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This butcher’s cur is venomed-mouthed

Buckingham
This butcher’s cur is venomed-mouthed, and I
Have not the power to muzzle him; therefore best
Not wake him in his slumber. A beggar’s book
Outworths a noble’s blood.Metaphors

Heat not a furnace for your foe so hot
That it do singe yourself.

Norfolk
What, are you chafed?Erotema
Ask God for temp’rance. That’s th’ appliance onlyAnastrophe
Which your disease requires.Metaphor
Buckingham
I read in ’s looks
Matter against me,Metaphor
and his eye reviled
Me as his abject object.Synecdoche
At this instant
He bores me with some trick.Metaphor He’s gone to th’ King.
I’ll follow and outstare him.
Norfolk
Stay, my lord,
And let your reason with your choler question
What ’tis you go about.Metonymy
To climb steep hills
Requires slow pace at first.Analogy
Anger is like
A full hot horse who, being allowed his way,
Self-mettle tires him.Simile
Not a man in England
Can advise me like you; be to yourself
As you would to your friend.Simile

Buckingham
I’ll to the King,Ellipsis
And from a mouth of honor quite cry downSynecdoche
This Ipswich fellow’s insolence, or proclaim
There’s difference in no persons.Anastrophe
Norfolk
Be advised.
Heat not a furnace for your foe so hot
That it do singe yourself.Metaphor & Alliteration
We may outrun
By violent swiftness that which we run at
And lose by overrunning. Know you not
The fire that mounts the liquor till ’t run o’er
In seeming to augment it wastes it?Analogies
Be advised.
I say again there is no English soulMetonymy
More stronger to direct you than yourself,
If with the sap of reason you would quench
Or but allay the fire of passion.Metaphors

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Act 1
Scene 1
Line 143

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