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Isabella Quotes

Eight of the best book quotes from Isabella
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“Then, Isabel, live chaste, and, brother, die. More than our brother is our chastity.”
William Shakespeare
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Measure for Measure
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Isabella
Claudio
characters
death
siblings
virtue
saving a life
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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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“Yes, truly. I speak not as desiring more, But rather wishing a more strict restraint Upon the sisterhood, the votarists of Saint Clare.”
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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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“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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“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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