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1

Antonio about courts

" flatt'ring sycophants"
" is like a common fountain whence should flow"

2

context James I

"inform him the corruption of the times?"

3

Bosola quote about brothers

"he and his brother are like plum trees that grow crooked over standing pools; they are rich and overladen, stagnant with fruit"

4

Bosola compares himself to ...

"what creature ever fed worse than hoping tantalus"

5

Bosola

"could I be one of there flattering panders, I would hang on their ears like horse leech till I were full"

6

Ferdinand change of tone

"why do you laugh"
"that is laugh when I laugh"

7

what does Antonio call the Cardinal

"he is a melancholy churchman"

8

what does Antonio refer to the Duchess as

"the right noble Duchess"

9

what does Ferdinand ask Bosola to do and what does he bribe him with

spy on the Duchess, doesn't want her to re marry
gold

10

Bosola quote to Ferdinand

"say then my corruption grew out of horse dung. I am your creature"

11

Duchess quotes..."diamonds...

"diamonds are of most value, they say that have passed through most jewellers hands"

12

Ferdinands incestrous thoughts

"lustful pleasures"
"lusty widow"
"this was my fathers poniard"

13

Duchess and Antonio hierarchy

"raise yourself"

14

cariola last line at the end of the act

" a fearful madness: I owe her much of pity"