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Duke Vincentio Quotes

Five of the best book quotes from Duke Vincentio
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“O, death’s a great disguiser, and you may add to it. Shave the head, and tie the beard, and say it was the desire of the penitent to be so bared before his death. You know the course is common.”
William Shakespeare
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Measure for Measure
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Duke Vincentio
Claudio
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death
disguises
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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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“Well, Angelo, your evil quits you well. ”
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“What’s mine is yours, and what is yours is mine.”
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“If he be like your brother, for his sake Is he pardoned; and, for your lovely sake, Give me your hand and say you will be mine. He is my brother too. But fitter time for that. ”

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