Speeches (Lines) for Starveling in "A Midsummer Night's Dream"

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# Act / Scene Speech text
1 I / 2
  • Here, Peter Quince.
  • Here, Peter Quince.
  • Quince. Robin Starveling, the tailor.

    Starveling. Here, Peter Quince.

2 III / 1
  • I believe we must leave the killing out, when all is done.
  • I believe we must leave the killing out, when all is done.
  • Snout. By'r lakin, a parlous fear.

    Starveling. I believe we must leave the killing out, when all is done.

3 III / 1
  • I fear it, I promise you.
  • I fear it, I promise you.
  • Snout. Will not the ladies be afeard of the lion?

    Starveling. I fear it, I promise you.

4 IV / 2
  • He cannot be heard of. Out of doubt he is
    transported.
  • He cannot be heard of. Out of doubt he is
    transported.
  • Quince. Have you sent to Bottom's house? is he come home yet?

    Starveling. He cannot be heard of. Out of doubt he is
    transported.

5 V / 1
  • [as Moonshine] This lanthorn doth the horned moon present;--
  • [as Moonshine] This lanthorn doth the horned moon present;--
  • Theseus. His discretion, I am sure, cannot carry his valour;
    for the goose carries not the fox. It is well:
    leave it to his discretion, and let us listen to the moon.

    Starveling. [as Moonshine] This lanthorn doth the horned moon present;--

6 V / 1
  • [as Moonshine] This lanthorn doth the horned moon present;
    Myself the man i'...
  • [as Moonshine] This lanthorn doth the horned moon present;
    Myself the man i' the moon do seem to be.
  • Theseus. He is no crescent, and his horns are
    invisible within the circumference.

    Starveling. [as Moonshine] This lanthorn doth the horned moon present;
    Myself the man i' the moon do seem to be.

7 V / 1
  • [as Moonshine] All that I have to say, is, to tell you that the
    lanthorn is...
  • [as Moonshine] All that I have to say, is, to tell you that the
    lanthorn is the moon; I, the man in the moon; this
    thorn-bush, my thorn-bush; and this dog, my dog.
  • Lysander. Proceed, Moon.

    Starveling. [as Moonshine] All that I have to say, is, to tell you that the
    lanthorn is the moon; I, the man in the moon; this
    thorn-bush, my thorn-bush; and this dog, my dog.

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