Speeches (Lines) for First Watchman in "Much Ado About Nothing"

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# Act / Scene Speech text
1 III / 3
  • Hugh Otecake, sir, or George Seacole; for they can
    write and read.
  • Hugh Otecake, sir, or George Seacole; for they can
    write and read.
  • Dogberry. First, who think you the most desertless man to be
    constable?

    First Watchman. Hugh Otecake, sir, or George Seacole; for they can
    write and read.

2 III / 3
  • We charge you, in the prince's name, stand!
  • We charge you, in the prince's name, stand!
  • Borachio. Two of them did, the prince and Claudio; but the
    devil my master knew she was Margaret; and partly
    by his oaths, which first possessed them, partly by
    the dark night, which did deceive them, but chiefly
    by my villany, which did confirm any slander that
    Don John had made, away went Claudio enraged; swore
    he would meet her, as he was appointed, next morning
    at the temple, and there, before the whole
    congregation, shame her with what he saw o'er night
    and send her home again without a husband.

    First Watchman. We charge you, in the prince's name, stand!

3 III / 3
  • And one Deformed is one of them: I know him; a'
    wears a lock.
  • And one Deformed is one of them: I know him; a'
    wears a lock.
  • Second Watchman. Call up the right master constable. We have here
    recovered the most dangerous piece of lechery that
    ever was known in the commonwealth.

    First Watchman. And one Deformed is one of them: I know him; a'
    wears a lock.

4 III / 3
  • Never speak: we charge you let us obey you to go with us.
  • Never speak: we charge you let us obey you to go with us.
  • Conrade. Masters,--

    First Watchman. Never speak: we charge you let us obey you to go with us.

5 IV / 2
  • This man said, sir, that Don John, the prince's
    brother, was a villain.
  • This man said, sir, that Don John, the prince's
    brother, was a villain.
  • Dogberry. Yea, marry, that's the eftest way. Let the watch
    come forth. Masters, I charge you, in the prince's
    name, accuse these men.

    First Watchman. This man said, sir, that Don John, the prince's
    brother, was a villain.

6 IV / 2
  • And that Count Claudio did mean, upon his words, to
    disgrace Hero before the...
  • And that Count Claudio did mean, upon his words, to
    disgrace Hero before the whole assembly. and not marry her.
  • Sexton. What else, fellow?

    First Watchman. And that Count Claudio did mean, upon his words, to
    disgrace Hero before the whole assembly. and not marry her.

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