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SHAKESPEARE, Merchant of Venice, iii, 1. 104. FRANKNESS:

Colloquial. a-I frankly confess I made a mistake, a very bad one.

I admit it.
6- I'm the one to be blamed. It's my fault. Blame me.

C—I owe you much; and, like a wilful youth,
That which I owe is lost.

SHAKESPEARE, Merchant of Venice, i, 1. 105. GASPING:


b- Help me into some house, Benvolio,
Or I shall faint.

SHAKESPEARE, Romeo and Juliet, iii, 1.

106. GAYETY: (See Mirth.)

Colloquial. a—Let us go right in for a jolly good time. Off we go.

Hurrah ! b—Let us have a race to the corner. Altogether-one, two, three-away.


Come, musicians, play.
A hall! a hall! give room, and foot it, girls.

SHAKESPEARE, Romeo and Juliet, i, 5. 107. GENEROSITY:

Colloquial. a-No, really I want you to take it. You need it and I

can get along without it.



b-Try what my credit can in Venice do;

That shall be rack’d, even to the uttermost,
To furnish thee to Belmont, to fair Portia.

SHAKESPEARE, Merchant of Venice, i, 1. 108. GENIALITY: (See Mirth, Affection.)

Colloquial. a-Bess, you little darling, come and sit on brudder's knee. Come on.

(Lifting her on knee.) Ah, that's the girl. There you are.

What's that? Give you a ride on my foot? Of course brudder will. Steady now.

There! Up she goes and down she goes; up she goes, down she goes. Now, here goes a great big one. Whew! My! but wasn't that fine? Ha, ha!

6My excellent good friends! How dost thou Guilden-

Ah Rosencrantz! Good lads, how do ye both ?

SHAKESPEARE, IIamlet, ii, 2.
CFeast with the best, and welcome to my house
Now we sit to chat, as well as eat.

SHAKESPEARE, Taming of the Shrew, v, 2. 109. GLORIFICATION: (See Praise, Adoration.) 110. GRIEF: (See Sadness.)

Colloquial. aTo think that a month ago he was with us, and

now he lies there dead. A wife, a mother, a child,

all mourning him. I-I can't go on.
b-She has lost her father, and he was all she had-
all she had.

O mighty Caesar! Dost thou lie so low?
Are all thy conquests, glories, triumphs, spoils,
Shrunk to this little measure? Fare thee well.

SHAKESPEARE, Julius Caesar, iii, 1. 111. GRATITUDE: (See Thanks, Appreciation.)

a-Thanks ever so much.
6-I am ever so much obliged. I am sure it was very
kind of you indeed.

C-We stand indebted
In love and service to you evermore.

SHAKESPEARE, Merchant of Venice, iv, 1. 112. HATRED: (See Anger, Malice.) 113. HORROR:

Colloquial. a–Never have I seen such a sight. He rushed in here

all steeped in blood! His hair, his face, his hands, all covered with blood. Look! There it is

don't! don't! b-Boys, it was pitch dark—just like it is tonight. We

were near this very spot and the horrible thing came along. Oh, look! There it is!


Oh! horror! horror! horror!Tongue, nor heart, cannot conceive, nor name thee.

SHAKESPEARE, Macbeth, ii, 3. d--What dreadful noise of water in my ears !

What sights of ugly death within mine eyes !
Methought I saw a thousand fearful wrecks;
A thousand men that fishes gnaw'd upon !

SHAKESPEARE, Richard III, i, 4. 114. IMPATIENCE: (See Annoyance.)

Colloquial. a—Oh, stop bothering me, will you! 6-Impatient? It's time to be impatient. First one

interrupts me, then another. There, now you go. C—Hurry, girls, don't keep me waiting all day. Hurry

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d-Out on ye, owls; nothing but songs of death?

SHAKESPEARE, Richard III, iv, 4. 2-0 ye gods ! ye gods! Must I endure all this?

SHAKESPEARE, Julius Caesar, iv, 3. 115. IMPUDENCE: (See Impertinence, Insolence.)


a-Young lady, your face is powdered.

b—Will you hoist sail, sir? here lies your way.

SHAKESPEARE, Twelfth Night, i, 5. 117. INCREDULITY:

a—Really, I can't believe it. It seems impossible.
6--No, you needn't try to make me believe that.

It is not so; thou hast misspoke, misheard ;
It cannot be; thou dost but say, 'tis so.

SHAKESPEARE, King John, iii, 1. 118. INDIGNATION: (See Anger, Contempt.)

Colloquial. a>It's a shame. bI never heard of anything more high-handed. It's outrageous, scandalous.


Shall we now
Contaminate our fingers with base bribes,
And sell the mighty space of our large honors
For so much trash as may be grasped thus?
I had rather be a dog and bay the moon,
Than such a Roman.

SHAKESPEARE, Julius Caesar, iv, 3. 119. INDECISION: (See Perplexity.)


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Colloquial. a–I don't care what you do. bI am perfectly indifferent what course you take;

you can do it or not, just as you like.
C—I'd just as soon stay as go, go as stay; it makes
not a particle of difference, so choose for yourself.

dMan delights not me; no, nor woman neither.


Colloquial. a>What number did you say? Twenty-nine ? Are

you sure that's right? Is it not forty-nine? Is it the house next the corner? Has it green shutters?


Is whispering nothing ?
Is leaning cheek to cheek? Is meeting noses?

Skulking in corners? wishing clocks more swift?
Hours, minutes? noon, midnight?-is this nothing ?

SHAKESPEARE, Winter's Tale, i, 2.
C-Hath not a Jew eyes ? hath not a Jew hands, organs,

dimensions, senses, affections, passions ? fed with
the same food, hurt with the same
ject to the same diseases, healed by the same means,
warmed and cooled by the same winter and sum-
mer, as a Christian is?

If you prick us, do we not bleed? If you tickle us, do we not laugh? If you poison us, do we not die?

SHAKESPEARE, Merchant of Venice, iii, 1.

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