By William Shakespeare
Finish your fight with the Bard’s prose and enjoy his comedy concerning the trials and tribulations of affection. Shakespeare at the Double! A Midsummer Night’s Dream comprises an easy-to-understand sleek English translation along the unique Shakespearian textual content so you might learn in simple terms the interpretation, learn the interpretation with the unique textual content, or take on the unique textual content, referring purely to the interpretation whilst you’re stumped. A accomplished personality record describes the characteristics of every significant personality, a visible map depicts relationships, and assessment questions make stronger vital info so that you won’t pass over the motion.
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Demetrius thinks not so; He will not know what all but he do know. And as he errs, doting on Hermia’s eyes, So I, admiring of his qualities. Things base and vile, holding no quantity, Love can transpose to form and dignity. Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind; And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind. Nor hath love’s mind of any judgment taste; Wings and no eyes figure unheedy haste: And therefore is love said to be a child, Because in choice he is so oft beguiled. As waggish boys in game themselves forswear, So the boy Love is perjured everywhere.
If you want to dance in the fairy circles and watch our nighttime fun, you are welcome. If you won’t join us, then leave me alone and I will avoid your favorite spots. OBERON Give me the child and I will go with you. TITANIA Not if you gave me your kingdom. Fairies, let’s go. If I stay any longer, we will fight openly. ] OBERON Well, go. You won’t leave the woods until I repay you for refusing my request. Puck, come here. Do you remember when I sat on a jut of land? We listened to a mermaid as she rode a dolphin over the sea and calmed the waves by singing.
LYSANDER Egeus loves you, Demetrius. Let me marry Hermia and you marry Egeus. EGEUS Lysander, you make a joke of my preference for Demetrius as a son-in-law. I offer affection to him by betrothing Hermia to him. She is mine. I give her and my wealth to Demetrius. qxp 24 5/15/08 7:47 PM Page 24 A Midsummer Night’s Dream LYSANDER THESEUS I am, my lord, as well derived as he, As well possessed; my love is more than his; My fortunes every way as fairly ranked, If not with vantage, as Demetrius’; And, which is more than all these boasts can be, I am beloved of beauteous Hermia: Why should not I then prosecute my right?