Your brother is a forfeit of the law, And you but waste your words.
Why, all the souls that were were forfeit once; And He that might the vantage best have took Found out the remedy.
Double and treble admonition, and still forfeit in the same kind?
He,—to give fear to use and liberty, Which have for long run by the hideous law, As mice by lions,—hath pick’d out an act, Under whose heavy sense your brother’s life Falls into forfeit: he arrests him on it; And follows close the rigour of the statute To make him an example; all hope is gone.
Thy slanders I forgive; and therewithal Remit thy other forfeits.
Claudio, whom here you have warrant to execute, is no greater forfeit to the law than Angelo who hath sentenced him.
My business in this state Made me a looker-on here in Vienna, Where I have seen corruption boil and bubble Till it o’errun the stew: laws for all faults, But faults so countenanc’d that the strong statutes Stand like the forfeits in a barber’s shop, As much in mock as mark.
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We had to forfeit the deposit.
What good is it for a man to gain the whole world, yet forfeit his soul?