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The Jew of Malta

The Jew of Malta


by Christopher Marlowe

The Jew of Malta: Quotes (What Was Said) True or False

1. Who said, "'tis more kingly to obtain by peace / Than to enforce conditions by constraint"? -> Ferneze
2. Who said, "I perceive there is no love on earth, / Pity in Jews, nor piety in Turks"? -> Barabas
3. Who said, "I count religion but a childish toy"? -> Calymath
4. Who claimed that that "A counterfeit profession is better / Than unseen hypocrisy"? -> Barabas
5. Who said, "better one want for a common good / Than many perish for a private man"? -> Ferneze