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To speak so indirectlyI am loath

Isabella
To speak so indirectlyI am loath.
I would say the truth, but to accuse him so
That is your part; yet I am advised to do it,
He says, to veil full purpose.

I should not think it strange, for ’tis a physic
That’s bitter to sweet end.

Mariana
Be ruled by him.
Isabella
Besides, he tells me that, if peradventure
He speak against me on the adverse side,
I should not think it strange, for ’tis a physic
That’s bitter to sweet end.
Mariana
I would Friar Peter—
 Enter Friar Peter.
Isabella
O peace, the Friar is come.
Friar Peter
Come, I have found you out a stand most fit,
Where you may have such vantage on the Duke
He shall not pass you. Twice have the trumpets sounded.
The generous and gravest citizens
Have hent the gates, and very near upon
The Duke is entering. Therefore hence, away.
 They exit.

 

Source:
Act 4
Scene 6
Line 1

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