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Sir Toby Belch

Twelfth Night

You and Thee

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In Henry IV Part 1, in the exchange between Hotspur and Owen Glendower, about calling up devils from the vasty deep, Hotspur deliberately shifts from the word you to thee when he addresses Glendower. You was often used to convey respect while thee was used when speaking to someone of inferior rank,
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Sir Toby Belch! How now, Sir Toby Belch?

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Andrew
Sir Toby Belch! How now, Sir Toby Belch?
Toby
Sweet Sir Andrew!
Andrew, to Maria
Bless you, fair shrew.

Methinks sometimes I have no more wit
than a Christian or an ordinary man has.

Maria 
And you too, sir.
Toby
Accost,
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Act 1
Scene 3
Line 71

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Excellent! Why, this is the best fooling when all is done

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Sir Andrew Aguecheek
Excellent! Why, this is the best fooling when
all is done. Now, a song!
Sir Toby Belch, giving money to the Fool
Come on, there is
sixpence for you. Let’s have a song.
Sir Andrew Aguecheek, giving money to the Fool
There’s a testril of
me, too. If one knight give a—
Fool
Would you have a love song or a song of good
life?
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Act 2
Scene 3
Line 30

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My masters, are you mad?

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Malvolio
My masters, are you mad? Or what are you?
Have you no wit, manners, nor honesty but to
gabble like tinkers at this time of night? Do you
make an ale-house of my lady’s house, that you
squeak out your coziers’ catches without any mitigation
or remorse of voice? Is there no respect of
place,
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Act 2
Scene 3
Line 87

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No, faith, I’ll not stay a jot longer

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Sir Andrew Aguecheek
No, faith, I’ll not stay a jot longer.
Sir Toby Belch
Thy reason, dear venom, give thy reason.
Fabian
You must needs yield your reason, Sir Andrew.
Sir Andrew Aguecheek
Marry, I saw your niece do more favors to the
Count’s servingman than ever she bestowed upon
me.
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Act 3
Scene 2
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You and Thee

I must entreat of you some of that money

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Antonio, to Viola
I must entreat of you some of that money.
Viola
What money, sir?
For the fair kindness you have showed me here,
And part being prompted by your present trouble,
Out of my lean and low ability
I’ll lend you something. My having is not much.
I’ll make division of my present with you.
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Act 3
Scene 4
Line 356

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Who calls there?

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Malvolio
Who calls there?
Fool
Sir Topas the curate, who comes to visit Malvolio
the lunatic.
Malvolio
Sir Topas, Sir Topas, good Sir Topas, go to
my lady—

I say there is no darkness but ignorance,
in which thou art more puzzled than
the Egyptians in their fog.
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Act 4
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