If the Duke, with the other dukes, come not to composition with the King of Hungary
If the Duke, with the other dukes, come not to
composition with the King of Hungary, why then all
the dukes fall upon the King.
Heaven grant us its peace, but not
the King of Hungary’s!Paronomasia
Grace is grace, despite of all
controversy; as, for example, thou thyself
art a wicked villain, despite of all grace
Thou conclud’st like the sanctimonious pirate
that went to sea with the ten commandments but
scraped one out of the table.Simile
“Thou shalt not steal”?
Ay, that he razed.
Why, ’twas a commandment to command
the Captain and all the rest from their functions!
They put forth to steal. There’s not a soldier of
us all that in the thanksgiving before meat do relish
the petition well that prays for peace.
I never heard any soldier dislike it.
I believe thee, for I think thou never wast where
grace was said.
No? A dozen times at least.
What? In meter?
In any proportion or in any language.
I think, or in any religion.
Ay, why not? Grace is grace, despite of all
controversy; as, for example, thou thyself art a
wicked villain, despite of all grace.Epanalepsis
Well, there went but a pair of shears between us.Metaphor
I grant, as there may between the lists and the
velvet. Thou art the list.
And thou the velvet. Thou art good
velvet; thou ’rt a three-piled piece, I warrant thee.
AlliosisI had as lief be a list of an English kersey as be piled,
as thou art piled, for a French velvet.Analogy & Paronomasia Do I speak
I think thou dost, and indeed with most painful
feeling of thy speech. I will, out of thine own
confession, learn to begin thy health, but, whilst I
live, forget to drink after thee.
I think I have done myself wrong,
have I not?
Yes, that thou hast, whether thou
art tainted or free.