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The Tempest Quotes

20 of the best book quotes from The Tempest
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“How features are abroad I am skilless of, but, by my modesty, The jewel in my dower, I would not wish Any companion in the world but you, Nor can imagination form a shape Besides yourself to like of.”
William Shakespeare
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The Tempest
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Miranda
Ferdinand
characters
love
commitment
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“My library was dukedom large enough.”
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“Thought is free.”
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“You taught me language, and my profit on ’t Is I know how to curse. The red plague rid you For learning me your language! ”
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“I’ll swear upon that bottle to be thy true subject, for the liquor is not earthly. ”
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“Your tale, sir, would cure deafness.”
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“I prattle Something too wildly, and my father’s precepts I therein do forget.”
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“If by your art, my dearest father, you have Put the wild waters in this roar, allay them.”
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“For I am all the subjects that you have, Which first was mine own king.”
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“As you from crimes would pardoned be, Let your indulgence set me free.”
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“Hell is empty and all the devils are here.”
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“The rarer action is In virtue than in vengeance.”
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“My high charms work, And these, mine enemies, are all knit up In their distractions. They now are in my power.”
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“Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows.”
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“Good wombs have borne bad sons.”
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“O wonder! How many goodly creatures are there here! How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world That has such people in ’t!”
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“Those being all my study, The government I cast upon my brother And to my state grew stranger, being transported And rapt in secret studies.”
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“Watch out he’s winding the watch of his wit, by and by it will strike.”
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“All thy vexations Were by my trials of thy love, and thou Hast strangely stood the test. Here, afore heaven, I ratify this my rich gift. ”
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“O, I have suffered With those that I saw suffer.”

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