A Midsummer Night’s Dream Quote ID

“Either to die the death, or to abjure/ Forever society of men./ Therefore, fair Hermia, question your desires,/ Know of your youth, examine well your blood” (11) Theseus (to Hermia about her choices)
“I have a widow aunt, a dowager Of great revenue, and she hath no child. From Athens is her house remote seven leagues, And she respects me as her only son” (17) Lysander (to Hermia about running away)
“Things base and vile, holding no quantity, Love can transpose to form and dignity. Love looks not with the eyes but the mind” (23) Helena (soliloquy after she finds out about Hermia’s plan to run away with Lysander)
“That will ask some tears in the true performing of it. If I do it, let the audience look to their eyes. I will move storms” (25) Bottom (praising himself lol)
“Let me play the lion too. I will roar that I will do any man’s heart good to hear me.” (29) Bottom (to the other craftsmen about wanting to play every part)
“Do I entice you? Do I speak you fair? Or rather do I not in plainest truth Tell you I do not, nor I cannot love you?” (47) Demetrius (to Helena)
What thou dost wake Do it for thy true love take. Love and languish for his sake. Be it ounce, or cat, or bear, Pard, or boar with bristled hair” (55) Oberon (to Robin about drugging Titania)
“Not Hermia, but Helena I love. Who will not change a raven for a dove?” (61) Lysander (to Helena after waking up from being drugged)
“Wherefore was I to this keen mockery born? When at your hands did I deserve this scorn?” (63) Helena (to Lysander in response to his proclamations of love)
“No, make it two more. Let it be written in eight and eight” (71) Bottom (to craftsmen about writing the Prologue)
“Not a whit! I have a device to make all well. Write me a prologue, and let the prologue seem to say we will do no harm with our swords” (69) Bottom (to craftsmen in response to their fears that their play will be too scary)
“I see their knavery. This is to make an ass of me, to fright me, if they could. But I will not stir from this place, do what they can. i will up and down here, and I will sing, that they shall hear I am not afraid” (77) Bottom (with the ass head; in response to the craftsmen running away from him)
“You spend your passion on a misprised mood. I am not guilty of Lysander’s blood, Nor is he dead, for aught that I can tell” (87) Demetrius (to Hermia when she wakes up and doesn’t see Lysander)
“Some true-love turned, and not a false turned true” (89) Oberon (to Robin after finding out that he drugged the wrong person)
“Lo, she is one of this confederacy! Now I perceive they have conjoined all three To fashion this false sport in spite of me” (97) Helena (she = Hermia; in response to having both Lysander and Demetrius flirting with her)
“Let her not strike me. You perhaps may think, Because she is something lower than myself, That I can match her” (105) Helena (to L and D; she = Hermia; in response to Hermia threatening Helena)
“And the country proverb known, That every man should take his own, In your waking shall be shown. Jack shall have Jill; Naught shall go ill; The man shall have his mare again, and all shall well.” (117) Robin (when drugging Lysander the second time)
“My love shall hear the music of my hounds.” (129) Thesues (to a servant; when out for May Day)
“I never heard So musical a discord, such sweet thunder.” (129) Hippolyta (commenting on Theseus’s hounds)
“Enough, enough!-My lord, you have enough. I beg the law, the law, upon his head.” (131) Egeus (to Theseus after hearing about what happened the night before with the 4 lovers)
“Fair lovers, you are fortunately met. Of this discourse we more will hear anon.- Egeus, I will overbear your will.” (133) Theseus (to 4 lovers/Egeus as judgment over what happened)
“So methinks. And I have found Demetrius like a jewel, Mine own and not mine own.” (135) Helena (commenting about the strange events)
“The eye of man hath not hear, the ear of man hath not seen, man’s hand is not able to taste, his tongue to conceive, not his heart to report what my dream was” (135) Bottom (soliloquy after he wakes up, shows his confusion of senses)
“I never may believe These antique fables, nor these fairy toys… The lunatic, the lover, and the poet Are of imagination all compact.” (143) Theseus (to Hippolyta, talking about dreams and imagination)
“Come now, what masques, what dances shall we have To wear away this long age of three hours” (145) Theseus (calling a servant; choosing a performance to watch)
“How shall we find the concord of this discord?” (147) Theseus (commenting on the qualities of the Thisbe and Pyramus play — before he watches looool)
“The kinder we, to give them thanks for nothing. Our sport shall be to take what they mistake” (149) Theseus (to Hippolyta; play’s going to be bad but that’s ok)
“Now until the break of day, Through this house each fairy stray. To the best bride-bed will we, Which by us shall blesséd be, And the issue there create Ever shall be fortunate.” (171) Oberon (blessing the marriages)
“If we shadows have offended, Think but this and all is mended” (171) Robin (to audience)

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