Speeches (Lines) for Lafeu
in "All's Well That Ends Well"

Total: 97

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1

I,1,7

You shall find of the king a husband, madam; you,
sir, a father: he that so generally is at all times...

2

I,1,13

He hath abandoned his physicians, madam; under whose
practises he hath persecuted time with hope, and...

3

I,1,24

How called you the man you speak of, madam?

4

I,1,27

He was excellent indeed, madam: the king very
lately spoke of him admiringly and mourningly: he...

5

I,1,32

A fistula, my lord.

6

I,1,34

I would it were not notorious. Was this gentlewoman
the daughter of Gerard de Narbon?

7

I,1,44

Your commendations, madam, get from her tears.

8

I,1,52

Moderate lamentation is the right of the dead,
excessive grief the enemy to the living.

9

I,1,57

How understand we that?

10

I,1,70

He cannot want the best
That shall attend his love.

11

I,1,77

Farewell, pretty lady: you must hold the credit of
your father.

12

II,1,660

[Kneeling] Pardon, my lord, for me and for my tidings.

13

II,1,662

Then here's a man stands, that has brought his pardon.
I would you had kneel'd, my lord, to ask me mercy,...

14

II,1,667

Good faith, across: but, my good lord 'tis thus;
Will you be cured of your infirmity?

15

II,1,670

O, will you eat no grapes, my royal fox?
Yes, but you will my noble grapes, an if...

16

II,1,680

Why, Doctor She: my lord, there's one arrived,
If you will see her: now, by my faith and honour,...

17

II,1,693

Nay, I'll fit you,
And not be all day neither.

18

II,1,698

Nay, come your ways.

19

II,1,700

Nay, come your ways:
This is his majesty; say your mind to him:...

20

II,3,891

They say miracles are past; and we have our
philosophical persons, to make modern and familiar,...

21

II,3,900

To be relinquish'd of the artists,—

22

II,3,902

Both of Galen and Paracelsus.

23

II,3,904

Of all the learned and authentic fellows,—

24

II,3,906

That gave him out incurable,—

25

II,3,908

Not to be helped,—

26

II,3,910

Uncertain life, and sure death.

27

II,3,912

I may truly say, it is a novelty to the world.

28

II,3,915

A showing of a heavenly effect in an earthly actor.

29

II,3,917

Why, your dolphin is not lustier: 'fore me,
I speak in respect—

30

II,3,922

Very hand of heaven.

31

II,3,924

In a most weak—
[pausing]...

32

II,3,935

Lustig, as the Dutchman says: I'll like a maid the
better, whilst I have a tooth in my head: why, he's...

33

II,3,939

'Fore God, I think so.

34

II,3,954

I'ld give bay Curtal and his furniture,
My mouth no more were broken than these boys',...

35

II,3,976

I had rather be in this choice than throw ames-ace
for my life.

36

II,3,985

Do all they deny her? An they were sons of mine,
I'd have them whipped; or I would send them to the...

37

II,3,992

These boys are boys of ice, they'll none have her:
sure, they are bastards to the English; the French...

38

II,3,998

There's one grape yet; I am sure thy father drunk
wine: but if thou be'st not an ass, I am a youth...

39

II,3,1088

[Advancing] Do you hear, monsieur? a word with you.

40

II,3,1090

Your lord and master did well to make his
recantation.

41

II,3,1093

Ay; is it not a language I speak?

42

II,3,1096

Are you companion to the Count Rousillon?

43

II,3,1098

To what is count's man: count's master is of
another style.

44

II,3,1101

I must tell thee, sirrah, I write man; to which
title age cannot bring thee.

45

II,3,1104

I did think thee, for two ordinaries, to be a pretty
wise fellow; thou didst make tolerable vent of thy...

46

II,3,1113

Do not plunge thyself too far in anger, lest thou
hasten thy trial; which if—Lord have mercy on thee...

47

II,3,1119

Ay, with all my heart; and thou art worthy of it.

48

II,3,1121

Yes, good faith, every dram of it; and I will not
bate thee a scruple.

49

II,3,1124

Even as soon as thou canst, for thou hast to pull at
a smack o' the contrary. If ever thou be'st bound...

