Speeches (Lines) for Officer
in "Winter's Tale"

Total: 5

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# Act, Scene, Line
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Speech text

1

III,2,1219

It is his highness' pleasure that the queen
Appear in person here in court. Silence!
[Enter HERMIONE guarded;]
PAULINA and Ladies attending]

2

III,2,1224

[Reads] Hermione, queen to the worthy
Leontes, king of Sicilia, thou art here accused and
arraigned of high treason, in committing adultery
with Polixenes, king of Bohemia, and conspiring
with Camillo to take away the life of our sovereign
lord the king, thy royal husband: the pretence
whereof being by circumstances partly laid open,
thou, Hermione, contrary to the faith and allegiance
of a true subject, didst counsel and aid them, for
their better safety, to fly away by night.

3

III,2,1344

You here shall swear upon this sword of justice,
That you, Cleomenes and Dion, have
Been both at Delphos, and from thence have brought
The seal'd-up oracle, by the hand deliver'd
Of great Apollo's priest; and that, since then,
You have not dared to break the holy seal
Nor read the secrets in't.

4

III,2,1353

[Reads]. Hermione is chaste;
Polixenes blameless; Camillo a true subject; Leontes
a jealous tyrant; his innocent babe truly begotten;
and the king shall live without an heir, if that
which is lost be not found.

5

III,2,1361

Ay, my lord; even so
As it is here set down.

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