The Merchant of Venice Quotes by William Shakespeare. To bait fish withal: if it will feed nothing else, it will feed my revenge. He hath disgraced me, and hindered me half a million; laughed at my losses,mocked at my gains, scorned my nation, thwarted my bargains, cooled my friends, heated mine enemies; and what's his reason? Fed with the same food, hurt with the same weapons, subject to the same diseases, healed by the same means,warmed and cooled by the same winter and summer, as a Christian is?
If you prick us, do we not bleed? If you tickle us, do we not laugh? If you poison us, do we not die?
And if you wrong us, shall we notrevenge? If we are like you in the rest, we willresemble you in that. If a Jew wrong a Christian, what is his humility? If a Christian wrong a Jew, what should his sufferance be by Christian example? Why, revenge. The villany you teach me, I will execute, and it shall go hard but Iwill better the instruction.”.
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Merchant of Venice: Entire Play. ACT ISCENE I. A street. Enter ANTONIO, SALARINO, and SALANIOEnter BASSANIO, LORENZO, and GRATIANOExeunt Salarino and Salanio. Exeunt GRATIANO and LORENZOExeunt. Enter PORTIA and NERISSAEnter a Serving- man. Exeunt. SCENE III. A public place. Enter BASSANIO and SHYLOCKEnter ANTONIOTo ANTONIOExit Shylock.
Exeunt. ACT IISCENE I. A room in PORTIA'S house. Flourish of cornets. Enter the PRINCE OF MOROCCO and his train; PORTIA, NERISSA, and others attending. Cornets, and exeunt. SCENE II. A street.
Enter LAUNCELOTEnter Old GOBBO, with a basket. Aside. Enter BASSANIO, with LEONARDO and other followers. Exit a Servant. Exeunt Launcelot and Old Gobbo. Enter GRATIANOExit.
Exeunt. SCENE III. A room in SHYLOCK'S house. Enter JESSICA and LAUNCELOTExit Launcelot. Exit. SCENE IV. A street. Enter GRATIANO, LORENZO, SALARINO, and SALANIOEnter LAUNCELOT, with a letter. Exit Launcelot. Exeunt SALARINO and SALANIOExeunt.
SCENE V. Before SHYLOCK'S house. Enter SHYLOCK and LAUNCELOTEnter Jessica.
Exit. Exit. Exit. SCENE VI. The same. Enter GRATIANO and SALARINO, masqued. Enter LORENZOEnter JESSICA, above, in boy's clothes. Exit above. Enter JESSICA, below. Exit with Jessica and Salarino. Enter ANTONIOExeunt.
SCENE VII. A room in PORTIA'S house. Flourish of cornets. Enter PORTIA, with the PRINCE OF MOROCCO, and their trains. He unlocks the golden casket. Reads. Exit with his train. Flourish of cornets. Exeunt. SCENE VIII.
A street. Enter SALARINO and SALANIOExeunt. SCENE IX. A room in PORTIA'S house. Enter NERISSA with a Servitor. Flourish of cornets. Enter the PRINCE OF ARRAGON, PORTIA, and their trains. He opens the silver casket. Reads. Exeunt Arragon and train.
Enter a Servant. Exeunt. ACT IIISCENE I. A street. Enter SALANIO and SALARINOEnter SHYLOCKEnter a Servant. Enter TUBALExeunt SALANIO, SALARINO, and Servant. Exeunt. SCENE II. A room in PORTIA'S house. Enter BASSANIO, PORTIA, GRATIANO, NERISSA, and Attendants.
Music, whilst BASSANIO comments on the caskets to himself. Opening the leaden casket. Reads. Enter LORENZO, JESSICA, and SALERIO, a Messenger from Venice. Gives Bassanio a letter. Exeunt. SCENE III. A street. Enter SHYLOCK, SALARINO, ANTONIO, and Gaoler.
Exit. Exeunt. SCENE IV. A room in PORTIA'S house.
Enter PORTIA, NERISSA, LORENZO, JESSICA, and BALTHASARExeunt JESSICA and LORENZOExit. Exeunt. SCENE V. A garden. Enter LAUNCELOT and JESSICAEnter LORENZOExit. Exeunt. ACT IVSCENE I. A court of justice.
Enter the DUKE, the Magnificoes, ANTONIO, BASSANIO, GRATIANO, SALERIO, and others. Enter SHYLOCKEnter NERISSA, dressed like a lawyer's clerk.
Presenting a letter. Enter PORTIA, dressed like a doctor of laws. Aside. Exit SHYLOCKExeunt Duke and his train. To ANTONIOTo BASSANIOExeunt Portia and Nerissa. Exit Gratiano. Exeunt. SCENE II. A street.
Enter PORTIA and NERISSAEnter GRATIANOAside to PORTIAAloud. Exeunt. ACT VSCENE I.
Avenue to PORTIA'S house. Enter LORENZO and JESSICAEnter STEPHANOEnter LAUNCELOTExit. Exit Stephano. Enter Musicians. Music. Enter PORTIA and NERISSAMusic ceases. A tucket sounds. Enter BASSANIO, ANTONIO, GRATIANO, and their followers.