Shakespeare's comedy of The merchant of Venice . these deliberate fools ! when they do choose,They have the wisdom by their wit to lose. 80 Nerissa. The ancient saying is no heresy,—Hanging and wiving goes by destiny.Portia. Come, draw the curtain, Nerissa. Eftter a Servant.Servant. Where is my lady ?Portia. Here ; what would my lord 1 ACT II. SCENE IX, Servant, Madam, there is alighted at your gateA young Venetian, one that comes beforeTo signify the approaching of his lord,From whom he bringeth sensible regreets ;To wit, besides commends and courteous breath,Gifts of rich value. Yet I have n

Shakespeare's comedy of The merchant of Venice . these deliberate fools ! when they do choose,They have the wisdom by their wit to lose. 80 Nerissa. The ancient saying is no heresy,—Hanging and wiving goes by destiny.Portia. Come, draw the curtain, Nerissa. Eftter a Servant.Servant. Where is my lady ?Portia. Here ; what would my lord 1 ACT II. SCENE IX, Servant, Madam, there is alighted at your gateA young Venetian, one that comes beforeTo signify the approaching of his lord,From whom he bringeth sensible regreets ;To wit, besides commends and courteous breath,Gifts of rich value. Yet I have n Stock Photo
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Shakespeare's comedy of The merchant of Venice . these deliberate fools ! when they do choose, They have the wisdom by their wit to lose. 80 Nerissa. The ancient saying is no heresy, —Hanging and wiving goes by destiny.Portia. Come, draw the curtain, Nerissa. Eftter a Servant.Servant. Where is my lady ?Portia. Here ; what would my lord 1 ACT II. SCENE IX, Servant, Madam, there is alighted at your gateA young Venetian, one that comes beforeTo signify the approaching of his lord, From whom he bringeth sensible regreets ;To wit, besides commends and courteous breath, Gifts of rich value. Yet I have not seenSo likely an ambassador of love;A day in April never came so sweet.To show how costly summer was at hand, ^As this fore-spurrer comes before his lord. Portia. No more, I pray thee ; I am half afeardThou wilt say anon he is some Tcin to thee.Thou spendst such high-day wit in praising him.—Come, come, Nerissa; for I long to seeQuick Cupids post that comes so mannerly. Nerissa, Bassanio, lord Love, if thy will it be ! 77 9D 99 _Exeunt, .

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