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Pericles

Few love to hear the sins they love to act

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Few love to hear the sins they love to act
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Act 1
Scene 1
Line 92

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‘Tis time to fear when tyrants seems to kiss

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‘Tis time to fear when tyrants seems to kiss.
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Line 72

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I am a maid, My lord, that ne’er before invited eyes

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Marina
I am a maid,
My lord, that ne’er before invited eyes,
But have been gaz’d on like a comet. She speaks,
My lord, that, may be, hath endur’d a grief
Might equal yours, if both were justly weigh’d.
Though wayward fortune did malign my state,
My derivation was from ancestors
Who stood equivalent with mighty kings,
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Act 5
Scene 1
Line 85

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If I should tell my history

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Marina
If I should tell my history, it would seem
Like lies disdain’d in the reporting.
Pericles
Prithee speak.
Falseness cannot come from thee, for thou lookest
Modest as Justice, and thou seemest a palace
For the crown’d Truth to dwell in. I will believe thee,
And make my senses credit thy relation
To points that seem impossible,
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Act 5
Scene 1
Line 116

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O Helicanus, strike me, honored sir

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O Helicanus, strike me, honored sir,
Give me a gash, put me to present pain,
Lest this great sea of joys rushing upon me
O’erbear the shores of my mortality,
And drown me with their sweetness. O, come hither,
Thou that beget’st him that did thee beget;
Thou that wast born at sea, buried at Tharsus,
And found at sea again!
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Act 5
Scene 1
Line 191

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