A Midsummer Night's Dream Quotes
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THESEUSHippolyta, I woo'd thee with my swordAnd won thy love doing thee injuries,But I will wed thee in another key,With pomp, with triumph, and with reveling. (1.1.17-20)
Art and Culture Quotes
THESEUSGo, Philostrate,Stir up the Athenian youth to merriments.Awake the pert and nimble spirit of mirth.Turn melancholy forth to funerals;The pale companion is not for our pomp. (1.1.12-16)
THESEUSHippolyta, I wooed thee with my swordAnd won thy love doing thee injuries,But I will wed thee in another key,With pomp, with triumph, and with reveling. (1.1.17-20)
THESEUSO, methinks how slowThis old moon wanes! she lingers my desiresLike to a stepdame or a dowagerLong withering out a young man's revenue. (1.1.3-6)
Versions of Reality Quotes
HERMIAHelp me, Lysander, help me; do thy bestTo pluck this crawling serpent from my breast.Ay me, for pity! What a dream was here!Lysander, look how I do quake with fear.Methought a serpent eat my...
Foolishness and Folly Quotes
THESEUSTherefore, fair Hermia, question your desires,Know of your youth, examine well your blood,Whether (if you yield not to your father's choice)You can endure the livery of a nun,For aye to be s...
Man and the Natural World Quotes
TITANIAThese are the forgeries of jealousy;And never, since the middle summer's spring,Met we on hill, in dale, forest, or mead,By paved fountain, or by rushy brook,Or in the beached margent of the...
The Supernatural Quotes
PUCKHow now, spirit! whither wander you?FAIRYOver hill, over dale,Thorough bush, thorough brier,Over park, over pale,Thorough flood, thorough fire;I do wander every where,Swifter than the moon's sp...
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