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King Edward
Is Clarence dead? The order was reversed.
Richard
But he, poor man, by your first order died,
And that a wingèd Mercury did bear.
Some tardy cripple bare the countermand,
That came too lag to see him burièd.
God grant that some, less noble and less loyal,
Nearer in bloody thoughts,
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Act 2
Scene 1
Line 89

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‘Fore God, they have given me a rouse already

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Cassio
‘Fore God, they have given me a rouse already.
Montano
Good faith, a little one; not past a pint, as I
am a soldier.
Iago
Some wine, ho! Sings.

And let me the cannikin clink, clink,
And let me the cannikin clink.
A soldier's a man,
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Act 2
Scene 3
Line 67

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‘Tis gold Which buys admittance

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‘Tis gold
Which buys admittance (oft it doth), yea, and makes
Diana's rangers false themselves, yield up
Their deer to th' stand o' th' stealer; and 'tis gold
Which makes the true man kill'd and saves the thief;
Nay, sometime hangs both thief and true man. What
Can it not do, and undo?
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Act 2
Scene 3
Line 48

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‘Tis known, Achilles, that you are in love

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Ulysses
‘Tis known, Achilles, that you are in love
With one of Priam's daughters.
Achilles
Ha? Known?
Ulysses
Is that a wonder?
The providence that's in a watchful state
Knows almost every grain of Pluto's gold,
Finds bottom in the uncomprehensive deep,
Keeps place with thought and almost, like the gods,
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Act 3
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‘Tis no sinister nor no awkward claim

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‘Tis no sinister nor no awkward claim,
Pick'd from the worm-holes of long-vanish'd days,
Nor from the dust of old oblivion raked.
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Act 2
Scene 4

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‘Tis now the very witching time of night

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’Tis now the very witching time of night,
When churchyards yawn and hell itself breathes out
Contagion to this world. Now could I drink hot blood
And do such bitter business as the day
Would quake to look on. Soft, now to my mother.
O heart, lose not thy nature; let not ever
The soul of Nero enter this firm bosom.
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Act 3
Scene 2
Line 419

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‘Tis one thing to be tempted, Escalus

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‘Tis one thing to be tempted, Escalus,
Another thing to fall. I not deny
The jury, passing on the prisoner's life,
May in the sworn twelve have a thief or two
Guiltier than him they try. What's open made to justice,
That justice seizes. What knows the laws
That thieves do pass on thieves? ‘Tis very pregnant,
The jewel that we find,
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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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‘Tis true, fair daughter

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King Philip, to Blanche
‘Tis true, fair daughter, and this blessèd day
Ever in France shall be kept festival.
To solemnize this day the glorious sun
Stays in his course and plays the alchemist,
Turning with splendor of his precious eye
The meager cloddy earth to glittering gold.
The yearly course that brings this day about
Shall never see it but a holy day.
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Act 3
Scene 1
Line 78

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A fault unknown is as a thought unacted.

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A fault unknown is as a thought unacted.
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A fool, a fool! I met a fool i' th' forest

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Jaques
A fool, a fool! I met a fool i' th' forest,
A motley fool. A miserable world!
As I do live by food, I met a fool,
Who laid him down, and bask'd him in the sun,
And rail'd on Lady Fortune in good terms,
In good set terms, and yet a motley fool.
“Good morrow,
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Act 2
Scene 7
Line 12

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A friend should bear his friend's infirmities

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Cassius
A friend should bear his friend's infirmities;
But Brutus makes mine greater than they are.
Marcus Brutus
I do not, till you practice them on me.
Cassius
You love me not.
Marcus Brutus
I do not like your faults.
Cassius
A friendly eye could never see such faults.
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Act 4
Scene 3
Line 96

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A glooming peace this morning with it brings

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A glooming peace this morning with it brings,Metaphor & Hyperbaton
The sun, for sorrow, will not show his head.Personification and Alliteration
Go hence to have more talk of these sad things;
Some shall be pardon'd, and some punishéd:Alliteration & Ellipsis
For never was a story of more woeEllipsis
Than this of Juliet and her Romeo.

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Act 5
Scene 3
Line 316

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A goodly medicine for my aching bones!

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A goodly medicine for my aching bones!
O world, world, world ! Thus is the poor agent despised.
O traitors and bawds, how earnestly are
you set a-work, and how ill requited! Why should
our endeavor be so loved and the performance so
loathed? What verse for it? What instance for it?
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Full merrily the humble-bee doth sing,
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Act 5
Scene 11
Line 37

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A heaven on earth I have won by wooing thee

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A heaven on earth I have won by wooing thee.
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Act 4
Scene 2

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A little harm done to a great good end

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A little harm done to a great good end.
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Line 528

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A little more lenity to lechery would do no harm in him

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A little more lenity to lechery would do no harm in him.
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Act 3
Scene 2
Line 98

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A man is master of his liberty

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A man is master of his liberty:
Time is their master, and when they see time,
They'll go or come.
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Act 2
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A man loves the meat in his youth

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A man loves the meat in his youth that he cannot endure in his age.
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Act 2
Scene 3
Line 240

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A man that apprehends death no more dreadfully

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A man that apprehends death no more dreadfully but as a drunken sleep, careless, reakless, and fearless of what's past, present, or to come; insensible of mortality, and desperately mortal.
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Act 4
Scene 2
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