Tituba’s Lines

Abigail: I never sold myself! I’m a good girl-I- (Ann enters with Tituba) I did drink out of the kettle!- She made me do it! She made Betty do it Abby!
Ann: My baby’s blood No-no, chicken blood, I give she chicken blood!
Hale: Woman, have you enlisted these children for the devil? No-no, sir, I don’t truck with the devil!
Hale: Why can she not wake? Are you silencing this child? I love me Betty!
Abigail: She comes to me every night to go and drink blood! You beg me to conjure, Abby! She beg me make charm
Abigail: Sometimes I wake and find myself standing in the open doorway and not a stitch on my body! I always hear her laughing in my sleep. I hear her singing her Barbados songs and tempting me with- Mister Reverend I never
Hale: Tituba, I want you to wake this child. I have no power on this child, sir
Hale: You most certainly do, and you will loose her from it now! When did you compact with the Devil? I don’t compact with no Devil!
Putnam: This woman must be hanged! She must be taken and hanged! No-no, don’t hang Tituba. I tell him I don’t desire to work for him, sir.
Hale: Who, the Devil? Now, Tituba, I know that when we bind ourselfs to Hell it is very hard to break free. -You would be a good christian woman, would you not, Tituba? Aye, sir, a good christian woman
Hale: And you love these little children? Oh, yes, sir, I don’t desire to hurt little children?
Hale: And you love God, Tituba? I love God with all my bein’
Hale: Now in God’s holy name. . . Bless him… bless him…
Hale: And to His Glory . . . Eternal Glory… Bless him… Bless God…
Hale: Open yourself, Tituba – open yourself and let God’s holy light shine on you. Oh, bless the Lord
Was it man or woman that came with him? Was… was woman
What woman? A woman, you said. What woman? It was black dark, and I…
You could see him, why could you not see her? Well, they was always talking, they was always runnin’ round carryin’ on
Parris: You mean out of Salem? Salem witches? I believe so, yes, sir
Hale: Tituba. You must have no fear to tell us who they are, do you understand? We will protect you. The Devil can never overcome a minister. You know that, do you not? Aye, sir, oh, I do
Hale: You have confessed yourself to witchcraft, and that speaks a wish to come to heaven’s side. And we will bless you, Tituba… Oh, God bless you, Mister Hale
Hale: You are God’s instrument put in our hands to discover the devil’s agents among us. You are selected, Tituba, you are chosen to help us cleanse ouur village. So speak utterly, Tituba, turn your back on him and face God, face God, Tituba, and God will protect you. Oh, God, protect Tituba!
Hale: Who came to you with the devil? Two? Three? Four? – How many? There was four. There was four
Parris: Who? Who? Their names, their names! Oh, how many times he bid me to kill you, Mister Parris!
Parris: Kill me! He say Mister Parris must be kill! Mister Parris no goodly man, Mister Parris mean man and no gentle man, and he bid me to rise out of my bed and cut your throat! I tell him no! I don’t hate that man! I don’t want kill that man! But he say, You work for me, Tituba, and I make you free! I give you pretty dress to wear, and put you high up in the air and you gone fly back to Barbados! And I say, You lie, Devil, you. lie! And then he come one stormy night to me, and he say look! I have white people belong to me. And I look… and there was Goody Good.
Parris: Sarah Good! Aye, sir, and Goody Osburn

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