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  1. O, she says nothing, sir, but weeps and weeps, and now falls on her bed, and then starts up (Nurse, Romeo and Juliet 3.3.98-99)

O wall, O sweet, O lovely wall

  1. Claudio
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    Sweet Hero! Now thy image doth appear In the rare semblance that I loved it first. 5.1.241-2

  2. Claudio
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    Done to death by slanderous tongues Was the Hero that here lies: Death, in guerdon of her wrongs, Gives her fame which never dies. So the life that died with shame Lives in death with glorious fame. Hang thou there upon the tomb, Praising her when I am dumb. Now, music, sound, and sing your solemn hymn. 5.3.3-8

  3. Leonato
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    Death is the fairest cover for her shame That may be wished for. 4.1.116-4

  4. Friar Francis
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    I have marked A thousand blushing apparitions To start into her face, a thousand innocent shames In angel whiteness beat away those blushes; And in her eye there hath appeared a fire To burn the errors that these princes hold Against her maiden truth. 4.1.158-164

  5. Beatrice
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    O, on my soul, my cousin is belied! 4.1.146

  6. Claudio
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    O Hero, what a Hero hadst thou been, If half thy outward graces had been placed About thy thoughts and counsels of thy heart! But fare thee well, most foul, most fair. Farewell Thou pure impiety and impious purity. For thee I'll lock up all the gates of love, And on my eyelids shall conjecture hang To turn all beauty into thoughts of harm, And never shall it more be gracious. 4.1.100-108

  7. Claudio
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    What man was he talked with you yesternight Out at your window betwixt twelve and one? Now, if you are a maid, answer to this. 4.1.83-85

  8. Claudio
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    Silence is the perfectest herald of joy; I were but little happy if I could say how much. Lady, as you are mine, I am yours. I give away myself for you and dote upon the exchange. 2.1.281-284

  9. Beatrice
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    it is my cousin's duty to make curtsy and say 'Father, as it please you.' But yet for all that, cousin, let him be a handsome fellow, or else make another curtsy and say 'Father, as it please me.' 2.1.46-49

  10. Leonato
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    Daughter, remember what I told you. If the prince do solicit you in that kind, you know your answer. 2.1.58-60

"Who can blot that name with any just reproach?"

4.1.80-1

Title: Daughter to Leonato

Sex: female

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Messina

Job: Lady of the house

Often called: "gentle Hero" or "sweet Hero"

About me: "I am yours for the walk; and especially when I walk away." (2.1.79)

Interests: "I will do any modest office ... to help my cousin to a good husband." (2.1.346-7)