Speeches (Lines) for Ferdinand
in "Tempest"

Total: 31

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# Act, Scene, Line
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Speech text

1

I,2,550

Where should this music be? i' the air or the earth?
It sounds no more: and sure, it waits upon...

2

I,2,569

The ditty does remember my drown'd father.
This is no mortal business, nor no sound...

3

I,2,589

Most sure, the goddess
On whom these airs attend! Vouchsafe my prayer...

4

I,2,598

My language! heavens!
I am the best of them that speak this speech,...

5

I,2,603

A single thing, as I am now, that wonders
To hear thee speak of Naples. He does hear me;...

6

I,2,609

Yes, faith, and all his lords; the Duke of Milan
And his brave son being twain.

7

I,2,623

O, if a virgin,
And your affection not gone forth, I'll make you...

8

I,2,637

No, as I am a man.

9

I,2,647

No;
I will resist such entertainment till...

10

I,2,677

So they are;
My spirits, as in a dream, are all bound up....

11

III,1,1278

There be some sports are painful, and their labour
Delight in them sets off: some kinds of baseness...

12

III,1,1301

O most dear mistress,
The sun will set before I shall discharge...

13

III,1,1307

No, precious creature;
I had rather crack my sinews, break my back,...

14

III,1,1318

No, noble mistress;'tis fresh morning with me
When you are by at night. I do beseech you—...

15

III,1,1324

Admired Miranda!
Indeed the top of admiration! worth...

16

III,1,1348

I am in my condition
A prince, Miranda; I do think, a king;...

17

III,1,1358

O heaven, O earth, bear witness to this sound
And crown what I profess with kind event...

18

III,1,1369

Wherefore weep you?

19

III,1,1380

My mistress, dearest;
And I thus humble ever.

20

III,1,1383

Ay, with a heart as willing
As bondage e'er of freedom: here's my hand.

21

III,1,1387

A thousand thousand!

22

IV,1,1711

I do believe it
Against an oracle.

23

IV,1,1724

As I hope
For quiet days, fair issue and long life,...

24

IV,1,1761

I warrant you sir;
The white cold virgin snow upon my heart...

25

IV,1,1834

This is a most majestic vision, and
Harmoniously charmingly. May I be bold...

26

IV,1,1840

Let me live here ever;
So rare a wonder'd father and a wife...

27

IV,1,1873

This is strange: your father's in some passion
That works him strongly.

28

IV,1,1895

[with Miranda] We wish your peace.

29

V,1,2219

No, my dear'st love,
I would not for the world.

30

V,1,2227

Though the seas threaten, they are merciful;
I have cursed them without cause.

31

V,1,2242

Sir, she is mortal;
But by immortal Providence she's mine:...

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