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Flashcards in ACT V Deck (19):
1

Antonio: "How"

"How they fortify/ Themselves with my ruin!"

2

Doctor: "In"

"In those that are possessed with't there o'er flows/ Such melancholy humour they imagine/ Themselves to be transformed into wolves"

3

Bosola: "Mercy"

"Mercy upon me, what a fatal judgement/ Hath fallen upon this Ferdinand"

4

Bosola: "I"

"I have it, I will work upon this creature - / Let us grow most amorously familiar"

5

Cardinal: "Examine"

"Examine thine own frailty; / 'tis more easy/ To tie knots than unloose them: 'tis a secret/ That like a ling'ring poison may chance lie/ Spread in thy veins"

6

Julia: "Oh"

"Oh heaven! Sir, what have you done!"

7

Cardinal: "I"

"I have bound thee to't by death"

8

Bosola: "Still"

"Still methinks the Duchess/ Haunts me!"

9

Cardinal: "I" x2

"I appointed Bosola/ To fetch the body: when he hath served my turn/ He dies"

10

Bosola: "black"

"black deeds must be cured with death"

11

Antonio: "let"

"let my son fly the courts of princes"

12

Bosola: "When"

"When thou kill'dst thy sister/ Thou took'st from Justice her most equal balance/ And left her nought but her sword"

13

Ferdinand: "I"

"I give you the honour of arms/ Shake my sword over you. Will you yield?/...There flies your ransom"

14

Ferdinand: "My"

"My sister! Oh my sister, there's the cause on't!/ 'Whether we fall by ambition, blood or lust/ Like diamonds we are cut with our own dust"

15

Bosola: "That"

"That thou, which stood'st like a huge pyramid/ Begun upon a large and ample base/ Shalt end in a point, a kind of nothing"

16

Bosola: "Oh"

"Oh this gloomy world"

17

Delio: "Let"

"Let us make noble use/ Of this great ruin"

18

Delio: "As"

"As soon as the sun shines, it ever melts/ Both form, and matter"

19

Delio:" "Integrity"

"Integrity of life is fame's best friend/ Which nobly, beyond death, shall crown the end"