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" How like a fawning publican he looks! I hate him for he is a Christian : But more for that, in low simplicity, He lends out money gratis, and brings down The rate of usance here with us in Venice. "
The Dramatic Works - Page 185
by William Shakespeare - 1831
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Shakespeare in Performance: A Collection of Essays

Frank Occhiogrosso - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 147 pages
...at the trial. Shylock reveals his motives in an early aside to the audience, when he spies Antonio: I hate him for he is a Christian: But more, for that...us in Venice. If I can catch him once upon the hip, l will feed fat the ancient grudge I bear him. (l.3.34-39)3 By the l590s, of course, Jews who openly...
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A Case for Shylock: Around the World with Shakespeare's Jew

Gareth Armstrong - Drama - 2004 - 211 pages
...infamous lines in their attempt to make him more sympathetic, including this speech: PLAYING WITH PARANOIA I hate him for he is a Christian, But more for that...hip, I will feed fat the ancient grudge I bear him ...! I couldn't help feeling in retrospect that that was cheating. Olivier's performance is most famous...
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2003 Lectures

History - 2004 - 476 pages
...to back the request of his friend Bassanio for a loan of three thousand ducats from a Jewish banker. How like a fawning publican he looks. I hate him for...and brings down The rate of usance here with us in Venice.1 Historians, I know, must be wary of citing Shakespeare for their purposes. They are famous...
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