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

Total: 7

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# Act, Scene, Line
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Speech text

1

I,2,317

Quince. Robin Starveling, the tailor.

Starveling. Here, Peter Quince.


2

III,1,832

Snout. By'r lakin, a parlous fear.

Starveling. I believe we must leave the killing out, when all is done.


3

III,1,844

Snout. Will not the ladies be afeard of the lion?

Starveling. I fear it, I promise you.


4

IV,2,1785

Quince. Have you sent to Bottom's house? is he come home yet?

Starveling. He cannot be heard of. Out of doubt he is
transported.


5

V,1,2080

Theseus. His discretion, I am sure, cannot carry his valour;
for the goose carries not the fox. It is well:
leave it to his discretion, and let us listen to the moon.

Starveling. [as Moonshine] This lanthorn doth the horned moon present;—


6

V,1,2084

Theseus. He is no crescent, and his horns are
invisible within the circumference.

Starveling. [as Moonshine] This lanthorn doth the horned moon present;
Myself the man i' the moon do seem to be.


7

V,1,2096

Lysander. Proceed, Moon.

Starveling. [as Moonshine] All that I have to say, is, to tell you that the
lanthorn is the moon; I, the man in the moon; this
thorn-bush, my thorn-bush; and this dog, my dog.


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