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Love's Labour's Lost Sex Quotes

How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Act.Scene.Line)

Quote #4

ARMADO
My love is most immaculate white and red.
BOY
Most maculate thoughts, master, are masked
under such colors. (1.2.90-92)

Armado is describing Jaquenetta's beauty, but Moth takes the opportunity to make a bawdy joke about the colors involved in sexual arousal.

Quote #5

MOTH
'The hobby-horse is forgot.'
ARMADO
Call'st thou my love 'hobby-horse'? (3.2.30-31)

Armado is right to get offended. In Elizabethan slang, a hobby-horse was a prostitute.

Quote #6

BEROWNE
Ay, and by heaven, one that will do the deed
Though Argus were her eunuch and her guard. (3.1.208-209)

Berowne fantasizes about having sex with Rosaline even in the face of scary obstacles.

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