ENGLISH 3A The Crucible Quotes

You drank a charm to kill Goody Proctor. Betty Parris
I may think of you softly from time to time, but I will cut off my hand before I reach for you again. We never touched. John Proctor
He have his goodness now. God forbid I take it away from him! Elizabeth Proctor
There is a prodigious danger in the seeking out of loose spirits. Rebecca Nurse
Let either of you breathe a word, or the edge of a word, about the other things, and I will come to you in the black of some terrible night and I will bring a pointy reckoning that will shudder you. And you know I can do it Abigail Williams
I do not judge you. The magistrate that sits in your heart judges you. Elizabeth Proctor
You think that is God’s work that you should never lose a child and I bury all but one? Ann Putnam
“Life, woman, life is God’s most precious gift; no principle, however glorious, may justify the taking of it… it may well be God damns a liar less than he that throws his life away for pride” Reverend Hale
You are not God Elizabeth! Can you not look for some goodness in me and judge me not? John Proctor
Until an hour before the Devil fell, God thought him beautiful in Heaven. Reverend Hale
Let Rebecca go like a saint, for me it is a fraud. John Proctor
No Abby! Dat be a bad Thing! Tituba
I mean to crush him utterly if he has shown his face. Reverend Hale
Because it is my name! Because I cannot have another in my life! Because I lie and sign myself to lies! Because I am not worth the dust on the feet of them that hang John Proctor
I must tell you, sir, I will be gone every day now. I am amazed you do not see what mighty work we do. Mary Warren
Adultery, John. Elizabeth Proctor
Come now. You say your only purpose is to free your wife. Good then, she is saved at least this year, and a year is long… will you drop this charge? Danforth
But you must understand, sir, that a person is either with this court or he must be counted against it. There will be no road between. Danforth
I cannot give you his name. Giles Corey
(In response to a serious court question, this person said) No, sir. Elizabeth Proctor
You will confess yourself or you will hang. Danforth
My niece, sir, my niece- I believe she has vanished. Reverend Parris
Postponement means a floundering on my part. Danforth
Suspicion kissed you when I did. Elizabeth Proctor
And there’s your first marvel, that I can. You have made your magic now for I do think I see some shred of goodness in John Proctor. John Proctor
You will confess yourself or I will take you out and whip you to your death. Reverend Parris

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