Measure for measure

Time Spent:

651 Hours

Characters:

MALCOLM, DUKE VINCENTIO, ESCALUS, ANGELO, LUCIO, First Gentleman, Second Gentleman, MISTRESS OVERDONE, POMPEY, CLAUDIO, Provost, FRIAR THOMAS, ISABELLA, FRANCISCA, ELBOW, FROTH, POMPHEY, Justice, Servant, JULIET, MARIANA, ABHORSON, Messenger, BARNARDINE, FRIAR PETER

Play:

  • ACT I SCENE I. An apartment in the DUKE'S palace. Enter DUKE VINCENTIO, ESCALUS, Lords and Attendants Escalus. My lord. Of government the properties to unfold, Would seem in me to affect speech and discourse, Since I am put to know that your own science Exceeds, in that, the lists of all advice My strength can give you: then no more remains, But that to your sufficiency as your Worth is able, And let them work. The nature of our people, Our city's institutions, and the terms For common justice, you're as pregnant in As art and practise hath enriched any That we remember. There is our commission, From which we would not have you warp. Call hither, I say, bid come before us Angelo. Exit an Attendant What figure of us think you he will bear? For you must know, we have with special soul Elected him our absence to supply, Lent him our terror, dress'd him with our love, And given his deputation all the organs Of our own power: what think you of it? If any in Vienna be of worth To undergo such ample grace and honour,

Tags:

Shakespeare, Play, Poetry

Entered by: Sebastiaan