Speeches (Lines) for Don John
in "Much Ado about Nothing"

Total: 40

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# Act, Scene, Line
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Speech text

1

I,1,141

I thank you: I am not of many words, but I thank
you.

2

I,3,332

There is no measure in the occasion that breeds;
therefore the sadness is without limit.

3

I,3,335

And when I have heard it, what blessing brings it?

4

I,3,338

I wonder that thou, being, as thou sayest thou art,
born under Saturn, goest about to apply a moral...

5

I,3,353

I had rather be a canker in a hedge than a rose in
his grace, and it better fits my blood to be...

6

I,3,365

I make all use of it, for I use it only.
Who comes here?...

7

I,3,372

Will it serve for any model to build mischief on?
What is he for a fool that betroths himself to...

8

I,3,376

Who? the most exquisite Claudio?

9

I,3,378

A proper squire! And who, and who? which way looks
he?

10

I,3,381

A very forward March-chick! How came you to this?

11

I,3,388

Come, come, let us thither: this may prove food to
my displeasure. That young start-up hath all the...

12

I,3,393

Let us to the great supper: their cheer is the
greater that I am subdued. Would the cook were of...

13

II,1,541

Sure my brother is amorous on Hero and hath
withdrawn her father to break with him about it....

14

II,1,545

Are not you Signior Benedick?

15

II,1,547

Signior, you are very near my brother in his love:
he is enamoured on Hero; I pray you, dissuade him...

16

II,1,552

I heard him swear his affection.

17

II,1,554

Come, let us to the banquet.

18

II,2,761

It is so; the Count Claudio shall marry the
daughter of Leonato.

19

II,2,764

Any bar, any cross, any impediment will be
medicinable to me: I am sick in displeasure to him,...

20

II,2,770

Show me briefly how.

21

II,2,774

I remember.

22

II,2,777

What life is in that, to be the death of this marriage?

23

II,2,783

What proof shall I make of that?

24

II,2,787

Only to despite them, I will endeavour any thing.

25

II,2,805

Grow this to what adverse issue it can, I will put
it in practise. Be cunning in the working this, and...

26

II,2,810

I will presently go learn their day of marriage.

27

III,2,1270

My lord and brother, God save you!

28

III,2,1272

If your leisure served, I would speak with you.

29

III,2,1274

If it please you: yet Count Claudio may hear; for
what I would speak of concerns him.

30

III,2,1277

[To CLAUDIO] Means your lordship to be married
to-morrow?

31

III,2,1280

I know not that, when he knows what I know.

32

III,2,1282

You may think I love you not: let that appear
hereafter, and aim better at me by that I now will...

33

III,2,1289

I came hither to tell you; and, circumstances
shortened, for she has been too long a talking of,...

34

III,2,1295

The word is too good to paint out her wickedness; I
could say she were worse: think you of a worse...

35

III,2,1305

If you dare not trust that you see, confess not
that you know: if you will follow me, I will show...

36

III,2,1314

I will disparage her no farther till you are my
witnesses: bear it coldly but till midnight, and...

37

III,2,1319

O plague right well prevented! so will you say when
you have seen the sequel.

38

IV,1,1709

Sir, they are spoken, and these things are true.

39

IV,1,1739

Fie, fie! they are not to be named, my lord,
Not to be spoke of;...

40

IV,1,1756

Come, let us go. These things, come thus to light,
Smother her spirits up.

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