Much Ado About Nothing Quotes by William Shakespeare
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'Much Ado About Nothing' Quotes
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He set up his bills here in Messina and challenged Cupid at the flight; and my uncle's fool, reading You had musty victual, and he hath holp to eat it: he is a very valiant trencherman; he hath an It is so, indeed; he is no less than a stuffed man: but for the stuffing,—well, we are all mortal. In our last conflict four of his five wits went halting off, and Very easily possible: he wears his faith but as the fashion of his hat; it ever changes with the
Here, Beatrice refers to Benedick as though he were a contagious disease. Though she means to slight Benedick, calling him a disease reveals that she finds him difficult to shake, and has yet to be cured of this contagion. As she does many times throughout the play, Beatrice declares loud and clear that she has no interest in love. Her tendency to decry love to anyone who will listen suggests that she is trying to convince herself most of all. Though her denial is humorous, we can see why the ruse is so important to her. Beatrice defines herself by her independence, so the idea of giving oneself over to another would feel like a defeat to her.