Speeches (Lines) for Launcelot Gobbo
in "Merchant of Venice"

Total: 44

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# Act, Scene, Line
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Speech text

1

II,2,566

Certainly my conscience will serve me to run from
this Jew my master. The fiend is at mine elbow and...

2

II,2,600

[Aside] O heavens, this is my true-begotten father!
who, being more than sand-blind, high-gravel blind,...

3

II,2,605

Turn up on your right hand at the next turning, but,
at the next turning of all, on your left; marry, at...

4

II,2,612

Talk you of young Master Launcelot?
[Aside]...

5

II,2,619

Well, let his father be what a' will, we talk of
young Master Launcelot.

6

II,2,622

But I pray you, ergo, old man, ergo, I beseech you,
talk you of young Master Launcelot?

7

II,2,625

Ergo, Master Launcelot. Talk not of Master
Launcelot, father; for the young gentleman,...

8

II,2,633

Do I look like a cudgel or a hovel-post, a staff or
a prop? Do you know me, father?

9

II,2,638

Do you not know me, father?

10

II,2,640

Nay, indeed, if you had your eyes, you might fail of
the knowing me: it is a wise father that knows his...

11

II,2,648

Pray you, let's have no more fooling about it, but
give me your blessing: I am Launcelot, your boy...

12

II,2,653

I know not what I shall think of that: but I am
Launcelot, the Jew's man, and I am sure Margery your...

13

II,2,661

It should seem, then, that Dobbin's tail grows
backward: I am sure he had more hair of his tail...

14

II,2,667

Well, well: but, for mine own part, as I have set
up my rest to run away, so I will not rest till I...

15

II,2,684

To him, father.

16

II,2,688

Not a poor boy, sir, but the rich Jew's man; that
would, sir, as my father shall specify—

17

II,2,691

Indeed, the short and the long is, I serve the Jew,
and have a desire, as my father shall specify—

18

II,2,695

To be brief, the very truth is that the Jew, having
done me wrong, doth cause me, as my father, being, I...

19

II,2,700

In very brief, the suit is impertinent to myself, as
your worship shall know by this honest old man; and,...

20

II,2,704

Serve you, sir.

21

II,2,711

The old proverb is very well parted between my
master Shylock and you, sir: you have the grace of...

22

II,2,718

Father, in. I cannot get a service, no; I have
ne'er a tongue in my head. Well, if any man in...

23

II,3,785

Adieu! tears exhibit my tongue. Most beautiful
pagan, most sweet Jew! if a Christian did not play...

24

II,4,811

An it shall please you to break up
this, it shall seem to signify.

25

II,4,817

By your leave, sir.

26

II,4,819

Marry, sir, to bid my old master the
Jew to sup to-night with my new master the Christian.

27

II,5,853

Why, Jessica!

28

II,5,855

Your worship was wont to tell me that
I could do nothing without bidding.

29

II,5,867

I beseech you, sir, go: my young master doth expect
your reproach.

30

II,5,870

An they have conspired together, I will not say you
shall see a masque; but if you do, then it was not...

31

II,5,888

I will go before, sir. Mistress, look out at
window, for all this, There will come a Christian...

32

III,5,1841

Yes, truly; for, look you, the sins of the father
are to be laid upon the children: therefore, I...

33

III,5,1850

Marry, you may partly hope that your father got you
not, that you are not the Jew's daughter.

34

III,5,1854

Truly then I fear you are damned both by father and
mother: thus when I shun Scylla, your father, I...

35

III,5,1860

Truly, the more to blame he: we were Christians
enow before; e'en as many as could well live, one by...

36

III,5,1878

It is much that the Moor should be more than reason:
but if she be less than an honest woman, she is...

37

III,5,1885

That is done, sir; they have all stomachs.

38

III,5,1888

That is done too, sir; only 'cover' is the word.

39

III,5,1890

Not so, sir, neither; I know my duty.

40

III,5,1896

For the table, sir, it shall be served in; for the
meat, sir, it shall be covered; for your coming in...

41

V,1,2491

Sola, sola! wo ha, ho! sola, sola!

42

V,1,2493

Sola! did you see Master Lorenzo?
Master Lorenzo, sola, sola!

43

V,1,2496

Sola! where? where?

44

V,1,2498

Tell him there's a post come from my master, with
his horn full of good news: my master will be here...

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