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

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Giovanni to Annabella 'no more sister now/...
...But love, a name more gracious.'
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Giovanni to Annabella 'inflamed/ A heart whose...
...tribute is thy brother's life.'
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Annabella to Giovanni 'would print a modest crimson on my...
...cheeks/...But my heart's delight prevailed!'
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Giovanni to Annabella 'why the chaster of your sex/ Should think this pretty toy...
...called maidenhead/ So strange a loss.' Metaphor -'pretty toy'
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Giovanni to Annabella, after kissing 'Thus hung Jove on Leda's neck/...
...And sucked divine ambrosia from her lips.' Allusion to Leda and the Swan - the relationship is morally dubious
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Giovanni to Annabella 'I envy not the mightiest man alive,/ But hold myself in...
...being kind of thee/ More great than were I king of all the world.'
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Giovanni on loosing Annabella 'You must...
...be married, mistress.'
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Giovanni asks Annabella, even when married 'canst thou be dared to swear/...
...That you will live to me, and to no other?'
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Annabella to Giovanni 'how all suitors seem/...
...to my eyes hateful.'
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Putana to Annabella 'Nay, what a paradise of...
...joy have you passed under?' Pun - Annabella previously said 'passed over'
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Putana to Annabella 'if a young wench feel the fie upon her,...
...let her take anybody, father or brother.'
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Richardetto to Annabella 'Loud fame in large hath spoke your...
...praise/ As well for virtue as perfection.' Fame, personified. Dramatic irony
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Florio to Richardetto 'I think my girl hath not quite...
...forgot/ To touch on instrument.' Double meaning - reference to Philotis' love
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...tribute is thy brother's life.'

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Giovanni to Annabella 'inflamed/ A heart whose...

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...cheeks/...But my heart's delight prevailed!'

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Card 4

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...called maidenhead/ So strange a loss.' Metaphor -'pretty toy'

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Card 5

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...And sucked divine ambrosia from her lips.' Allusion to Leda and the Swan - the relationship is morally dubious

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