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

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# Act / Scene Speech text
1 I / 1
  • O, 'tis a worthy lord.
  • O, 'tis a worthy lord.
  • Painter. I know them both; th' other's a jeweller.

    Merchant. O, 'tis a worthy lord.

2 I / 1
  • A most incomparable man, breathed, as it were,
    To an untirable and continuat...
  • A most incomparable man, breathed, as it were,
    To an untirable and continuate goodness:
    He passes.
  • Jeweller. Nay, that's most fix'd.

    Merchant. A most incomparable man, breathed, as it were,
    To an untirable and continuate goodness:
    He passes.

3 I / 1
  • O, pray, let's see't: for the Lord Timon, sir?
  • O, pray, let's see't: for the Lord Timon, sir?
  • Merchant. A most incomparable man, breathed, as it were,
    To an untirable and continuate goodness:
    He passes.

    Merchant. O, pray, let's see't: for the Lord Timon, sir?

4 I / 1
  • 'Tis a good form.
  • 'Tis a good form.
  • Poet. [Reciting to himself] 'When we for recompense have
    praised the vile,
    It stains the glory in that happy verse
    Which aptly sings the good.'

    Merchant. 'Tis a good form.

5 I / 1
  • No, my good lord; he speaks the common tongue,
    Which all men speak with him....
  • No, my good lord; he speaks the common tongue,
    Which all men speak with him.
  • Timon. Well mock'd.

    Merchant. No, my good lord; he speaks the common tongue,
    Which all men speak with him.

6 I / 1
  • He'll spare none.
  • He'll spare none.
  • Timon. Look, who comes here: will you be chid?

    Merchant. He'll spare none.

7 I / 1
  • Ay, Apemantus.
  • Ay, Apemantus.
  • Apemantus. That I had no angry wit to be a lord.
    Art not thou a merchant?

    Merchant. Ay, Apemantus.

8 I / 1
  • If traffic do it, the gods do it.
  • If traffic do it, the gods do it.
  • Apemantus. Traffic confound thee, if the gods will not!

    Merchant. If traffic do it, the gods do it.

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