What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
alludes Amadis de Gaula ancient Ansaldo Antonio Aquitain Armado Bass Bassanio Ben Jonson Bernardo del Carpio Biron bond Boyet called Cazi chivalry Christian cittern Cost Costard doth ducats Duke Dumain Enter Exeunt Exit eyes fair Fair Ladies father fool Giannetto give grace Gratiano hath hear heart heaven Hing honour Jessica Johnson King l'envoy lady Laun Launcelot letter Lord Lorenzo Madam MALoNE MAson master means merchant mistress Monarcho Moth musick Nath Navarre Nerissa never night oath old copies passage peize play Pompey Portia pound of flesh praise pray Princess ring romances S C E N E Salan Salar says sense Shakspeare Shylock signify Signior speak STEEv STEEvens suppose swear sweet tell thee Theobald thing thou thousand ducats tongue true unto Venice WARBURT Warburton wench word
Page 60 - From women's eyes this doctrine I derive: They sparkle still the right Promethean fire; They are the books, the arts, the academes, That show, contain, and nourish all the world...
Page 148 - If a Jew wrong a Christian, what is his humility ? revenge ; If a Christian wrong a Jew, what should his sufferance be by Christian example? why, revenge. The villainy, you teach me, I will execute ; and it shall go hard, but I will better the instruction.
Page 178 - Tarry a little ; there is something else. This bond doth give thee here no jot of blood ; The words expressly are ' a pound of flesh : ' Take then thy bond, take thou thy pound of flesh ; But, in the cutting it, if thou dost shed One drop of Christian blood, thy lands and goods Are, by the laws of Venice, confiscate Unto the state of Venice.
Page 148 - If we are like you in the rest, we will resemble you in that.
Page 115 - I will buy with you, sell with you, talk with you, walk with you, and so following ; but I will not eat with you, drink with you, nor pray with you.
Page 175 - It must not be; there is no power in Venice Can alter a decree established: 'Twill be recorded for a precedent; And many an error, by the same example, Will rush into the state: it cannot be.
Page 148 - I am a Jew. Hath not a Jew eyes ? hath not a Jew hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections, passions ? fed with the same food, hurt with the same weapons, subject to the same diseases, healed by the same means, warmed and cooled by the same winter and summer as a Christian is...
Page 107 - There are a sort of men whose visages Do cream and mantle like a standing pond, And do a wilful stillness entertain, With purpose to be dress'd in an opinion Of wisdom, gravity, profound conceit; As who should say, " I am Sir Oracle, And when I ope my lips let no dog bark...