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Young men’s love then lies

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Young men’s love then lies
Not truly in their hearts, but in their eyes.
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Act 2
Scene 3
Line 71

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The time was once, when thou unurg’d wouldst vow

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The time was onceHyperbaton when thou unurged wouldst vowAnastrophe
That never words were music to thine ear,
That never object pleasing in thine eye,
That never touch well welcome to thy hand,
That never meat sweet-savored in thy taste,Anaphora

Unless I spake, or looked,
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Self-love, my liege…

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Self-love, my liege, is not so vile a sin as self-neglecting.
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Act 2
Scene 4

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O Corin, that thou knew’st how I do love her!

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Silvius
O Corin, that thou knew’st how I do love her!
Corin
I partly guess; for I have lov’d ere now.
Silvius
No, Corin, being old, thou canst not guess,
Though in thy youth thou wast as true a lover
As ever sigh’d upon a midnight pillow.
But if thy love were ever like to mine—
As sure I think did never man love so—
How many actions most ridiculous
Hast thou been drawn to by thy fantasy?
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Act 2
Scene 4
Line 12

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These violent delights have violent ends

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Friar Lawrence
These violent delights have violent ends,
And in their triumph die, like fire and powder,
Which as they kiss consume.Simili
The sweetest honey
Is loathsome in his own deliciousness,
And in the taste confounds the appetite.Metaphor

Therefore love moderately: long love doth so;
Too swift arrives as tardy as too slow.
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Act 2
Scene 6
Line 9

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Plagiarizing Himself

Welcome. Set down your venerable burden

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Enter Orlando, carrying Adam.

Duke Senior
Welcome. Set down your venerable burden,
And let him feed.
Orlando
I thank you most for him.
Adam
So had you need.—
I scarce can speak to thank you for myself.
Duke Senior
Welcome. Fall to. I will not trouble you
As yet to question you about your fortunes.—
Give us some music,
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Act 2
Scene 7
Line 174

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Most friendship is feigning, most loving mere folly

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Most friendship is feigning, most loving mere folly.
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Act 2
Scene 7
Line 189

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Come, come, I’ll hear no more of this

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Pandurus
Come, come, I’ll hear no more of this. I’ll
sing you a song now.
Helen
Ay, ay, prithee. Now, by my troth, sweet lord,
thou hast a fine forehead.
Pandurus
Ay, you may, you may.
Helen
Let thy song be love. “This love will undo us all.”
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Act 3
Scene 1
Line 104

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Lo! She is one of this confederacy

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Lo! She is one of this confederacy.
Now I perceive, they have conjoin’d all three
To fashion this false sport, in spite of me.Alliteration
Injurious Hermia, most ungrateful maid!
QuaesitioHave you conspir’d, have you with these contriv’d
To bait me with this foul derision?
Is all the counsel that we two have shar’d,

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When in that moment (so it came to pass)

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When in that moment (so it came to pass)
Titania wak’d, and straightway lov’d an ass.
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Act 3
Scene 2

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