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Mariana

Take, O take those lips away

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Enter Mariana, and Boy singing.

Take, O take those lips away,
 That so sweetly were forsworn,
And those eyes, the break of day,
 Lights that do mislead the morn.Synecdoches
But my kisses bring again, bring again,
 Seals of love, but sealed in vain,
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Act 4
Scene 1
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What is the news from this good deputy?

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Duke, as Friar
What is the news from this good deputy?
Isabella
He hath a garden circummured with brick,
Whose western side is with a vineyard backed;
And to that vineyard is a planchèd gate
That makes his opening with this bigger key.
This other doth command a little door
Which from the vineyard to the garden leads.
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Act 4
Scene 1
Line 26

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To speak so indirectlyI am loath

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Isabella
To speak so indirectlyI am loath.
I would say the truth, but to accuse him so
That is your part; yet I am advised to do it,
He says, to veil full purpose.

I should not think it strange, for ’tis a physic
That’s bitter to sweet end.

Mariana
Be ruled by him.
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Act 4
Scene 6
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Come, cousin Angelo, In this I’ll be impartial

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Duke
Come, cousin Angelo,
In this I’ll be impartial. Be you judge
Of your own cause.  Duke and Angelo are seated.
 Enter Mariana, veiled.
Is this the witness, friar?
First, let her show her face, and after speak.
Mariana
Pardon, my lord, I will not show my face
Until my husband bid me.
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Act 5
Scene 1
Line 190

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Come hither, Isabel. Your friar is now your prince

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Duke
Come hither, Isabel.
Your friar is now your prince. As I was then
Advertising and holy to your business,
Not changing heart with habit, I am still
Attorneyed at your service.
Isabella
O, give me pardon
That I, your vassal, have employed and pained
Your unknown sovereignty.

But peace be with him.
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Act 5
Scene 1
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For this new-married man approaching here

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Duke
For this new-married man approaching here,
Whose salt imagination yet hath wronged
Your well-defended honor, you must pardon
For Mariana’s sake. But as he adjudged your brother—
Being criminal in double violation
Of sacred chastity and of promise-breach
Thereon dependent for your brother’s life—
The very mercy of the law cries out
Most audible,
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Act 5
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Line 455

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