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WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
English dramatist and poet
(1564 - 1616)
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Love is your master, for he masters you;
  And he that is so yoked by a fool
    Methinks should not be chronicled for wise.
      - The Two Gentlemen of Verona
         (Valentine at I, i) [Love]

That's a deep story of a deeper love,
  For he was more than over shoes in love.
      - The Two Gentlemen of Verona
         (Proteus at I, i) [Love]

To Milan let me hear from thee by letters
  Of thy success in love, and what news else
    Betideth here in absence of thy friend,
      And I likewise will visit thee with mine.
      - The Two Gentlemen of Verona
         (Valentine at I, i) [Post]

Were't not affection chains thy tender days
  To the sweet glances of thy honored love,
    I rather would entreat thy company
      To see the wonders of the world abroad
        Than, living dully sluggardized at home,
          Wear out thy youth with shapeless idleness.
      - The Two Gentlemen of Verona
         (Valentine at I, i) [Idleness]

Yet writers say, as in the sweetest bud
  The eating canter dwells, so eating love
    Inhabits in the finest wits of all.
      - The Two Gentlemen of Verona
         (Proteus at I, i) [Decay]

Fie, fie, how wayward is this foolish love
  That, like a testy babe, will scratch the nurse
    And presently all humbled kiss the rod!
      - The Two Gentlemen of Verona
         (Julia at I, ii) [Babyhood : Love : Punishment]

Fire that's closest kept burns most of all.
      - The Two Gentlemen of Verona
         (Lucetta at I, ii) [Fire : Proverbs]

Fire that's closest kept, burns most of all.
      - The Two Gentlemen of Verona
         (Lucetta at I, ii) [Proverbs]

I have no other but a woman's reason:
  I think him so because I think him so.
      - The Two Gentlemen of Verona
         (Lucetta at I, ii) [Reason]

Nay, now you are too flat,
  And mar the concord with too harsh a descant.
      - The Two Gentlemen of Verona
         (Lucetta at I, ii) [Singing]

They do not love that do not show their love.
      - The Two Gentlemen of Verona
         (Julia at I, ii),
        also see Heywood Proverbs, pt. II, ch. IX
        [Love : Proverbs]

Muse not that I thus suddenly proceed,
  For what I will, I will, and there an end.
      - The Two Gentlemen of Verona
         (Antonio at I, iii) [Women]

My will is something sorted with his wish.
  Muse not that I thus suddenly proceed,
    For what I will, I will, and there an end.
      - The Two Gentlemen of Verona
         (Antonio at I, iii) [Decision]

O, how this spring of love resembleth
  The uncertain glory of an April day,
    Which now shows all the beauty of the sun,
      And by and by a cloud takes all away!
      - The Two Gentlemen of Verona
         (Proteus at I, iii) [Love : Proverbs : Spring]

Marry, by these special marks: first, you have learned, like Sir Proteus, to wreathe your arms like a malcontent, to relish a love-song like a robin-redbreast, to walk alone like one that had the pestilence, to sigh like a schoolboy that had lost his A B C, to weep like a young wench that had buried her grandam, to fast like one that takes diet, to watch like one that fears robbing, to speak puling like a beggar at Hallowmas.
      - The Two Gentlemen of Verona
         (Speed at II, i) [Robins]

(Proteus:) Why, then, we'll make exchange. Here, take you this.
  (Julia:) And seal the bargain with a holy kiss.
      - The Two Gentlemen of Verona
         (Proteus & Julia at II, ii) [Kisses]

What, gone without a word?
  Ay, so true love should do; it cannot speak,
    For truth hath better deeds than words to grace it.
      - The Two Gentlemen of Verona
         (Proteus at II, ii) [Silence]

Why, man, if the river were dry, I am able to fill it with my tears. If the wind were down, I could drive the boat with my sighs.
      - The Two Gentlemen of Verona
         (Launce at II, iii) [Tears]

A fine volley of words, gentlemen, and quickly shot off.
      - The Two Gentlemen of Verona
         (Silvia at II, iv) [Words]

Even as one heat another heat expels,
  Or as one nail by strength drives out another,
    So the remembrance of my former love
      Is by a newer object quite forgotten.
      - The Two Gentlemen of Verona
         (Proteus at II, iv) [Inconstancy]

He is complete in feature and in mind
  With all good grace to grace a gentlemen.
      - The Two Gentlemen of Verona
         (Valentine at II, iv) [Gentlemen]

His worth is warrant for his welcome hither,
  If this be he you oft have wished to hear from.
      - The Two Gentlemen of Verona
         (Silvia at II, iv) [Welcome]

One heat another heat expels.
      - The Two Gentlemen of Verona
         (Proteus at II, iv) [Proverbs]

When I was sick, you gave me bitter pills,
  And I must minister the like to you.
      - The Two Gentlemen of Verona
         (Proteus at II, iv) [Medicine]

Why, man, she is mine own,
  And I as rich in having such a jewel
    A twenty seas, if all their sand were pearl,
      The water nectar, and the rocks pure gold.
      - The Two Gentlemen of Verona
         (Valentine at II, iv) [Wives]


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