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Flashcards in The Revenger's Tragedy Deck (12):
1

Vindice - 'when the bad bleeds

then the tragedy is good.'

2

Spurio - 'oh what a grief it is

that a man should live.'

3

Vindice - 'this drug is the

mortal cure of the earth.'

4

Vindice - 'is there no thunder

left for heavier vengeance?'

5

Vindice - 'Oh were it not for gold and women,

there would be no damnation.'

6

Antonio - 'being an old man

I'd a wife so chaste.'

7

Vindice - 'wives are but made to

go to bed and feed.'

8

Vindice - 'thou dost usurp that title by fraud,

for in that shell of mother breeds a bawd.'

9

Vindice - 'the rape of your lady has been

avenged, with death on death.'

10

Lussurioso - 'I am past my depth in lust,

and I must swim or drown.'

11

Hippolito - 'all's as it should be,

you are yourself.'

12

Vindice - 'has not heaven

an ear.'