Measure for Measure
by William Shakespeare (1623)
Act 3 Scene 1
Isabella - Female, Under 25 yrs
Scene partner - Claudio
Monologue - Comedic, Under 1:00 min
O you beast!
O faithless coward! O dishonest wretch!
Wilt thou be made a man out of my vice?
Is't not a kind of incest, to take life
From thine own sister's shame? What should I think?
Heaven shield my mother play'd my father fair!
For such a warped slip of wilderness
Ne'er issued from his blood. Take my defiance!
Die, perish! Might but my bending down
Reprieve thee from thy fate, it should proceed:
I'll pray a thousand prayers for thy death,
No word to save thee.
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