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thus
used in The Merchant of Venice

13 uses
  • Why then, thus it is: You must prepare your bosom for his knife.
    4.1 — Act 4 Scene 1 — Venice. A court of justice (53% in)
  • Or Shall I bend low and, in a bondman's key, With bated breath and whisp'ring humbleness, Say this:— 'Fair sir, you spit on me on Wednesday last; You spurn'd me such a day; another time You call'd me dog; and for these courtesies I'll lend you thus much moneys?'
    1.3 — Act 1 Scene 3 — Venice. A public place (71% in)
  • Signior Bassanio, hear me: If I do not put on a sober habit, Talk with respect, and swear but now and then, Wear prayer-books in my pocket, look demurely, Nay more, while grace is saying, hood mine eyes Thus with my hat, and sigh, and say 'amen'; Use all the observance of civility, Like one well studied in a sad ostent To please his grandam, never trust me more.
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — Venice. A street (94% in)
  • I am glad 'tis night, you do not look on me, For I am much asham'd of my exchange; But love is blind, and lovers cannot see The pretty follies that themselves commit, For, if they could, Cupid himself would blush To see me thus transformed to a boy.
    2.6 — Act 2 Scene 6 — The same (57% in)
  • I have too griev'd a heart To take a tedious leave; thus losers part.
    2.7 — Act 2 Scene 7 — Belmont. A room in PORTIA's house (95% in)
  • Thus hath the candle sing'd the moth.
    2.9 — Act 2 Scene 9 — Belmont. A room in PORTIA's house (77% in)
  • Thus ornament is but the guiled shore To a most dangerous sea; the beauteous scarf Veiling an Indian beauty; in a word, The seeming truth which cunning times put on To entrap the wisest.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Belmont. A room in PORTIA's house (29% in)
  • Is it your dear friend that is thus in trouble?
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Belmont. A room in PORTIA's house (89% in)
  • Madam, although I speak it in your presence, You have a noble and a true conceit Of godlike amity, which appears most strongly In bearing thus the absence of your lord.
    3.4 — Act 3 Scene 4 — Belmont. A room in PORTIA's house (7% in)
  • Truly then I fear you are damn'd both by father and mother; thus when I shun Scylla, your father, I fall into Charybdis, your mother; well, you are gone both ways.
    3.5 — Act 3 Scene 5 — The same. A garden (19% in)
  • I shall grow jealous of you shortly, Launcelot, if you thus get my wife into corners.
    3.5 — Act 3 Scene 5 — The same. A garden (33% in)
  • Now, for your answer: As there is no firm reason to be render'd, Why he cannot abide a gaping pig; Why he, a harmless necessary cat; Why he, a wauling bagpipe; but of force Must yield to such inevitable shame As to offend, himself being offended; So can I give no reason, nor I will not, More than a lodg'd hate and a certain loathing I bear Antonio, that I follow thus A losing suit against him.
    4.1 — Act 4 Scene 1 — Venice. A court of justice (13% in)
  • I have spoke thus much To mitigate the justice of thy plea, Which if thou follow, this strict court of Venice Must needs give sentence 'gainst the merchant there.
    4.1 — Act 4 Scene 1 — Venice. A court of justice (44% in)

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