Speeches (Lines) for First Bandit in "The Tragedy of Timon of Athens"

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# Act / Scene Speech text
1 IV / 3
  • Where should he have this gold? It is some poor
    fragment, some slender sort...
  • Where should he have this gold? It is some poor
    fragment, some slender sort of his remainder: the
    mere want of gold, and the falling-from of his
    friends, drove him into this melancholy.
  • Timon. Long live so, and so die.
    [Exit APEMANTUS]
    I am quit.
    Moe things like men! Eat, Timon, and abhor them.

    First Bandit. Where should he have this gold? It is some poor
    fragment, some slender sort of his remainder: the
    mere want of gold, and the falling-from of his
    friends, drove him into this melancholy.

2 IV / 3
  • Is not this he?
  • Is not this he?
  • Second Bandit. True; for he bears it not about him, 'tis hid.

    First Bandit. Is not this he?

3 IV / 3
  • We cannot live on grass, on berries, water,
    As beasts and birds and fishes.
  • We cannot live on grass, on berries, water,
    As beasts and birds and fishes.
  • Timon. Your greatest want is, you want much of meat.
    Why should you want? Behold, the earth hath roots;
    Within this mile break forth a hundred springs;
    The oaks bear mast, the briers scarlet hips;
    The bounteous housewife, nature, on each bush
    Lays her full mess before you. Want! why want?

    First Bandit. We cannot live on grass, on berries, water,
    As beasts and birds and fishes.

4 IV / 3
  • 'Tis in the malice of mankind that he thus advises
    us; not to have us thrive...
  • 'Tis in the malice of mankind that he thus advises
    us; not to have us thrive in our mystery.
  • Third Bandit. Has almost charmed me from my profession, by
    persuading me to it.

    First Bandit. 'Tis in the malice of mankind that he thus advises
    us; not to have us thrive in our mystery.

5 IV / 3
  • Let us first see peace in Athens: there is no time
    so miserable but a man ma...
  • Let us first see peace in Athens: there is no time
    so miserable but a man may be true.
  • Second Bandit. I'll believe him as an enemy, and give over my trade.

    First Bandit. Let us first see peace in Athens: there is no time
    so miserable but a man may be true.

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