The Revenger's Tragedy key quotes


Tis no shame to be bad, because tis common

- Vindici

  • Context; Corruption, politics AO4
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We are so weak their words overthrow us

- Gratiana

2 of 15

O you of easy wax

- Vindici

  • Context; Women AO4
  • Techniques; Metaphor (women are easily pliable) 


3 of 15

Thrown ink upon the forehead of our state

Duke to the Duchess

  • Context; Corruption, in relation to Junior's **** of the Lord Antonio's wife AO4
  • Techniques; metaphore
4 of 15

Wert not gold and women, there would be no damnati

"Wert not gold and women, there would be no damnation"


Context; Women, Gratiana has agreed to prostitute Castiza to the Duke

Technique; Aside

5 of 15

Has not heaven an ear? Is all lightning wasted?

- Vindice 

6 of 15

Duke, royal lecher... grey haired adultery

- Vindice 

7 of 15

he shall die looking upon me

- Vindice

8 of 15

Now 9 years vengeance crowd into a minute

- Vindici

9 of 15

Take this infectious spot out of my soul


10 of 15

Who would not lie when men are hanged for the trut

- Vindice 

11 of 15

To be honest is not to be i' th' world

- Vindice 

12 of 15

Their sex is easy in belief

- Vindici

13 of 15

For since my worthy Fathers funeral, my lifes unna

- Vindici 

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The faults of great men trough their cereclothes b

- Judge 

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