50

II,3,1131

I would it were hell-pains for thy sake, and my poor
doing eternal: for doing I am past: as I will by...

51

II,3,1143

Sirrah, your lord and master's married; there's news
for you: you have a new mistress.

52

II,3,1148

Who? God?

53

II,3,1150

The devil it is that's thy master. Why dost thou
garter up thy arms o' this fashion? dost make hose of...

54

II,3,1159

Go to, sir; you were beaten in Italy for picking a
kernel out of a pomegranate; you are a vagabond and...

55

II,5,1265

But I hope your lordship thinks not him a soldier.

56

II,5,1267

You have it from his own deliverance.

57

II,5,1269

Then my dial goes not true: I took this lark for a bunting.

58

II,5,1272

I have then sinned against his experience and
transgressed against his valour; and my state that...

59

II,5,1279

Pray you, sir, who's his tailor?

60

II,5,1281

O, I know him well, I, sir; he, sir, 's a good
workman, a very good tailor.

61

II,5,1291

A good traveller is something at the latter end of a
dinner; but one that lies three thirds and uses a...

62

II,5,1298

You have made shift to run into 't, boots and spurs
and all, like him that leaped into the custard; and...

63

II,5,1303

And shall do so ever, though I took him at 's
prayers. Fare you well, my lord; and believe this...

64

IV,5,2465

No, no, no, your son was misled with a snipt-taffeta
fellow there, whose villanous saffron would have...

65

IV,5,2476

'Twas a good lady, 'twas a good lady: we may pick a
thousand salads ere we light on such another herb.

66

IV,5,2480

They are not herbs, you knave; they are nose-herbs.

67

IV,5,2483

Whether dost thou profess thyself, a knave or a fool?

68

IV,5,2485

Your distinction?

69

IV,5,2487

So you were a knave at his service, indeed.

70

IV,5,2489

I will subscribe for thee, thou art both knave and fool.

71

IV,5,2491

No, no, no.

72

IV,5,2494

Who's that? a Frenchman?

73

IV,5,2497

What prince is that?

74

IV,5,2500

Hold thee, there's my purse: I give thee not this
to suggest thee from thy master thou talkest of;...

75

IV,5,2512

Go thy ways, I begin to be aweary of thee; and I
tell thee so before, because I would not fall out...

76

IV,5,2519

A shrewd knave and an unhappy.

77

IV,5,2524

I like him well; 'tis not amiss. And I was about to
tell you, since I heard of the good lady's death and...

78

IV,5,2536

His highness comes post from Marseilles, of as able
body as when he numbered thirty: he will be here...

79

IV,5,2544

Madam, I was thinking with what manners I might
safely be admitted.

80

IV,5,2547

Lady, of that I have made a bold charter; but I
thank my God it holds yet.

81

IV,5,2555

A scar nobly got, or a noble scar, is a good livery
of honour; so belike is that.

82

IV,5,2558

Let us go see your son, I pray you: I long to talk
with the young noble soldier.

83

V,2,2644

And what would you have me to do? 'Tis too late to
pare her nails now. Wherein have you played the...

84

V,2,2652

You beg a single penny more: come, you shall ha't;
save your word.

85

V,2,2655

You beg more than 'word,' then. Cox my passion!
give me your hand. How does your drum?

86

V,2,2658

Was I, in sooth? and I was the first that lost thee.

87

V,2,2661

Out upon thee, knave! dost thou put upon me at once
both the office of God and the devil? One brings...

88

V,3,2686

This I must say,
But first I beg my pardon, the young lord...

89

V,3,2707

All that he is hath reference to your highness.

90

V,3,2755

Come on, my son, in whom my house's name
Must be digested, give a favour from you...

91

V,3,2780

I am sure I saw her wear it.

92

V,3,2844

I will buy me a son-in-law in a fair, and toll for
this: I'll none of him.

93

V,3,2877

Your reputation comes too short for my daughter; you
are no husband for her.

94

V,3,2908

I saw the man to-day, if man he be.

95

V,3,2964

He's a good drum, my lord, but a naughty orator.

96

V,3,2991

This woman's an easy glove, my lord; she goes off
and on at pleasure.

97

V,3,3041

Mine eyes smell onions; I shall weep anon:
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