Speeches (Lines) for Clown
in "Antony and Cleopatra"

Total: 8

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# Act, Scene, Line
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1

V,2,3700

Truly, I have him: but I would not be the party
that should desire you to touch him, for his biting
is immortal; those that do die of it do seldom or
never recover.

2

V,2,3705

Very many, men and women too. I heard of one of
them no longer than yesterday: a very honest woman,
but something given to lie; as a woman should not
do, but in the way of honesty: how she died of the
biting of it, what pain she felt: truly, she makes
a very good report o' the worm; but he that will
believe all that they say, shall never be saved by
half that they do: but this is most fallible, the
worm's an odd worm.

3

V,2,3715

I wish you all joy of the worm.

4

V,2,3718

You must think this, look you, that the worm will
do his kind.

5

V,2,3721

Look you, the worm is not to be trusted but in the
keeping of wise people; for, indeed, there is no
goodness in worm.

6

V,2,3725

Very good. Give it nothing, I pray you, for it is
not worth the feeding.

7

V,2,3728

You must not think I am so simple but I know the
devil himself will not eat a woman: I know that a
woman is a dish for the gods, if the devil dress her
not. But, truly, these same whoreson devils do the
gods great harm in their women; for in every ten
that they make, the devils mar five.

8

V,2,3735

Yes, forsooth: I wish you joy o' the worm.

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