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Pandarus

Well, I have told you enough of this

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Pandarus
Well, I have told you enough of this. For my
part, I’ll not meddle nor make no farther. He that will
have a cake out of the wheat must tarry the grinding.
Troilus
Have I not tarried?
Pandarus
Ay, the grinding; but you must tarry the bolting.
Troilus
Have I not tarried?
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Act 1
Scene 1
Line 13

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Mark him. Note him. O brave Troilus!

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Pandarus
Mark him. Note him. O brave Troilus! Look
well upon him, niece. Look you how his sword is
bloodied and his helm more hacked than Hector’s,
and how he looks, and how he goes. O admirable
youth! He never saw three and twenty.—Go thy
way, Troilus; go thy way!—Had I a sister were a
Grace,
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Act 1
Scene 2
Line 237

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Adieu, uncle

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Cressida
Adieu, uncle.
Pandarus
I will be with you, niece, by and by.
Cressida
To bring, uncle?
Pandarus
Ay, a token from Troilus.
Cressida
By the same token, you are a bawd.
Pandarus exits.
Words, vows, gifts, tears, and love’s full sacrifice
He offers in another’s enterprise;
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Act 1
Scene 3
Line 284

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I come to speak with Paris

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Pandarus
I come to speak with Paris
from the Prince Troilus. I will make a complimental
assault upon him, for my business seethes.
Man
Sodden business! There’s a stewed phrase indeed.
 Enter Paris and Helen with Attendants.
Pandarus
Fair be to you, my lord, and to all this fair
company!
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Act 3
Scene 1
Line 38

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Come, come, I’ll hear no more of this

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Pandurus
Come, come, I’ll hear no more of this. I’ll
sing you a song now.
Helen
Ay, ay, prithee. Now, by my troth, sweet lord,
thou hast a fine forehead.
Pandurus
Ay, you may, you may.
Helen
Let thy song be love. “This love will undo us all.”
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Act 3
Scene 1
Line 104

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Have you seen my cousin?

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Pandarus
Have you seen my cousin?
Troilus
No, Pandarus. I stalk about her door
Like a strange soul upon the Stygian banks
Staying for waftage. O, be thou my Charon,
And give me swift transportance to those fields
Where I may wallow in the lily beds
Proposed for the deserver! O, gentle Pandar,
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Act 3
Scene 2
Line 6

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Boldness comes to me now and brings me heart

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Cressida
Boldness comes to me now and brings me heart.
Prince Troilus, I have loved you night and day
For many weary months.
Troilus
Why was my Cressid then so hard to win?
Cressida
Hard to seem won; but I was won, my lord,
With the first glance that ever—pardon me;
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Act 3
Scene 2
Line 113

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Good uncle, I beseech you, on my knees

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Cressida
Good uncle, I beseech you, on my knees I
beseech you, what’s the matter?
Pandarus
Thou must be gone, wench; thou must be
gone. Thou art changed for Antenor. Thou must to
thy father and be gone from Troilus. ‘Twill be his
death; ’twill be his bane. He cannot bear it.
Cressida
O you immortal gods!
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Source:
Act 4
Scene 3
Line 94

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Be moderate, be moderate

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Pandarus
Be moderate, be moderate.
Cressida
Why tell you me of moderation?
The grief is fine, full, perfect that I taste,
And violenteth in a sense as strong
As that which causeth it. How can I moderate it?
If I could temporize with my affection
Or brew it to a weak and colder palate,
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Act 4
Scene 4
Line 1

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Here’s a letter come from yond poor girl

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Pandarus
Here’s a letter come from yond poor girl.
Troilus
Let me read. He reads.

Words, words, mere words,
no matter from the heart.

Pandarus
A whoreson phthisic, a whoreson rascally
phthisic so troubles me, and the foolish fortune of
this girl, and what one thing,
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Source:
Act 5
Scene 3
Line 110

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