Speeches (Lines) for Snug
in "Midsummer Night's Dream"

Total: 4

# Act, Scene, Line
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Quince. You, Pyramus' father: myself, Thisby's father:
Snug, the joiner; you, the lion's part: and, I
hope, here is a play fitted.

Snug. Have you the lion's part written? pray you, if it
be, give it me, for I am slow of study.



(stage directions). [Enter SNUG]

Snug. Masters, the duke is coming from the temple, and
there is two or three lords and ladies more married:
if our sport had gone forward, we had all been made



(stage directions). [Enter Lion and Moonshine]

Snug. [as Lion] You, ladies, you, whose gentle hearts do fear
The smallest monstrous mouse that creeps on floor,
May now perchance both quake and tremble here,
When lion rough in wildest rage doth roar.
Then know that I, one Snug the joiner, am
A lion-fell, nor else no lion's dam;
For, if I should as lion come in strife
Into this place, 'twere pity on my life.



Flute. [as Thisbe] This is old Ninny's tomb. Where is my love?

Snug. [as Lion] [Roaring] Oh—

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