vow, I weep; and vows so born,
In their nativity all truth appears.
How can these things in me seem scorn to you,
Bearing the badge of faith to prove them true?

O spite!
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Act 3
Scene 2
Line 124

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