Speeches (Lines) for Barnardine in "Measure for Measure"

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# Act / Scene Speech text
1 IV / 3
  • [Within] A pox o' your throats! Who makes that
    noise there? What are you?
  • [Within] A pox o' your throats! Who makes that
    noise there? What are you?
  • Abhorson. What, ho, Barnardine!

    Barnardine. [Within] A pox o' your throats! Who makes that
    noise there? What are you?

2 IV / 3
  • [Within] Away, you rogue, away! I am sleepy.
  • [Within] Away, you rogue, away! I am sleepy.
  • Pompey. Your friends, sir; the hangman. You must be so
    good, sir, to rise and be put to death.

    Barnardine. [Within] Away, you rogue, away! I am sleepy.

3 IV / 3
  • How now, Abhorson? what's the news with you?
  • How now, Abhorson? what's the news with you?
  • Pompey. Very ready, sir.

    Barnardine. How now, Abhorson? what's the news with you?

4 IV / 3
  • You rogue, I have been drinking all night; I am not
    fitted for 't.
  • You rogue, I have been drinking all night; I am not
    fitted for 't.
  • Abhorson. Truly, sir, I would desire you to clap into your
    prayers; for, look you, the warrant's come.

    Barnardine. You rogue, I have been drinking all night; I am not
    fitted for 't.

5 IV / 3
  • Friar, not I. I have been drinking hard all night,
    and I will have more time...
  • Friar, not I. I have been drinking hard all night,
    and I will have more time to prepare me, or they
    shall beat out my brains with billets: I will not
    consent to die this day, that's certain.
  • Vincentio. Sir, induced by my charity, and hearing how hastily
    you are to depart, I am come to advise you, comfort
    you and pray with you.

    Barnardine. Friar, not I. I have been drinking hard all night,
    and I will have more time to prepare me, or they
    shall beat out my brains with billets: I will not
    consent to die this day, that's certain.

6 IV / 3
  • I swear I will not die to-day for any man's
    persuasion.
  • I swear I will not die to-day for any man's
    persuasion.
  • Vincentio. O, sir, you must: and therefore I beseech you
    Look forward on the journey you shall go.

    Barnardine. I swear I will not die to-day for any man's
    persuasion.

7 IV / 3
  • Not a word: if you have any thing to say to me,
    come to my ward; for thence...
  • Not a word: if you have any thing to say to me,
    come to my ward; for thence will not I to-day.
  • Vincentio. But hear you.

    Barnardine. Not a word: if you have any thing to say to me,
    come to my ward; for thence will not I to-day.

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