Merchant of Venice quotes – Portia

“I stand for sacrifice” love and relationships – Portia was nervous when Bassanio was choosing the caskets and she was feared she would loose him. She was willing to leave everything behind and be with Bassanio
“It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven.” mercy – she, dressed as Balthazar, is begging Shylock for mercy
“Since you are dear bought, I will love you dear” money – you question whether money and love genuinely go together
“He shall have merely justice and his bond” mercy – Portia refuses to let Shylock out of the deal. She shows no mercy

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