A Midsummer Night's Dream Quotes

Lysander: "You have her father's love, Demetrius; Let me have Hermia's." (Act 1) "I do repent/The tedious minutes I with her have spent./Not Hermia but Helena I love." (Act 2)

Helena: "The more I love, the more he hateth me." (Act 1)

Oberon: "Fetch me that flower; the herb I shew'd thee once:/ The juice of it on sleeping eye-lids laid/ Will make man or woman madly dote/Upon the next live creature that it sees." (Act 2)
"In thy eye that shall appear/When thou wakest, it it thy dear:/Wake when some vile thing is near." (Act 2)
"When they next wake, all this derision/Shall seem a dream and fruitless vision."
(Act 3)
"So shall all the couples three/Ever true in loving be." (Act 5)

Bottom: "I see their knavery: this is to make an ass of me." (Act 3)
"I have had a dream, pas the wit of man to say what dream it was: man is but an ass." (Act 4)
(playing Pyramus) "Thus die I, thus, thus, thus./ Now am I dead,/ Now am I fled." (Act 5)

Puck: "My mistress with a monster is in love." (Act 3)
"Lord, what fools these mortals be." (Act 3)
"Give me your hands, if we be friends,/And Robin shall restore amends." (Act 5)

Demetrius: "My heart to her but as guest-wise sojourn'd,/And now to Helen is it home return'd,/There to remain." (Act 3)

Titania: "My Oberon! What visions have I seen!/Methought I was enamour'd of an ass." (Act 4)

Theseus: "For in the temple by and by with us/These couples shall eternally be knit." (Act 4)

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