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If every ducat in six thousand ducats
Were in six parts, and every part a ducat
I would not draw them. I would have my bond.
Shylock: Act 4, Scene 1, lines 86-88
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I’ll not be made a soft and dull eyed fool!
The pound of flesh that I demand of him
Is dearly bought.
Thus hath the candle singed the moth.
Portia: Act 2, Scene 9, Line 85
And I beseech you,
Wrest once the law to your authority,
To do a great right, do a little wrong,
And curb this cruel devil of his will.
Bassanio: Act 4, Scene 4, lines 221-225
But mercy is above this sceptered sway;
It is enthroned in the hearts of kings,
It is an attribute of God himself.
Portia: Act 4, Scene 1, lines 199-201