Fragments of Shakespeare

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Enter two players

What news, Borachio?

[Don John, Much Ado About Nothing, I, 3]

I came yonder from a great supper:
I can give you intelligence of an intended marriage.

[Borachio, Much Ado About Nothing, I, 3]

A married man! that's most intolerable.

[Earl of Warwick, Henry VI Part I, V, 4]

They say the lady is fair; 'tis a truth,
I can bear them witness; and virtuous;
'tis so, I cannot reprove it

[Benedick, Much Ado About Nothing, II, 3]

Yet hasty marriage seldom proveth well.

[Richard III, Henry VI Part III, IV, 1]

Is the single man therefore blessed?
No; as a wall'd town is more worthier than a village,
so is the forehead of a married man more honourable
than the bare brow of a bachelor

[Touchstone, As You Like It, III, 3]

Many a good hanging prevents a bad marriage

[Feste, Twelfth Night, I, 5]

By this marriage, All little jealousies, which now seem great,
And all great fears, which now import their dangers,
Would then be nothing

[Agrippa, Antony and Cleopatra, II, 2]

I may chance have some odd quirks and remnants of wit broken on me,
because I have railed so long against marriage:
but doth not the appetite alter?
a man loves the meat in his youth
that he cannot endure in his age.

[Benedick, Much Ado About Nothing, II, 3]

They are in the very wrath of love, and they will together.
Clubs cannot part them.

[Rosalind, As you Like It, V, 2]

Speak low, if you speak love.

[Don Pedro, Much Ado About Nothing, II, 1]

I can be secret as a dumb man;
I would have you think so;
but, on my allegiance, mark you this,
on my allegiance. He is in love.

[Benedick, Much Ado About Nothing, I, 1]

By this day! She's a fair lady:
I do spy some marks of love in her.

[Benedick, Much Ado About Nothing, II, 3]

He has been, madam, a wicked creature,
as you and all flesh and blood are;
and, indeed, he does marry that he may repent.

[Clown, All's Well That Ends Well, I, 3, slightly amended]

She will keep no fool, sir, till she be married;
and fools are as like husbands as pilchards are to herrings;
the husband's the bigger

[Feste, Twelfth Night, III, 1]

Such a mad marriage never was before.
Hark, hark! I hear the minstrels play.

[Gremio, Taming of the Shrew, III, 2]

If music be the food of love, play on

[Orsina, Twelfth Night, I, 1]

And what is music then? Such it is
As are those dulcet sounds in break of day
That creep into the dreaming bridegroom's ear,
And summon him to marriage.

[Portia, Merchant of Venice, III, 2]

My lord, they stay for you to give your daughter to her husband.

[Messenger, Much Ado About Nothing, III, 5]