| Quote #4
PRINCESS OF FRANCE: God bless my ladies! Are they all in love,
None of the ladies admits love, but swoony and love-struck descriptions such as this one give them away.
| Quote #5
BOYET: If my observation, which very seldom lies,
Boyet sniffs out the King's love for the Princess of France. It was common in Elizabethan poetry to describe love as a sickness.
| Quote #6
BEROWNE: And I, forsooth, in love; I, that have been love's whip…(4.3.76)
Berowne is shocked that even he – usually so skeptical – is vulnerable to love.