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Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare
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Jul 03, 2012

really liked it
bookshelves: classics
Read in July, 2012

"Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt."
Act I Scene IV

"When maidens sue, men give like gods; but when they weep and kneel, all their petitions are as freely theirs as they themselves would owe them."
Act I Scene IV

"'Tis one thing to be tempted, Escalus, another thing to fall." Act II Scene I

"The jewel that we find, we stoop and take it because we see it; but what we do not see we tread upon, and never think of it." Act II Scene I

"O! It is excellent to have a giant's strength, but it is tyrannous to use it like a giant."
Act II Scene II

"Haste still pays haste, and leisure answers leisure; Like doth quit like, and Measure still for Measure."
Act V Scene I

"They say, best men are moulded out of faults, and, for the most, become much better for being a little bad." Act V Scene I

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