Measure For Measure

  • Measure for Measure: Act 1, Scene 1

  • Vienna. An apartment in the Duke’s palace.

  • (Duke; Escalus; Lords; Attendants; Angelo)

  • Enter Duke, Escalus, Lords, and Attendants.

  • Profile Picture of Vincentio, the Duke in Measure For Measure

    Vincentio, the Duke

    Escalus.

  • Profile Picture of Escalus in Measure For Measure

    Escalus

    My lord.

  • Profile Picture of Vincentio, the Duke in Measure For Measure

    Vincentio, the Duke

    Of government the properties to unfold

  • Would seem in me t’ affect speech and discourse,

  • Since I am put to know that your own science

  • Exceeds, in that, the lists of all advice

  • My strength can give you. Then no more remains

  • But that, to your sufficiency, as your worth is able,

  • Profile Picture of Vincentio, the Duke in Measure For Measure

    Vincentio, the Duke

    And let them work. The nature of our people,

  • Our city’s institutions, and the terms

  • For common justice, y’ are as pregnant in

  • As art and practice hath enriched any

  • That we remember. There is our commission,

  • From which we would not have you warp. Call hither,

  • Profile Picture of Vincentio, the Duke in Measure For Measure

    Vincentio, the Duke

    I say, bid come before us Angelo.

  • Exit an Attendant.