'Tis Pity She's A Whore Act 1 Scene 2

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Vasques to Grimaldi. 'If you prove craven...
...I'll make you run quickly.' Challenging Grimaldi and acting above his station. Foreshadows his betrayal of Soranzo
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Grimaldi to Vasques. 'Thou art no...
...equal match for me' 'Equal' in terms of strength or social class? Chivalry.
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Vasques to Grimaldi. 'See you these grey hairs?...
...They'll not flinch for a bloody nose.' Personification of 'grey hairs'
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Grimaldi to Vasques. 'why, slave, think'st thou I'll balance...
...my reputation with a cast-suit?' servant is a wearer of cast-off clothes. Class and metaphorical.
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'scold like a cot-quean, that's your...
...profession. Thou poor shadow of a soldier.' (cot-quean is a lower class woman) simile and metaphor
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Florio after Grimaldi and Vasques' altercation. 'have you not other places but my house/...
...To vent the spleen of your disordered bloods?' they believed the spleen secretions caused anger
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Donado to Vasques. 'you are ever forward/...
...In seconding contentions.' idiomatic/figurative
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Soranzo on Grimaldi. 'My equal in they blood, yet this bewrays/...
...A lowness in thy mind.' In terms of social class, they're equal. But Grimaldi's spreading rumours about Soranzo sets them apart intellectually.
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Soranzo on why he sent Vasques to fight Grimaldi. 'I willed my servant to correct thy tongue/...
...holding a man so base no match for me'
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Grimaldi to Soranzo, foreshadowing. 'I'll be...
...revenged, Soranzo.'
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Florio to Soranzo,fighting Grimaldi is needless. 'owing her heart...
...what need you to doubt her ear?' Metaphor, Annabella loves you, she won't listen to Grimaldi's slander.
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Vasques justifying Soranzo sending him to fight Grimaldi. 'Yet the villainy of words, Signior Florio,...
...may be such as would make any unspleened dove choleric.' metaphorical. A dove being a symbol of peace.
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Florio. 'I would not for my wealth my daughter's love/...
...Should cause the spilling of one drop of blood.' Foreshadowing. Dramatic irony - audience expectations of a revenge tragedy.
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Putana enjoys watching the suitors fight. 'How like...
...you this child?'
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Putana to Annabella. 'you have choice...
...fit for the best lady in Italy.'
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Putana on her favourite suitor, Soranzo. 'He is wise...
...and what is more, rich'
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Putana on Soranzo 'a man sure, else he could never ha' purchased...
...such a good name with Hippolita the lusty widow in her husband's lifetime.' He's an adulterer but Putana sees this as a good thing
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Annabella on Putana 'sure the woman took her morning's...
...drought too soon'
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Putana on Bergetto 'O' brave old...
...apre in a silken coat.' Unworthy person displaying wealth or finery. Foreshadows he will be the fool.
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Bergetto to Doggio. 'Didst thou think, Poggio, that I would spoil my new...
...clothes, and leave my dinner to fight?'
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Bergetto to Doggio 'I have another purchase in hand:...
...I shall have the wench, mine uncle says.'
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Annabella on Bergetto 'This idiot...
...haunts me too.'
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Putana to Annabella on Bergetto 'They say a fool's double is a lady's playfellow;...
...yet you having wealth enough.'
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Annabella to Putana on Giovanni 'what a blessed shape/...
...Of some celestial creature now appears?'
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Annabella to Putana on Giovanni's sadness 'wrapped up in grief,...
...some shadow of a man.'
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Giovanni to Annabella 'The more I strive, I love, the more I love,/...
...The less I hope; I see my ruin.'
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Giovanni to Annabella 'I must speak, or burst; 'tis not, I know,/...
...My lust, but 'tis my fate that leads me on.'
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Putana on leaving Annabella and Giovanni alone. Aside 'If this were ant other company for her,/...
...I should think my absence an office of some credit.' Dramatic irony
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Giovanni to Annabella 'such lips would...
...tempt a saint.'
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Giovanni to Annabella 'Rip up my bosom, there thou shalt behold/...
...A heart in which is writ the truth I speak.'
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Giovanni to Annabella ''Tis my destiny/ That you must...
...either love, or I must die.'
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Giovanni to Annabella 'wise nature first in your...
...creation meant/To make you mine.'
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Giovanni to Annabella 'nearness in birth or blood doth...
...but persuade / A nearer nearness in affection.'
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Annabella to Giovanni 'For every sigh that thou hast...
...spent for me, / I have sighed ten.'
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Giovanni to Annabella 'Sister, even by my mother's dust, I charge you... Love...
...me, or kill me, sister.'
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Giovanni after he kisses Annabella 'I would not change this...
...minute for Elysium.' Classical mythology - happy dwelling place of blessed souls.
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