Speeches (Lines) for Shakespeare
in "Phoenix and the Turtle"

Total: 19

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# Act, Scene, Line
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1

I,1,1

Let the bird of loudest lay,
On the sole Arabian tree,...

2

I,1,5

But thou shrieking harbinger,
Foul precurrer of the fiend,...

3

I,1,9

From this session interdict
Every fowl of tyrant wing,...

4

I,1,13

Let the priest in surplice white,
That defunctive music can,...

5

I,1,17

And thou treble-dated crow,
That thy sable gender makest...

6

I,1,21

Here the anthem doth commence:
Love and constancy is dead;...

7

I,1,25

So they loved, as love in twain
Had the essence but in one;...

8

I,1,29

Hearts remote, yet not asunder;
Distance, and no space was seen...

9

I,1,33

So between them love did shine,
That the turtle saw his right...

10

I,1,37

Property was thus appalled,
That the self was not the same;...

11

I,1,41

Reason, in itself confounded,
Saw division grow together,...

12

I,1,45

That it cried, How true a twain
Seemeth this concordant one!...

13

I,1,49

Whereupon it made this threne
To the phoenix and the dove,...

14

I,1,53

THRENOS.

15

I,1,54

Beauty, truth, and rarity,
Grace in all simplicity,...

16

I,1,57

Death is now the phoenix' nest
And the turtle's loyal breast...

17

I,1,60

Leaving no posterity:
'Twas not their infirmity,...

18

I,1,63

Truth may seem, but cannot be:
Beauty brag, but 'tis not she;...

19

I,1,66

To this urn let those repair
That are either true or fair...

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