Portia And Nerissa Famous Quotes & Sayings

2 Portia And Nerissa Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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PORTIA
So doth the greater glory dim the less:
A substitute shines brightly as a king
Unto the king be by, and then his state
Empties itself, as doth an inland brook
Into the main of waters. Music! hark!

NERISSA
It is your music, madam, of the house.

PORTIA
Nothing is good, I see, without respect:
Methinks it sounds much sweeter than by day.

NERISSA
Silence bestows that virtue on it, madam.

PORTIA
The crow doth sing as sweetly as the lark,
When neither is attended, and I think
The nightingale, if she should sing by day,
When every goose is cackling, would be thought
No better a musician than the wren.
How many things by season season'd are
To their right praise and true perfection!
Peace, ho! the moon sleeps with Endymion
And would not be awaked.

- Acte V, Scene 1
William Shakespeare Portia And Nerissa Sayings By William Shakespeare: PORTIASo doth the greater glory dim the less:A substitute shines brightly as a kingUnto the
Dancing?", ventured Portia. "I do so prefer dancing to suffering, don't you, Nerissa?"
"You speak as if one must choose one over another. For every gentleman who has turned you around a ballroom can attest, dancing and suffering can be partners in step.
Christopher Moore Portia And Nerissa Sayings By Christopher Moore: Dancing?", ventured Portia. "I do so prefer dancing to suffering, don't you, Nerissa?""You speak as