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The Merchant of Venice
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  • Shylock, the world thinks, and I think so too, That thou but leadest this fashion of thy malice To the last hour of act; and then, ’tis thought, Thou’lt show thy mercy and remorse, more strange Than is thy strange apparent cruelty; And where thou now exacts the penalty,— Which is a pound of this poor merchant’s flesh,— Thou wilt not only loose the forfeiture, But, touch’d with human gentleness and love, Forgive a moiety of the principal, Glancing an eye of pity on his losses, That have…

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