Speeches (Lines) for Mistress Overdone
in "Measure for Measure"

Total: 15

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1

I,2,152

Well, well; there's one yonder arrested and carried
to prison was worth five thousand of you all.

2

I,2,155

Marry, sir, that's Claudio, Signior Claudio.

3

I,2,157

Nay, but I know 'tis so: I saw him arrested, saw
him carried away; and, which is more, within these
three days his head to be chopped off.

4

I,2,162

I am too sure of it: and it is for getting Madam
Julietta with child.

5

I,2,172

Thus, what with the war, what with the sweat, what
with the gallows and what with poverty, I am
custom-shrunk.
[Enter POMPEY]
How now! what's the news with you?

6

I,2,178

Well; what has he done?

7

I,2,180

But what's his offence?

8

I,2,182

What, is there a maid with child by him?

9

I,2,185

What proclamation, man?

10

I,2,187

And what shall become of those in the city?

11

I,2,190

But shall all our houses of resort in the suburbs be
pulled down?

12

I,2,193

Why, here's a change indeed in the commonwealth!
What shall become of me?

13

I,2,201

What's to do here, Thomas tapster? let's withdraw.

14

III,2,1700

Good my lord, be good to me; your honour is accounted
a merciful man; good my lord.

15

III,2,1707

My lord, this is one Lucio's information against me.
Mistress Kate Keepdown was with child by him in the
duke's time; he promised her marriage: his child
is a year and a quarter old, come Philip and Jacob:
I have kept it myself; and see how he goes about to abuse me!

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