Speeches (Lines) for Menelaus in "Troilus and Cressida"

Total: 11
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# Act, Scene, Line Speech text
1 I, 3, 668
  • From Troy.
  • From Troy.
  • Agamemnon. What trumpet? look, Menelaus.

    Menelaus. From Troy.

2 III, 3, 1932
  • How do you? how do you?
  • How do you? how do you?
  • Achilles. Good day, good day.

    Menelaus. How do you? how do you?

3 IV, 5, 2625
  • I had good argument for kissing once.
  • I had good argument for kissing once.
  • Achilles. I'll take what winter from your lips, fair lady:
    Achilles bids you welcome.

    Menelaus. I had good argument for kissing once.

4 IV, 5, 2633
  • O, this is trim!
  • O, this is trim!
  • Patroclus. The first was Menelaus' kiss; this, mine:
    Patroclus kisses you.

    Menelaus. O, this is trim!

5 IV, 5, 2635
  • I'll have my kiss, sir. Lady, by your leave.
  • I'll have my kiss, sir. Lady, by your leave.
  • Patroclus. Paris and I kiss evermore for him.

    Menelaus. I'll have my kiss, sir. Lady, by your leave.

6 IV, 5, 2641
  • I'll give you boot, I'll give you three for one.
  • I'll give you boot, I'll give you three for one.
  • Cressida. I'll make my match to live,
    The kiss you take is better than you give;
    Therefore no kiss.

    Menelaus. I'll give you boot, I'll give you three for one.

7 IV, 5, 2643
  • An odd man, lady! every man is odd.
  • An odd man, lady! every man is odd.
  • Cressida. You're an odd man; give even or give none.

    Menelaus. An odd man, lady! every man is odd.

8 IV, 5, 2646
  • You fillip me o' the head.
  • You fillip me o' the head.
  • Cressida. No, Paris is not; for you know 'tis true,
    That you are odd, and he is even with you.

    Menelaus. You fillip me o' the head.

9 IV, 5, 2797
  • Let me confirm my princely brother's greeting:
    You brace of warlike brothers...
  • Let me confirm my princely brother's greeting:
    You brace of warlike brothers, welcome hither.
  • Agamemnon. [To TROILUS] My well-famed lord of Troy, no
    less to you.

    Menelaus. Let me confirm my princely brother's greeting:
    You brace of warlike brothers, welcome hither.

10 IV, 5, 2805
  • Name her not now, sir; she's a deadly theme.
  • Name her not now, sir; she's a deadly theme.
  • Hector. O, you, my lord? by Mars his gauntlet, thanks!
    Mock not, that I affect the untraded oath;
    Your quondam wife swears still by Venus' glove:
    She's well, but bade me not commend her to you.

    Menelaus. Name her not now, sir; she's a deadly theme.

11 V, 1, 3012
  • Good night, my lord.
  • Good night, my lord.
  • Hector. Thanks and good night to the Greeks' general.

    Menelaus. Good night, my lord.

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