Merchant of Venice memorable quotes Flashcards

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"In sooth I know not why I am so sad."
Antonio
"The devil can cite scripture for his purpose!"
Antonio
"I am tainted wether of the flock, meetest for death."
Antonio
"I hold the world but as the world... A stage where everyman must play a part, and mine a sad one."
Antonio
"My purse, my person, my extremest means lie all unlocked to your occasions."
Antonio
"Let me play the fool."
Gratiano
"I am Sir Oracle, and when I ope my lips, let no dog bark."
Gratiano
"We'll play with them the first boy for a thousand ducats"
Gratiano
"Gratiano speaks an infinite deal of nothing.."
Bassanio
"To you, Antonio, I owe the most, in money and in love."
Bassanio
"I have engaged myself to a dear friend, engaged my friend to his mere enemy, to feed my means."
Bassanio
"I come by note, to give and to receive."
Bassanio
"Hath all his ventures failed?"
Bassanio
"By my troth, Nerissa, my little body is aweary of this great world."
Portia
"It is a good divine who follows his own instructions."
Portia
"The quality of mercy is not strained."
Portia
"God made him, and therefore let him pass for a man."
Portia
"How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world."
Portia
"...the moon sleeps with Endymion and would not be awaked."
Portia
"Since you are dear bought, I will love you dear."
Portia
"He is well paid that is well satisfied, and I, delivering you, am satisfied, and therein do account myself well paid."
Portia
"...yet for you, I would be trebled twenty times myself."
Portia
"I would detain you here for a month or two before you venture for me."
Portia
"It is a wise father that knows his own child."
Lancelet
"Truth will come to light...in the end, truth willout."
Lancelet
"Yes, truly, for look you, the sins of the father are to be laid upon the children."
Lancelet
"But love is blind and lovers cannot see the pretty follies that themselves commit..."
Jessica
"I am never merry when I hear sweet music."
Jessica
"I will make fast the doors, and gild myself with some more ducats, and be with you straight."
Jessica
"...he would rather have Antonio's flesh than twenty times the value of the sum that he did owe him."
Jessica
"The moon shines bright. In such a night as this.."
Lorenzo
"How sweet the moonlight sweeps upon this bank."
Lorenzo
"The man that hath no music in himself....is fit for treasons, stratagems, and spoils."
Lorenzo
"Hath not a Jew eyes?"
Shylock
"You have among you many a purchased slave...the pound of flesh which I demand of him is dearly bought, is mine, and I will have it."
Shylock
"There is some ill a-brewing towards my rest, for I did dream of moneybags tonight."
Shylock
"My daughter! Oh my ducats! Oh, my daughter! Fled with a Christian! Oh, my Christian ducats!"
Shylock
"What, news on the Rialto?"
Solanio
"All that glisters is not gold.."
Scroll
"Tell me where is fancy bred..."
Song
"I never knew so young a boy with so old a head."
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