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Shakespeare.

God shall mend my soul.

ROMEO AND JULIET, i. 5.

Fare thee well; and God have mercy upon one of our souls !

TWELFTH NIGHT, iii. 4.

My comfort is, that Heaven will take our souls,
And plague injustice with the pains of hell.

RICHARD II. iii. l.

God in mercy so deal with my soul,
As I, in duty, love my king and country!

2 HENRY VI. i. 3.

Sweet rest his soul !
Fly, lords, and save yourselves, for Warwick bids
You all farewell !—to meet again in Heaven.

3 HENRY VI. v. 2.

God have mercy on his soul !
And of all christian souls, I pray God!

HAMLET, iv. 5.

God take mercy on brave Talbot's soul !

1 HENRY VI. iv. 3.

In simple and pure soul I come to you.

OTHELLO, I. 1.

Sheba was never
More covetous of wisdom, and fair virtue,
Than this pure soul shall be.

HENRY VIII. v. 4.

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RELIGIOUS AND MORAL SENTENCES FROM

Shakespeare.

Thus war hath given thee peace : for thou art still.-
Peace with his soul, Heaven, if it be Thy will !

2 HENRY VI. v. 2.

Never come such division 'tween our souls !

JULIUS CÆSAR, iv. 3.

Now have I paid my vow unto his soul.

I HENRY VI. ii. 2.

0, villains, vipers, damn’d without redemption !

* * Three Judases ; each one thrice worse than Judas ! * * * Terrible hell make war Upon their spotted souls for this offence !

RICHARD II. iii, 2.

Arm you against your other enemies ;
I'll make a peace between your soul and you.

KING John, iv. 2.
It is too late ; the life of all his blood
Is touch'd corruptibly; and his pure brain
(Which some suppose the soul's frail dwelling-house)
Doth, by the idle comments that it makes,
Foretell the ending of mortality.

KING JOHN, v. 7.

Shadows to-night
Have struck more terror to the soul of Richard
Than can the substance of ten thousand soldiers.

RICHARD III. v. 3.

Shakespeare.

By Heaven, he shall not have a Scot of them!
No, if a Scot would save his soul, he shall not.

1 HENRY IV. i. 3.

I do not set my life at a pin's fee ;
And, for my soul, what can it do to that,
Being a thing immortal ?

HAMLET, i. 4.

The immortal part needs a physician ; but that moves not him : though that be sick, it dies not.

2 HENRY IV. ii. 2.

Thy souls flight,
If it find Heaven, must find it out to-night.

MACBETH, iii. 1.

The soul and body rive not more in parting,
Than greatness going off.

ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA, iv. 11.

There 's not the smallest orb which thou behold’st,
But in his motion like an angel sings ;
Such harmony is in immortal souls.

MERCHANT OF VENICE, v. 1.

Since thou hast far to go, bear not along
The clogging burden of a guilty soul.

RICHARD II. i. 3.

Shakespeare.

He is the very soul of bounty !

TIMON OF ATHENS, i, 2.

That in his reprieve, Longer, or shorter, he may be so fitted, That his soul sicken not.

MEASURE FOR MEASURE, ii. 4.

In mercy, thou wilt mind
Thy followers of repentance, that their souls
May make a peaceful and a sweet retire.

HENRY V. iv. 3.

Sirrah, thou art said to have a stubborn soul,
That apprehends no further than this world,
And squar’st thy life according.

MEASURE FOR MEASURE, v. 1.

The conjunction of our inward souls, Married in league, coupled and link'd together, With all religious strength of sacred vows.

KING JOHN, iii, 1.

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That is to see how deep my grave is made:
For, with his soul, fled all my worldly solace ;
For seeing him, I see my life in death.

2 HENRY VI. iii. 1.

As you wish christian peace to souls departed,
Stand these poor people's friend.

HENRY VIII. iv. 2.

Shakespeare.

To move wild laughter in the throat of death ?
It cannot be !—it is impossible :
Mirth cannot move a soul in agony.

LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST, v. 2.

Often did I strive
To yield the ghost : but still the envious flood
Kept in my soul, and would not let it forth.

RICHARD III. i. 4.

Speak no more:
Thou turn'st mine eyes into my very soul ;
And there I see such black and grained spots
As will not leave their tinct.

HAMLET, iii. 4.

Whose soul is that which takes her heavy leave ?
A deadly groan, like life and death's departing:-

3 HENRY VI. ii. 6.

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