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The Crucible

The Crucible

by Arthur Miller

The Crucible Quotes

Find the perfect quote to float your boat. Shmoop breaks down key quotations from The Crucible.

Lies and Deceit Quotes

ABIGAIL, pulling her away from the window: I told him everything; he knows now, he knows everything we- BETTY: You drank blood, Abby! You didn't tell him that! ABIGAIL: Betty, you never say that ag...

Respect and Reputation Quotes

PARRIS, studies here, then nods, half convinced: Abigail, I have fought here three long years to bend these stiff-necked people to me, and now, just now when some good respect is rising for me in t...

Compassion and Forgiveness Quotes

PROCTOR: I am only wondering how I may prove what she [Abigail] told me, Elizabeth. If the girl’s a saint now, I think it is not easy to prove she’s fraud, and the town gone so silly. S...

Good vs. Evil Quotes

The parochial snobbery of these people was partly responsible for their failure to convert the Indians. Probably they also preferred to take land from heathens rather than from fellow Christians. A...

The Supernatural Quotes

SUSANNA, craning around Parris to get a look at Betty: He [the doctor] bid me come and tell you, reverend sir, that he cannot discover no medicine for it in his books. PARRIS: Then he must search o...

Justice Quotes

MRS. PUTNAM, as though for further details: They say you've sent for Reverend Hale of Beverly? PARRIS, with dwindling conviction now: A precaution only. He has much experience in all demonic arts,...

Religion Quotes

The parochial snobbery of these people was partly responsible for their failure to convert the Indians. Probably they also preferred to take land from heathens rather than from fellow Christians. A...

Jealousy Quotes

ABIGAIL, with a bitter anger: Oh, I marvel how such a strong man may let such a sickly wife be- PROCTOR, angered-at himself as well: You'll speak nothin' of Elizabeth! ABIGAIL: She is blackening my...

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