Speeches (Lines) for Third Fisherman
in "Pericles"

Total: 6

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# Act, Scene, Line
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Speech text

1

II,1,595

First Fisherman. What, Patch-breech, I say!

Third Fisherman. What say you, master?


2

II,1,598

First Fisherman. Look how thou stirrest now! come away, or I'll
fetch thee with a wanion.

Third Fisherman. Faith, master, I am thinking of the poor men that
were cast away before us even now.


3

II,1,603

First Fisherman. Alas, poor souls, it grieved my heart to hear what
pitiful cries they made to us to help them, when,
well-a-day, we could scarce help ourselves.

Third Fisherman. Nay, master, said not I as much when I saw the
porpus how he bounced and tumbled? they say
they're half fish, half flesh: a plague on them,
they ne'er come but I look to be washed. Master, I
marvel how the fishes live in the sea.


4

II,1,617

Pericles. [Aside] A pretty moral.

Third Fisherman. But, master, if I had been the sexton, I would have
been that day in the belfry.


5

II,1,620

Second Fisherman. Why, man?

Third Fisherman. Because he should have swallowed me too: and when I
had been in his belly, I would have kept such a
jangling of the bells, that he should never have
left, till he cast bells, steeple, church, and
parish up again. But if the good King Simonides
were of my mind,—


6

II,1,627

Pericles. [Aside] Simonides!

Third Fisherman. We would purge the land of these drones, that rob
the bee of her honey.


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