Merchant of Venice Quote Analysis (PIPER)

O, be thou damned, inexecrable dog, And for thy life let justice be accused; Thou almost mak’st me waver in my faith, To hold opinion with Pythagoras That souls of animals infuse themselves Into the trunks of men. Gratiano
Repent but you that you shall lose your friend And he repents not that he pays your debt. For if the Jew do cut but deep enough, I’ll pay it instantly with all my heart Antonio
To you, Antonio, I owe the most in money and in love, And from your love I have a warranty To unburden all my plots and purposes How to get clear of all the debts I owe. Bassiano
I have heard Your Grace hath ta’en great pains to qualify His rigorous course; but since he stands obdurate, And that no lawful means can carry me Out of his envy’s reach, I do oppose My patience to his fury, and am armed to suffer with a quietness of spirit The very tyranny and rage of his Antonio
An oath, an oath, I have an oath in heaven! Shall I lay perjury upon my soul? No, not for Venice! Shylock
The quality of mercy is not strained. It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven Upon the place beneath. It is twice blest: It blesseth him that gives and him that takes Portia
O love, be moderate, allay thy ecstasy, In measure rain thy joy, scant this excess! I feel too much thy blessing. Make it less, For fear I surfeit. Portia
None but that ugly treason of mistrust, Which makes me fear th’ enjoying of my love. There may as well be amity and life ‘Tween snow and fire, as treason and my love. Bassiano