The Tempest Key Quotations


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PROSPERO: "Dost thou forget From what a torment I did free thee?" .
ARIEL: "Remember I have done thee worthy service, Told thee no lies, made thee no mistakings, served Without or grudge or grumblings. Thou didst promise To bate me a full year. " .
MIRANDA: "tis a villain, sir. I do not love to look on." .
GONZALO: "I the commonwealth, I would by contraries execute all things." .
BOATSWAIN: "What cares these roarers for the name of king?" .
GONZALO: "his complexion is perfect gallows." .
PROSPERO: "I have done nothing but in care of thee" .
PROSPERO: "..that a brother should be so perfidious.." .
PROSPERO: "made such a sinner of his memory to credit his own lie" .
ARIEL: "All hail, great master, grave sir, hail! I come to answer thy best pleasure.." .
ARIEL: "Hell is empty, and all the devils are here." .
PROSPERO: "What is't thou demand?" ARIEL: "My Liberty." .
ARIEL: "Not a hair perished, on their sustaining garments not a blemish, but fresher than before." .
PROSPERO: “Thou liest, malignant thing..” .
PROSPERO: “The foul witch Sycorax.” .
PROSPERO: “A freckled whelp, hag-born – not honoured with a human shape.” .
PROSPERO: "It was mine art." .
PROSPERO: “If thou more murmur’st, I will rend an oak and peg thee in his knotty entrails till thou hast howled away twelve winters.” .
PROSPERO: “Awake, dear heart, awake; thou hast slept well, awake” .
PROSPERO: “We’ll visit Caliban, my slave, who never yields us kind answer.” .
MIRANDA: “’tis a villain, sir. I do not love to look on.” .
PROSPERO: “Thou poisonous slave, got by the devil himself upon thy wicked dam, come forth.” .
CALIBAN: “A south west blow on ye, and blister you all o’er!” .
CALIBAN: “This island’s mine by Sycorax my mother, which thou tak’st from me.” .
CALIBAN: “Thou strok’st me and made much of me; wouldst give me water with berries in’t, and teach me how to name the bigger light.” .
CALIBAN: “And then I loved thee and showed thee all the qualities o’th’isle, the fresh springs, brine pits, barrenplace and fertile – cursed be that I did so!” .
PROSPERO: “I have used thee, filth as thou art, with humane care, and lodged thee in mine own cell, till thou didst seek to violate the honour of my child.” .
CALIBAN: “Would’t had been done, Thou didst prevent me – I had peopled else this island with Calibans!” .
MIRANDA: “I pitied thee, took pains to make thee speak, taught each hour one thing or other.” .
MIRANDA: "Gabble like a thing most brutish." .
PROSPERO: “No, wench, it eats, and sleeps, and hath such sense as we have.” .
MIRANDA: “I might call him a thing divine, for nothing natural I ever saw so noble.” .
PROSPERO: "Foolish wench." .
GONZALO: "Beseech you, sir. Be merry." .
ADRIAN: "uninhabitable, almost inaccessible." .
ADRIAN: "The air breathes upon us most sweetly." .
SEBASTIAN: "as if it had lungs, and rotten ones." .
ANTONIO: "The ground indeed is most tawny." .
SEBASTIAN: "Twas was a sweet marriage, and we prosper well in our return." .
FRANCISCO: "As stooping to relieve him, I not doubt he came alive to land." .
SEBASTIAN: "Sir, you may thank yourself for this great loss." "The fault's your own." .
GONZALO: "My lord Sebastian, the truth you speak doth lack some gentleness." .
ANTONIO: "The latter end of his commonwealth forgets the beginning." .
GONZALO: "I would with such perfection govern,sir, T'excel the Golden Age." .
ANTONIO: "Worthy Sebastian, [...] my strong imagination sees a crown dropping upon thy head." .
ANTONIO: "Look how well my garments sit upon me!" .
ANTONIO: "Here lies your brother [..], if he were that which now he's like - that's dead." .
ANTONIO: "..Can lay to bed forever." .
ANTONIO: "They'll take suggestion as a cat laps milk." .
CALIBAN: "All the infections that the sun sucks up from bogs, fens, flats, on Prosper fall, & make him by inch-meal a disease. His spirits hear me, & yet I needs must curse." .
TRINCULO: "What have we here, a man or a fish? Dead or alive?" "A dead fish." .
