Much Ado About Nothing
Let me but move one question to your daughter,
And by that fatherly and kindly power
That you have in her, bid her answer truly.
I charge thee do so, as thou art my child.
O, God defend me! How am I beset!
What kind of catechising call you this? (4.1.73)
Surely I do believe your fair cousin is wronged.
Ah, how much might the man deserve of me that would right
Is there any way to show such friendship?
A very even way, but no such friend.
May a man do it?
It is a man's office, but not yours. (4.1.259)
Princes and Counties! Surely a princely testimony, a goodly
count, Count Comfect, a sweet gallant surely! O that I were a man
for his sake! or that I had any friend would be a man for my
sake! But manhood is melted into curtsies, valor into compliment,
and men are only turn'd into tongue, and trim ones too. He is now
as valiant as Hercules that only tells a lie, and swears it. I
cannot be a man with wishing; therefore I will die a woman with