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#20703 The Merchant of Venice

In sooth, I know not why I am so sad. It wearies me, you say it wearies you. .

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#20704 The Merchant of Venice

My ventures are not in one bottom trusted, Nor to one place. .

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#20705 The Merchant of Venice

Now, by two-headed Janus, Nature hath fram'd strange fellows in her time. .

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#20706 The Merchant of Venice

Though Nestor swear the jest be laughable. .

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#20707 The Merchant of Venice

You have too much respect upon the world: They lose it that do buy it with much care. .

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#20708 The Merchant of Venice

Antonio: I hold the world but as the world, Gratiano; A stage, where every man must play a part, And mine a sad one. Gratiano Let me play the fool. .

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#20709 The Merchant of Venice

Why should a man whose blood is warm within, Sit like his grandsire cut in alabaster? .

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#20710 The Merchant of Venice

There are a sort of men, whose visages Do cream and mantle like a standing pond; And do a willful stillness entertain, With purpose to be dress'd in an opinion Of wisdom, gravity, profound conceit; As who should say, I am Sir Oracle, And when I ope my lips, let no dog bark!" .

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#20711 The Merchant of Venice

I do know of these, That therefore only are reputed wise, For saying nothing. .

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#20712 The Merchant of Venice

Fish not with this melancholy bait, For this fool-gudgeon, this opinion. .

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#20713 The Merchant of Venice

Gratiano speaks an infinite deal of nothing, more than any man in all Venice. His reasons are as two grains of wheat hid in two bushels of chaff: you shall seek all day ere you find them; and when you have them, they are not worth the search. .

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#20714 The Merchant of Venice

In my school-days, when I had lost one shaft, I shot his fellow of the self-same flight The self-same way, with more advised watch, To find the other forth; and by adventuring both, I oft found both. .

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#20715 The Merchant of Venice

In Belmont is a lady richly left; And she is fair, and fairer than that word, Of wondrous virtues. Sometimes from her eyes I did receive fair speechless messages. .

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#20716 The Merchant of Venice

Her sunny locks Hang on her temples like a golden fleece. .

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#20717 The Merchant of Venice

They are as sick that surfeit with too much, as they that starve with nothing. It is no mean happiness, therefore, to be seated in the mean; superfluity comes sooner by white hairs, but competency lives longer. .

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#20718 The Merchant of Venice

If to do were as easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men’s cottages princes’ palaces. .

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#20719 The Merchant of Venice

The brain may devise laws for the blood; but a hot temper leaps o’er a cold decree. .

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#20720 The Merchant of Venice

He doth nothing but talk of his horse. .

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#20721 The Merchant of Venice

God made him, and therefore let him pass for a man. .

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#20722 The Merchant of Venice

When he is best, he is a little worse than a man; and when he is worst, he is little better than a beast. .

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#20723 The Merchant of Venice

I dote on his very absence. .

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#20724 The Merchant of Venice

My meaning in saying he is a good man, is, to have you understand me that he is sufficient. .

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#20725 The Merchant of Venice

Ships are but boards, sailors but men: there be land-rats and water-rats, water-thieves and land-thieves. .

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#20726 The Merchant of Venice

I will buy with you, sell with you, talk with you, walk with you, and so following; but I will not eat with you, drink with you, nor pray with you. .

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#20727 The Merchant of Venice

If I can catch him once upon the hip, I will feed fat the ancient grudge I bear him. He hates our sacred nation; and he rails, Even there where merchants most do congregate, On me, my bargains, and my well-won thrift, Which he calls interest. .

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#20728 The Merchant of Venice

The devil can cite scripture for his purpose. An evil soul producing holy witness, Is like a villain with a smiling cheek; A goodly apple rotten at the heart: O, what a goodly outside falsehood hath! .

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#20730 The Merchant of Venice

For when did friendship take A breed for barren metal of his friend? .

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#20731 The Merchant of Venice

O father Abram! what these Christians are, Whose own hard dealings teaches them suspect The thoughts of others! .

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#20732 The Merchant of Venice

I like not fair terms and a villain's mind. .

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#521528 The Merchant of Venice

Ships are but boards, sailors but men: there be land-rats and water-rats, water-thieves and land-thieves.Shylock, scene iii .

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