Quotations to Study for Friday’s Test

Quotations you should study for tomorrow. Know the speaker and to whom s/he is speaking, the context, and a dramatic/literary device that the quotation contains.

Test tomorrow:  20 m/c questions and quotations.

1.  “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” (3.2.380-383).

2.  “such as act/ that blurs such grace and blush of modesty/ calls virtue hypocrite, takes off the rose/from fair forehead of an innocent love/ and sets a blister there; makes marriage vows/ as false as dicers”(3.4.42-47).

3.  “I am constant to my purpose.  They follow the king’s/ pleasure.   If his fitness speaks, mine is ready, now or/ whenever, provided I be so able as now” (5.2.192-194).

4.  “No place indeed should murder sactuarize;/ revenge should have no bounds” (4.7.128-129).

5.  “Help angels make assay.  Bow stubborn knees, and heart with strings of steel” (3.3.73).

6.  “A certain convocation of politic worms are e’en at him… a man may fish with the worm that hath eat/of a king… how a king may go a progress/ through the guts of a beggar” (4.3.28-32).

7.  “O proud Death/ What feast is toward in thine eternal cell/ That thou so many princes at a shot/So bloodily hast struck?” (5.2.357-360).

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~ by Ms. Cox on November 12, 2009.

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