Speeches (Lines) for Second Citizen in "History of Richard III"

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# Act / Scene Speech text
1 II / 3
  • I promise you, I scarcely know myself:
    Hear you the news abroad?
  • I promise you, I scarcely know myself:
    Hear you the news abroad?
  • First Citizen. Neighbour, well met: whither away so fast?

    Second Citizen. I promise you, I scarcely know myself:
    Hear you the news abroad?

2 II / 3
  • Bad news, by'r lady; seldom comes the better:
    I fear, I fear 'twill prove a...
  • Bad news, by'r lady; seldom comes the better:
    I fear, I fear 'twill prove a troublous world.
  • First Citizen. Ay, that the king is dead.

    Second Citizen. Bad news, by'r lady; seldom comes the better:
    I fear, I fear 'twill prove a troublous world.

3 II / 3
  • Ay, sir, it is too true; God help the while!
  • Ay, sir, it is too true; God help the while!
  • Third Citizen. Doth this news hold of good King Edward's death?

    Second Citizen. Ay, sir, it is too true; God help the while!

4 II / 3
  • In him there is a hope of government,
    That in his nonage council under him,...
  • In him there is a hope of government,
    That in his nonage council under him,
    And in his full and ripen'd years himself,
    No doubt, shall then and till then govern well.
  • Third Citizen. Woe to the land that's govern'd by a child!

    Second Citizen. In him there is a hope of government,
    That in his nonage council under him,
    And in his full and ripen'd years himself,
    No doubt, shall then and till then govern well.

5 II / 3
  • Truly, the souls of men are full of dread:
    Ye cannot reason almost with a ma...
  • Truly, the souls of men are full of dread:
    Ye cannot reason almost with a man
    That looks not heavily and full of fear.
  • Third Citizen. When clouds appear, wise men put on their cloaks;
    When great leaves fall, the winter is at hand;
    When the sun sets, who doth not look for night?
    Untimely storms make men expect a dearth.
    All may be well; but, if God sort it so,
    'Tis more than we deserve, or I expect.

    Second Citizen. Truly, the souls of men are full of dread:
    Ye cannot reason almost with a man
    That looks not heavily and full of fear.

6 II / 3
  • Marry, we were sent for to the justices.
  • Marry, we were sent for to the justices.
  • Third Citizen. Before the times of change, still is it so:
    By a divine instinct men's minds mistrust
    Ensuing dangers; as by proof, we see
    The waters swell before a boisterous storm.
    But leave it all to God. whither away?

    Second Citizen. Marry, we were sent for to the justices.

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