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The Misanthrope
The Misanthrope
by Jean-Baptiste Poquelin (Molière)

The Misanthrope: Quotes (What Was Said) True or False

1. Who said, "Should you rejoice that someone fondles you, […] When to the first damned fop he'll say the same?" -> Alceste
2. Who said, "My phlegm's as philosophic as your spleen?" -> Your Doctor
3. Who said, "In short, you've grounds for hating me.
Do so; I give you leave?" -> Clitandre

4. Who said, "Women like me are not for such as you?' -> Arsinoé
5. Who said, "The honesty in which he takes such pride/ Has—to my mind—its noble, heroic side?" -> Éliante