Find the perfect quote to float your boat. Shmoop breaks down key quotations from Coriolanus.
We are accounted poor citizens, the patricians good. What authority surfeits on would relieve us: if they would yield us but the superfluity, while it were wholesome, we might guess they relieved u...
I say unto you, what he hath done famously, he didit to that end: though soft-conscienced men can becontent to say it was for his country he did it toplease his mother and to be partly proud; which...
Language and Communication Quotes
AllNo more talking on't; let it be done: away, away! (1.1.13)
Art and Culture (and Politics) Quotes
Note me this, good friend;Your most grave belly was deliberate,Not rash like his accusers, and thus answer'd: (1.1.28-30)
Second CitizenWould you proceed especially against Caius Martius?AllAgainst him first: he's a very dog to the commonalty.Second CitizenConsider you what services he has done for his country? (1.1.2...
To a cruelwar I sent him; from whence he returned, his browsbound with oak. I tell thee, daughter, I sprang notmore in joy at first hearing he was a man-childthan now in first seeing he had proved...
Second CitizenWould you proceed especially against Caius Martius?First CitizenAgainst him first: he's a very dog to the commonalty.Second CitizenConsider you what services he has done for his count...
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