TRINCULO: "When they will not give a doit to a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian." .
CALIBAN: "Hast thou dropped from heaven?" .
CALIBAN: "I'll show thee every fertile inch o'th'island. And I will kiss thy foot - I prithee be my God." "Thou wondrous man." .
TRINCULO: "A most ridiculous monster, to make a wonder of a poor drunkard." .
CALIBAN: "Freedom, high-day, freedom." .
FERDINAND: "..such baseness had never like executor." .
FERDINAND: "O, she is ten times more gentle than he fathers crabbed - and he's composed of harshness." .
FERDINAND: "NO, precious creature, I'd rather break my back, than you should such dishonour undergo, while I sit lazy by." .
PROSPERO: "Poor worm, thou art infected." .
MIRANDA: "Miranda. - O my father, I have broke your your hest to say so." .
FERDINAND: "Admired Miranda, indeed the top of admiration, worth what's dearest to the world. Full many a lady I have eyed with best regard, and many a time th'harmony of their tongues hath into bondage, brought too my diligent ear." .
FERDINAND: "Have I liked several women, never any with so full soul but some defect in her." .
FERDINAND: "But you, O you, so perfect and so peerless, are created of every creature's best." .
MIRANDA: "I do not know one of my sex, no woman's face remember, save from my glass, mine own. Nor have I seen more that I may call men than you, good friend, and my dear father." .
FERDINAND: "..and for your sake, am I this patient log man." .
FERDINAND: "I, beyond all limit of what else i'th'world, do love, prize, honour you." .
MIRANDA: "At mine unworthiness" "I am your wife, if you will marry me, if not, I'll die your maid." .
STEPHANO: "Drink, servant monster." .
CALIBAN: "As I told thee before, I am subject to a tyrant, a sorcerer, that by his cunning hath cheated me of the island." "I say by sorcery he got this isle!" .
CALIBAN: "My lord, I'll yield him thee asleep, where thou mayst knock a nail into his head." .
CALIBAN: "I never saw a woman but only Sycorax my dam..." .
CALIBAN: "Ay, Lord, she will become thy bed, I warrant, and bring thee forth brave brood." .
STEPHANO: "Monster, I will kill this man. His daughter and I will be king and queen!" .
CALIBAN: "Sounds, & sweet airs, that give delight and hurt not." "..and then in dreaming the clouds methought would open, & show riches ready to drop upon me, that when I waked I cried to dream again." .
ALONSO: "Even here I will put off my hope.." "Well, let him go." .
ANTONIO: "I am right glad that he's so out of hope." .
SEBASTIAN: "There are unicorns; that in Arabia there is one tree, the Phoenix' throne, one phoenix at this hour reigning there." .
ALONSO: "Therefore my on i'th'ooze is bedded; and I'll seek him deeper than e'er plummet sounded and with him there lie muddled." .
PROSPERO: "I must bestow upon the eyes of this young couple some vanity of mine." .
PROSPERO: "To th'fire i'th'blood." .
FERDINAND: "I warrant you, sir, the white cold virgin snow upon my hear abates the ardour of my liver." .
IRIS: "..thy rich leas of wheat, rye, barley, vetches, oats and peas.." .
IRIS: "Spongy April" "Lassborn spring" .
CERES: "Vines with clustering bunches growing, plants with goodly burden bowing" .
IRIS: "three sunburned sickle men of August weary" .
PROSPERO: "I had forgot that foul conspiracy of the beast Caliban and his confederates" .
PROSPERO: "We are such stuff as dreams are made on; and our little life is rounded with a sleep." .
PROSPERO: "A devil, a born devil, on whose nature nurture can never stick" .
ARIEL: "His tears runs down his beard like winter's drops from eaves of reeds" .
PROSPERO: "Dost thou think so, spirit?" ARIEL: "Mine would sir, if I were human" .
Act 5, Scene 1 Lines 8 - 19 .
PROSPERO: "The rare action is in virtue, than in vengeance." .
PROSPERO: "I do forgive thee, unnatural through thou art." .
PROSPERO: "I will discase me, and myself present as I was sometime Milan. Quickly, Spirit, thou shalt ere long be free." .
PROSPERO: "Why's that my dainty Ariel" "The wronged Duke of Milan, Prospero" .
PROSPERO: "I here could pluck his highness frown upon you and justify you traitors. At this time I will tell no tales." .
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