All of Shakespeare’s plays.
To OLIVIA So comes it, lady, you have been mistook:
But nature to her bias drew in that.
You would have been contracted to a maid;
Nor are you therein, by my life, deceived,
You are betroth'd both to a maid and man.
O, that record is lively in my soul!
He finished indeed his mortal act
That day that made my sister thirteen years.
And so had mine.
A spirit I am indeed;
But am in that dimension grossly clad
Which from the womb I did participate.
Were you a woman, as the rest goes even,
I should my tears let fall upon your cheek,
And say 'Thrice-welcome, drowned Viola!'
Do I stand there? I never had a brother;
Nor can there be that deity in my nature,
Of here and every where. I had a sister,
Whom the blind waves and surges have devour'd.
Of charity, what kin are you to me?
What countryman? what name? what parentage?
Fear'st thou that, Antonio?
Antonio, O my dear Antonio!
How have the hours rack'd and tortured me,
Since I have lost thee!
I am sorry, madam, I have hurt your kinsman:
But, had it been the brother of my blood,
I must have done no less with wit and safety.
You throw a strange regard upon me, and by that
I do perceive it hath offended you:
Pardon me, sweet one, even ...
I'll follow this good man, and go with you;
And, having sworn truth, ever will be true.
This is the air; that is the glorious sun;
This pearl she gave me, I do feel't and see't;
And though 'tis wonder that enwraps me thus,
Yet 'tis not madness. Where's Antonio, then?
I could not find him at the Elephant:
Yet there he was; and ...
Madam, I will.
What relish is in this? how runs the stream?
Or I am mad, or else this is a dream:
Let fancy still my sense in Lethe steep;
If it be thus to dream, still let me sleep!
I will be free from thee. What wouldst thou now? If
thou darest tempt me further, draw thy sword.
Let go thy hand.
Why, there's for thee, and there, and there. Are all
the people mad?
I prithee, foolish Greek, depart from me: There's
money for thee: if you tarry longer, I shall give
I prithee, vent thy folly somewhere else: Thou
know'st not me.
Go to, go to, thou art a foolish fellow:
Let me be clear of thee.
I do remember.
I'll be your purse-bearer and leave you
For an hour.
Why I your purse?
Do not then walk too open.
Belike you slew great number of his people.
I am not weary, and 'tis long to night:
I pray you, let us satisfy our eyes
With the memorials and the things of fame
That do renown this city.
My kind Antonio,
I can no other answer make but thanks,
And thanks; and ever oft good turns
Are shuffled off with such uncurrent pay:
But, were my worth as is my conscience firm,
You should find better dealing. What's to do?
Shall we go see the reliques of ...
I would not by my will have troubled you;
But, since you make your pleasure of your pains,
I will no further chide you.
If you will not undo what you have done, that is,
kill him whom you have recovered, desire it not.
Fare ye well at once: my bosom is full of kindness,
and I am yet so near the manners of my mother, that
upon the least occasion more mine eyes ...
O good Antonio, forgive me your trouble.
A lady, sir, though it was said she much resembled
me, was yet of many accounted beautiful: but,
though I could not with such estimable wonder
overfar believe that, yet thus far I will boldly
publish her; she bore a mind that envy could not but
call fair. She is ...
No, sooth, sir: my determinate voyage is mere
extravagancy. But I perceive in you so excellent a
touch of modesty, that you will not extort from me
what I am willing to keep in; therefore it charges
me in manners the rather to express myself. You
must know of me ...
By your patience, no. My stars shine darkly over
me: the malignancy of my fate might perhaps
distemper yours; therefore I shall crave of you your
leave that I may bear my evils alone: it were a bad
recompense for your love, to lay any of them on you.
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