'Tis Pity-the opening debate

Quotes on the debate between Giovanni and the Friar

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First lines of the play

Friar

'Dispute no more in this'

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Obedience

Friar

'For better 'tis to bless the sun, than reason why it shines'

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Honesty

Giovanni

'Gentle father, to you I have unclapsed my burdened soul'

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Love

'Must I not do what all men else may - love?''

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Fondly overcome with female charm?

'That beauty which, if framed anew, the gods would make a god of if they had it there'

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Foreshadow

'Why, foolish madman'

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It's natural

'By the links of blood, of reason...to be ever one, one soul, one flesh, one heart, one all?'

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Already fallen

'Hast thou left the scools of knowledge, to converse with lust and death?'

'For death waits on thy lust'

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Irony

'free me from the rod of vengeance'

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