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Love's Labour's Lost Time Quotes

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

Quote #7

Now, at the latest minute of the hour,
Grant us your loves.
A time, methinks, too short
To make a world-without-end bargain in. (5.2.863-866)

Displaying that caution that will probably make her a good queen, the Princess asks the King not to rush things.

Quote #8

...go with speed
To some forlorn and naked hermitage,
Remote from all the pleasures of the world.
There stay until the twelve celestial signs
Have brought about the annual reckoning. (5.2.871-875)

The Princess now forwards the argument proposed by Berowne in the very first scene – all things in good time. Time will prove the King's devotion.

Quote #9

A twelvemonth? Well, befall what will befall,
I'll jest a twelvemonth in an hospital. (5.2.943-944)

Berowne makes this vow to Rosaline easily and quickly – such a contrast to the unwilling acquiescence in Act 1.

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