DofM: Death and Cruelty

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"Root up her goodly forest, blast her meads, and lay her general territory at waste"
Ferdinand wants to ruin the Duchess physically, as well as her social reputation
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Tis not your whore's milk I want but your whore's blood / "When I have her hewed to pieces"
Duchess' sexual exploits have motivated her murder
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"Death and disease spread throughout the land"
Foreshadows the death of the Duchess and the downfall of others
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"Have her meat served up by bawds and ruffians"
Loss of life and dignity
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"Enquire him out and kill him"
The Cardinal is merciless and won't rest till Antonio is dead
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Heaven fashioned us of nothing and we strive to bring ourselves to nothing
Antonio points out that we're all going to die anyway so what's the point
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Card 2

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Tis not your whore's milk I want but your whore's blood / "When I have her hewed to pieces"

Back

Duchess' sexual exploits have motivated her murder

Card 3

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"Death and disease spread throughout the land"

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

"Have her meat served up by bawds and ruffians"

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

"Enquire him out and kill him"

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Preview of the front of card 5
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