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Angelo Quotes

Eight of the best book quotes from Angelo
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“Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall.”
William Shakespeare
author
Measure for Measure
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Escalus
Angelo
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sin
corruption
virtue
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“O my dear lord, I crave no other nor no better man. ”
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″‘Tis set down so in heaven, but not in Earth.”
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“Who will believe thee, Isabel? My unsoiled name, th’ austereness of my life, My vouch against you, and my place i’ th’ state Will so your accusation overweigh That you shall stifle in your own report And smell of calumny. ”
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“we shall advise this wronged maid to stead up your appointment, go in your place. If the encounter acknowledge itself hereafter, it may compel him to her recompense; and here, by this, is your brother saved, your honor untainted, the poor Mariana advantaged, and the corrupt deputy scaled. The maid will I frame and make fit for his attempt. If you think well to carry this as you may, the doubleness of the benefit defends the deceit from reproof. What think you of it? ”
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“Tis one thing to be tempted, Escalus, Another thing to fall,”
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“Well, Angelo, your evil quits you well. ”
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“Be you content, fair maid. It is the law, not I, condemn your brother. Were he my kinsman, brother, or my son, It should be thus with him. He must die tomorrow. ”

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