Much ado about nothing quotes.

… There is a kind of merry war betwixt Signor Benedick and her; they … …never meet but there’s a skirmish of wit between them.
“There is a kind of merry war betwixt Signor Benedick and her; they never meet but there’s a skirmish of wit between them” Act 1, scene 1, 45-47Said by Leonato to Beatrice and the messenger Oxymoron “merry war” They are sapling with the ironic conflict.
Because I will not do the the wrong to mistrust any, I will do myself the right … …to trust none: and the fine is (for the which I may go finer) I will live a bachelor.
“Because I will not do the the wrong to mistrust any, I will do myself the right to trust none: and the fine is (for the which I may go finer) I will live a bachelor” Act 1, scene 1, 180-182Said by Benedict to Claudio and Don Pedro This does not happen at the end, I put shows Benedict does not want to marry.
… it must no be denied… …but I am plain ; dealing villain.
“…it must not be denied but I am plain dealing villain” Act 1, scene 3, 23-24Said by Don John to Conrade He is plain dealing as he gets someone i.e. Broaching to do his work for him.
What should I do with him?, dress him in my apparel, make him my waiting gentlewomen, he that hath a beard is more than a youth, he that hath no beard is less than a man, he that is more than a youth is not for me … …he that is less than a man I am not for him, there I will epicentre take a sixpence in earnest of the bearward, and lead his apes into hell.
“What should I do with him?, dress him in my apparel, make him my waiting gentlewomen, he that hath a beard is more than a youth, he that hath no beard is less than a man, he that is more than a youth is not for me he that is less than a man I am not for him, there I will epicentre take a sixpence in earnest of the bearward, and lead his apes into hell.” Act 2, scene 1, 26-31Said by Beatrice to LeonatoShe does not respect his father like a stereotypical Elizabethan woman. She should listen o her father and get married but she is saying there is not a man on earth that is right for her.
I have a good eye, uncle,… … I can see a church by daylight.
“I have a god eye, uncle, I can see a church by daylight.” Act 2, scene 1, 59Said by Beatrice to leonatoShe is very witty in the quote she says she does not want to get married when it was suggested.
Friendship is constant in all other things,Save in the office and affairs of love:Therefore all hearts in love use their own tongues… … let every eye negotiate itself, And trust no agent: for beauty is a witch,Against whose charms faith melteth into blood…
Friendship is constant in all other things,Save in the office and affairs of love:Therefore all hearts in love use their own tongues Let every eye negotiate itself, And trust no agent: for beauty is a witch,Against whose charms faith melteth into blood… Act 2, scene 1, 113-136Claudio to Don John and Borachio.Forshadowing soliloquyClaudio thinks that Don Pedro has stabbed him in the back.
I’ll devise some honest slander To satin my cousin with, one doth not know… … How much an ill word may empoison liking.
I’ll devise some honest slander To satin my cousin with, one doth not know How much an ill word may empoison liking. Act 3, scene 1, 84-86Said by hero about Beatrice to Ursula
If I see anything tonight, why I should not marry her tomorrow in the congregation… … where I should wed there I will shame her.
If I see anything tonight, why I should not marry her tomorrow in the congregation where I should wed there I will shame her. Act 3, scene 2, 91-92Claudio to Don JohnThis shows how little Claudio cares for HeroHe has been tricked by Don John
… yet Benedick was such another, and now he is a man, he swore he would never marry, and yet now in despite of his heart he eats his meat without grudging … … and how you may be converted, I know not, but methinks you look with your eyes as other women do.
” … yet Benedick was such another, and now he is a man, he swore he would never marry, and yet now in despite of his heart he eats his meat without grudging and how you may be converted, I know not, but methinks you look with your eyes as other women do. Act 3, scene 4, 64-68Margaret to Beatrice.Margaret knows Beatrice has been gulled, she thinks when she was born there was a star dance. Ursula and Margret are mocking Beatrice about benedick.
You seem to me as a Dian in her orb,As chaste as in the bud ere it be blown: But you are more intemperate in you pr blood,Than Venus, or those pampered animals, The rage in savage sexuality. Act 4, scene 1 51-55

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