Paradise Lost and Volpone: Quotes by theme

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FLATTERY: Paradise Lost
'Queen of the Universe' 'Sovereign mistress' 'Goddess humane' - Satan to Eve
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FLATTERY: Volpone
'behold What thou art queen of' - Volpone to Celia
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DECEPTION: Paradise Lost
'Spirited sly snake' + 'Made intricate seem straight'
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DECEPTION: Volpone
'You shall live/ Still to delude these harpies' - Mosca to Volpone
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POWER: Paradise Lost
'Render Me More Equal' - Eve
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POWER: Volpone
'Yield, or I'll force thee.' - Volpone
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LOVE: Paradise Lost
'to lose thee were to lose myself' - Adam
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LOVE: Volpone
'show yourself obedient, and a wife.' - Corvino
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LUST: Paradise Lost
'Eve, whose Eye darted contagious Fire.'
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LUST: Volpone
'ambitious fire' - Lust for Celia
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DESIRE: Paradise Lost
'Her graceful innocence' - Satan on Eve
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DESIRE: Volpone
'lovely as your gold!' - Mosca on Celia
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WRONGDOING: Paradise Lost
'only in destroying I find ease' - Satan
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WRONGDOING: Volpone
'I glory more in the cunning purchase of my wealth' - Volpone
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INNOCENCE: Paradise Lost
'Their Eyes how open’d, and their minds how darken’d'
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INNOCENCE: Volpone
'once lost, I have naught to lose' - Celia
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PARASITISM: Paradise Lost
'The serpent sleeping, in whose mazy folds to hide me,' - Satan
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PARASITISM: Volpone
‘Almost All the wise world is little else, in nature, But parasites’ - Mosca
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WOMEN: Paradise Lost
'In women over-trusting, lets her will rule'
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WOMEN: Volpone
'I am your martyr'
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GREED: Paradise Lost
'Ye shall be as Gods' - Satan to Eve
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GREED: Volpone
'To look upon their kindness, and take more'
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EVIL: Paradise Lost
'the dark intent I bring' - Satan
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EVIL: Volpone
'that knave Mosca hath been the instrument of all.' - Voltore
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Card 2

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'behold What thou art queen of' - Volpone to Celia

Back

FLATTERY: Volpone

Card 3

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'Spirited sly snake' + 'Made intricate seem straight'

Back

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Card 4

Front

'You shall live/ Still to delude these harpies' - Mosca to Volpone

Back

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Card 5

Front

'Render Me More Equal' - Eve

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