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" I will be bound to pay it ten times o'er, On forfeit of my hands, my head, my heart: If this will not suffice, it must appear That malice bears down truth. And I beseech you, Wrest once the law to your authority: To do a great right, do a little wrong,... "
Much ado about nothing. The marchant of Venice. Love's labour lost. As you ... - Page 167
by William Shakespeare - 1747
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Frameworks: Conflict in Balance

Mark Moorstein - 2004 - 0 pages
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Studies in English Literature

William Swinton - 2005 - 676 pages
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Kill All the Lawyers?: Shakespeare's Legal Appeal

Daniel Kornstein - 2005 - 274 pages
...Shylock's definition of law. Asking Portia to make an exception, Bassanio begs: And I beseech you, Wrest once the law to your authority. To do a great right,...little wrong, And curb this cruel devil of his will. (4.1.211-14) Bassanio here seems to concede that it would be "wrong" not to enforce the contract, though...
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Flying Too High: Phryne Fisher's Murder Mysteries 2

Kerry Greenwood - 2005 - 192 pages
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The Merchant of Venice: Webster's French Thesaurus

ICON Reference - 2006 - 140 pages
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The Merchant of Venice: Webster's Chinese-simplified Thesaurus Edition

ICON Reference - 2006 - 136 pages
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The Merchant of Venice

William Shakespeare - 2006 - 167 pages
...not suffice, it must appear That malice bears down109 truth. And I beseech you1 10 Wrest once1 1 1 the law to your authority. To do a great right, do a little wrong, And curb this cruel divel of his will. 215 Portia It must not be, there is no power in Venice Can alter a decree established.112...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro - 2006 - 1067 pages
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A Critical Introduction to Law and Literature

Kieran Dolin - 2007
...the loss of a life. Bassanio appeals to Portia for what Aristotle calls 'a special ordinance': 'Wrest once the law to your authority; / To do a great right, do a little wrong' (4.1.211—12). Portia's appeal for mercy likewise draws on the discourse of equity: T have spoke thus...
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On Shakspeare's Knowledge and Use of the Bible

Charles Wordsworth - 2008 - 384 pages
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