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Shakespeare Monologues (Male)

Richard 3, 1.1 (Richard)

GLOU.

Now is the winter of our discontent

Richard 3, 1.2 (Richard)

GLOU.

Those eyes of thine from mine have drawn salt tears,

Richard 3, 1.2 (Richard)

GLOU.

Was ever woman in this humor woo’d?

Richard 3, 1.4 (Clarence)

CLAR.

O, I have pass’d a miserable night,

Richard 3, 2.1 (King Edward)

K. EDW.

Have I a tongue to doom my brother’s death,

Richard 3, 3.6 (Scrivener)

SCRIV.

Here is the indictment of the good Lord Hastings,

Richard 3, 3.7 (Buckingham)

BUCK.

Now, by the holy Mother of our Lord,

Richard 3, 4.3 (Tyrrel)

TYR.

The tyrannous and bloody act is done,

Richard 3, 5.1 (Buckingham)

BUCK.

Hastings, and Edward’s children, Grey and Rivers,

Richard 3, 5.3 (Earl of Richmond)

RICHM.

More than I have said, loving countrymen,

Richard 3, 5.3 (King Richard)

K. RICH.

Give me another horse! Bind up my wounds!

Richard 3, 5.3 (King Richard)

K. RICH.

A thing devised by the enemy.

Romeo & Juliet, 1.4 (Mercutio)

MER.

O then I see Queen Mab hath been with you.

Romeo & Juliet, 2.2 (Romeo)

ROM.

He jests at scars that never felt a wound.

Romeo & Juliet, 2.3 (Friar Lawrence)

FRI. L.

Holy Saint Francis, what a change is here!

Romeo & Juliet, 3.1 (Benvolio)

BEN.

Tybalt, here slain, whom Romeo’s hand did slay!

Romeo & Juliet, 3.1 (Mercutio)

MER.

Thou art like one of these fellows that, when he enters the confines of a tavern,

Romeo & Juliet, 3.3 (Friar Lawrence)

FRI. L.

Hold thy desperate hand!

Romeo & Juliet, 3.3 (Romeo)

ROM.

’Tis torture, and not mercy. Heaven is here

Romeo & Juliet, 3.5 (Capulet)

CAP.

God’s bread, it makes me mad! Day, night, work, play,

Romeo & Juliet, 5.1 (Romeo)

ROM.

If I may trust the flattering truth of sleep,

Romeo & Juliet, 5.3 (Romeo)

ROM.

In faith, I will. Let me peruse this face.

Taming of the Shrew, 1.1 (Tranio)

TRA.

Mi perdonato, gentle master mine;

Taming of the Shrew, 2.1 (Hortensio)

HOR.

I fear for your daughter and her music.

Taming of the Shrew, 2.1 (Petruchio)

PET.

’Twas told me you were rough and coy and sullen,

Taming of the Shrew, 3.2 (Biondello)

BION.

Why, Petruchio is coming in a new hat and an old jerkin;

Taming of the Shrew, 4.1 (Petruchio)

PET.

Thus have I politicly begun my reign,

Taming of the Shrew, Induction (Lord)

LORD.

Even as a flatt’ring dream or worthless fancy.

The Tempest, 1.2 (Ariel)

ARI.

I boarded the King’s ship; now on the beak,

The Tempest, 1.2 (Caliban)

CAL.

There’s wood enough within.

As wicked dew as e’er my mother brush’d

The Tempest, 2.2 (Caliban)

CAL.

All the infections that the sun sucks up

The Tempest, 2.2 (Stephano)

Enter Stephano, singing, a bottle in his hand.

STE.

“I shall no more to sea, to sea,

The Tempest, 2.2 (Trinculo)

TRIN.

Here’s neither bush nor shrub to bear off any weather at all.

The Tempest, 3.1 (Ferdinand)

FER.

There be some sports are painful, and their labor

The Tempest, 3.1 (Ferdinand)

FER.

Admir’d Miranda,

Indeed the top of admiration! worth

The Tempest, 3.2 (Caliban)

CAL.

Why, as I told thee, ’tis a custom with him

The Tempest, 3.2 (Caliban)

CAL.

Why, as I told thee, ’tis a custom with him

The Tempest, 3.3 (Ariel)

ARI.

You are three men of sin, whom Destiny,

The Tempest, 5.1 (Prospero)

PROS.

Ye elves of hills, brooks, standing lakes, and groves,

The Tempest, Epilogue (Prospero)

PROS.

Now my charms are all o’erthrown,

Timon of Athens, 3.5 (Alcibiades)

ALCIB.

I am an humble suitor to your virtues;

Timon of Athens, 3.6 (Timon)

TIM.

My worthy friends, will you draw near?

Timon of Athens, 4.1 (Timon)

TIM.

Let me look back upon thee. O thou wall

Timon of Athens, 4.3 (Timon)

TIM.

Wouldst thou have thyself fall in the confusion of men, and remain a beast with the beasts?

Timon of Athens, 5.1 (Timon)

TIM.

You witch me in it;

Surprise me to the very brink of tears.

Titus Andronicus, 2.4 (Marcus)

MARC.

Who is this? my niece, that flies away so fast?

Titus Andronicus, 3.1 (Titus)

TIT.

It was my dear, and he that wounded her

Titus Andronicus, 4.4 (Saturninus)

SAT.

Why, lords, what wrongs are these! was ever seen

Titus Andronicus, 5.1 (Aaron)

AAR.

Tut, Lucius, this was but a deed of charity

Titus Andronicus, 5.2 (Timon)

TIT.

Come, come, Lavinia, look, thy foes are bound.

 
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