Speeches (Lines) for Menelaus
in "Troilus and Cressida"

Total: 11

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# Act, Scene, Line
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Speech text

1

I,3,668

Agamemnon. What trumpet? look, Menelaus.

Menelaus. From Troy.


2

III,3,1932

Achilles. Good day, good day.

Menelaus. How do you? how do you?


3

IV,5,2625

Achilles. I'll take what winter from your lips, fair lady:
Achilles bids you welcome.

Menelaus. I had good argument for kissing once.


4

IV,5,2633

Patroclus. The first was Menelaus' kiss; this, mine:
Patroclus kisses you.

Menelaus. O, this is trim!


5

IV,5,2635

Patroclus. Paris and I kiss evermore for him.

Menelaus. I'll have my kiss, sir. Lady, by your leave.


6

IV,5,2641

Cressida. I'll make my match to live,
The kiss you take is better than you give;
Therefore no kiss.

Menelaus. I'll give you boot, I'll give you three for one.


7

IV,5,2643

Cressida. You're an odd man; give even or give none.

Menelaus. An odd man, lady! every man is odd.


8

IV,5,2646

Cressida. No, Paris is not; for you know 'tis true,
That you are odd, and he is even with you.

Menelaus. You fillip me o' the head.


9

IV,5,2797

Agamemnon. [To TROILUS] My well-famed lord of Troy, no
less to you.

Menelaus. Let me confirm my princely brother's greeting:
You brace of warlike brothers, welcome hither.


10

IV,5,2805

Hector. O, you, my lord? by Mars his gauntlet, thanks!
Mock not, that I affect the untraded oath;
Your quondam wife swears still by Venus' glove:
She's well, but bade me not commend her to you.

Menelaus. Name her not now, sir; she's a deadly theme.


11

V,1,3012

Hector. Thanks and good night to the Greeks' general.

Menelaus. Good night, my lord.


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