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Troilus and Cressida

Troilus and Cressida


by William Shakespeare

Troilus and Cressida: Quotes (What Was Said) True or False

1. Question 1: Who warns everyone that Troy will burn if Helen isn't returned to the Greeks by saying "Cry, Trojans, cry! a Helen and a woe: / Cry, cry! Troy burns, or else let Helen go"? -> Troilus's "brain sick" sister Cassandra
2. Who is "the mortal Venus, the heart-blood of beauty, love's invisible soul?" -> Polyxena
3. Who is the foul-mouthed Thersites talking about when he says "all the argument is a cuckold and a whore"? -> Menelaus and Helen
4. Who says "This is, and is not, Cressid"? -> Troilus
5. Who says "Tell then I'll sweat and seek about for eases, / And at that time bequeath you my diseases"? -> Menelaus