Speeches (Lines) for Second Gentleman in "Measure for Measure"

Total: 9
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# Act / Scene Speech text
1 I / 2
  • Amen.
  • Amen.
  • First Gentleman. Heaven grant us its peace, but not the King of
    Hungary's!

    Second Gentleman. Amen.

2 I / 2
  • 'Thou shalt not steal'?
  • 'Thou shalt not steal'?
  • Lucio. Thou concludest like the sanctimonious pirate, that
    went to sea with the Ten Commandments, but scraped
    one out of the table.

    Second Gentleman. 'Thou shalt not steal'?

3 I / 2
  • I never heard any soldier dislike it.
  • I never heard any soldier dislike it.
  • First Gentleman. Why, 'twas a commandment to command the captain and
    all the rest from their functions: they put forth
    to steal. There's not a soldier of us all, that, in
    the thanksgiving before meat, do relish the petition
    well that prays for peace.

    Second Gentleman. I never heard any soldier dislike it.

4 I / 2
  • No? a dozen times at least.
  • No? a dozen times at least.
  • Lucio. I believe thee; for I think thou never wast where
    grace was said.

    Second Gentleman. No? a dozen times at least.

5 I / 2
  • Yes, that thou hast, whether thou art tainted or free.
  • Yes, that thou hast, whether thou art tainted or free.
  • First Gentleman. I think I have done myself wrong, have I not?

    Second Gentleman. Yes, that thou hast, whether thou art tainted or free.

6 I / 2
  • To what, I pray?
  • To what, I pray?
  • Lucio. Behold, behold. where Madam Mitigation comes! I
    have purchased as many diseases under her roof as come to--

    Second Gentleman. To what, I pray?

7 I / 2
  • To three thousand dolours a year.
  • To three thousand dolours a year.
  • Lucio. Judge.

    Second Gentleman. To three thousand dolours a year.

8 I / 2
  • Who's that, I pray thee?
  • Who's that, I pray thee?
  • Mistress Overdone. Well, well; there's one yonder arrested and carried
    to prison was worth five thousand of you all.

    Second Gentleman. Who's that, I pray thee?

9 I / 2
  • Besides, you know, it draws something near to the
    speech we had to such a pu...
  • Besides, you know, it draws something near to the
    speech we had to such a purpose.
  • Lucio. Believe me, this may be: he promised to meet me two
    hours since, and he was ever precise in
    promise-keeping.

    Second Gentleman. Besides, you know, it draws something near to the
    speech we had to such a purpose.

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