2. Shakespeare's Fools
Name the Shakespeare play given the fool, knave, clown (or funny guy) and the text.
HAPPY FACE :O)
There were no wrong answers on this one. I took 2 different quotes from the same play, but only 1 of you picked up the second one.
I accepted the wrong spelling of A Midsummer's Night Dream (sic), but be careful next time.
A. Lord, what fools these mortals be! (Puck)
A Midsummer Night's Dream — 9 responses
H. Give me leave. Here lies the water; good: here stands the man; good; if the man go to this water, and drown himself, it is, will he, nill he, he goes,--mark you that; but if the water come to him and drown him, he drowns not himself: argal, he that is not guilty of his own death shortens not his own life (Gravedigger)
Hamlet — 5 responses
I. To be ruled by my conscience I should stay with the Jew my master, who, God bless the mark, is a kind of devil. And to run away from the Jew I should be ruled by the fiend, who, saving your reverence, is the devil himself (Launcelot Gobbo)
The Merchant of Venice — 4 responses
C. Well, God give them wisdom that have it; and those that are fools, let them use their talents (Feste)
Twelfth Night — 2 responses
D. He's mad, that trusts in the tameness of a wolf, a horse's health, a boy's love, or a whore's oath (The Fool)
King Lear — 2 responses
F. A good sherris-sack hath a twofold operation in it. It ascends me into the brain, dries me there all the foolish and dull and crudy vapors which environ it, makes it apprehensive, quick, forgetive, full of nimble, fiery, and delectable shapes, which, delivered o'er to the voice, the tongue, which is the birth, becomes excellent wit (Falstaff)
Henry IV — 2 responses
B. The more pity, that fools may not speak wisely what wise men do foolishly (Touchstone)
As You Like It — Singleton!
E. I have had a most rare vision. I have had a dream past the wit of man to say what dream it was. Man is but an ass if he go about t’expound this dream (Bottom)
A Midsummer Night's Dream — Singleton!
G. Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows (Trinculo)