A Midsummer Night’s Dream Quote Test

“Four days will quickly steep themselves in night; Four nights will quickly dream away the time” Hippolyta
“Love looks not with the eyes but with the mind so therefore winged Cupid is painted blind.” Helena
“Stir up the Athenian youth to merriments. Away the pert and nimble spirit of mirth.” Theseus
“I wooed thee with my sword and won thy love doing thee injuries.” Theseus
“Full of vexation come I, with complaint” Egeus
“I do intreat your grace to pardon me. I know not by what power I am made bold.” Hermia
“Question your desires. Know of your youth. Examine well your blood.” Theseus
“Scornful Lysaner! true, he hath my love, and what is mine my love shall render him.” Egeus
“Demetrius, I’ll avouch it to his head, Made love to Nedar’s daughter Helena.” Lysander
“War, death, or sickness did lay to siege to it, making it momentany as a sound, swift as a shadow, short as any dream.” Lysander
“The most lamentable comedy, and most cruel death of Pyramus and Thisbe.” Quince
“If I do it, let the audience look to their eyes; I will move storms.” Bottom
“I’ll speak in a monstrous little voice, ‘Thisne, Thisne;’ ‘Ah, Pyramus, my lover dear! thy Thisbe dear, and lady dear!'” Bottom
“If it be, give it me, for I am slow of study.” Snug
“I will roar you as gently as any sucking dove; I will roar you an’t were any nightingale.” Bottom
“Over hill, over dale, thorough bush, thorough brier, over park, over pale.” Fairy
“Thou speak’st aright; I am the merry wanderer of the night.” Puck
“Fairies, skip hence: I have forsworn his bed and company.” Titania
“Tarry, rash wanton: am not I thy lord.” Oberon
“These are the forgeries of jealousy: and never, since the middle summer’s spring, met we on hill, in dale, forest, or mead” Titania
“Do you amend it, then; it lies in you” Oberon
“Set your heart at rest: the fairy land buys not the child of me.” Titania
“Not for thy fairy kingdom. Fairies, away.” Titania
“Why should Titania cross her Oberon? I do but beg a little changeling boy, To be my henchman.” Oberon
“Methinks, mistress, you should have little reason for that.” Bottom
“And pluck the wings from painted butterflies, to fan the moonbeams from his sleeping eyes.” Titania
“A privilege, never to see me more. And from thy hated presence part I so: See me no more, whether he be dead no.” Hermia
“If thou hast slain Lysander in his sleep, Being o’er shoes in blood, plunge in the deep, And kill me too.” Hermia
“Out, dog! out, cur! thou drivest me past the bound of maiden’s patience.” Hermia
“Lord, what fools these mortals be!” Puck
“And those things do best please me That befal preposterously.” Puck
“What love could press Lysander from my side?” Hermia
“Hang off, thou cat, thou burr! vile thing, let loose or I will shake thee from me like a serpent!” Lysander
“When they next wake, all this derision shall seem a dream and fruitless vision.” Oberon
“I had rather have a handful or two of dried peas.” Bottom
“But, I pray you, let none of your people stir me: I have an exposition of sleep come upon me.” Bottom
“Trip we after nights shade. We the globe can compass soon, swifter than the wandering moon.” Oberon
“What angel wakes me from my flowery bed?” Titania
“I see their knavery: this is to make an ass of me; to fright me, if they could. Bottom
“I pray you all, stand up.” Theseus
“Half sleeping, half waking: but as yet, I swear, I cannot truly say how I came here.” Lysander
“But by some power it is, -my love to Hermia, Melted as the snow.” Demetrius
“Egeus, I will overbear your will; For in the temple, by and by, with us these couples shall eternally be knit.” Theseus
“These things seem small and undistinguishable, like far-off mountains turned into clouds.” Demetrius
“God’s my life, stolen hence, and left me asleep!” Bottom
“I have had a dream, past the wit of man to say what dream it was.” Bottom
“The eye of man hath not heard, the ear of man hath not seen, man’s hand is not able to taste, his tongue to conceive, nor his heart to report what my dream was.” Bottom
“I will sing it in the latter end of a play, before the Duke: peradventure, to make it more gracious, I shall sing it at her death.” Bottom
“More strange than true: I never may believe these antique fables, nor these fairy toys.” Theseus
” ‘T is strange, my Theseus, that these lovers speak of.” Hippolyta
“Lovers and madmen have such seething brains, such shaping fantasies, that apprehend more than cool reason ever comprehends.” Theseus
“Joy, gentle friends! joy and fresh days of love accompany your hearts!” Theseus
“Merry and tragical! tedious and brief! That is, hot ice and wondrous strange snow.” Theseus
“Which, when I saw rehearsed, I must confess, made mine eyes water; but more merry tears.” Philostrate
“Which is as brief as I have known a play; But by ten words, my lord, it is too long, which makes it tedious.” Philostrate
“How shall we find the concord of this discord? Theseus
“Hard-handed men, that work in Athens here, which never labour’d in their minds till now.” Philostrate
“I will hear that play.” Theseus
“For never any thing can be amiss, when simpleness and duty tender it.” Theseus
“If we offend, it is with our good will. That you should think, we come not to offend, but with good will.” Quince
“Indeed he hath played on his prologue like a child on a recorder; a sound, but not in government.” Hippolyta
“Whereat, with blade, with bloody blameful blade, he bravely broach’d his boiling bloody breast.” Quince
“Would you desire lime and hair to speak better?” Theseus
“My cherry lips have often kiss’d thy stones, thy stones with lime and hair knit up in thee.” Thisbe or Flute
“I see a voice: now will I to the chink, to spy an I can hear my Thisbe’s face.” Pyramus or Bottom
“O, kiss me through the while of this vile wall!” Pyramus or Bottom
“This is the silliest stuff that ever I heard.” Hippolyta
“The best in this kind are but shadows; and the worst are no worse, if imagination ament them.” Theseus
“For his valour cannot carry his discretion; and the fox carries the goose.” Demetrius
“Well shone, moon. Truly, the moon shines with a good grace.” Hippolyta
“O dainty duck! O dear! Thy mantle good, what, stain’d with blood!” Pyramus or Bottom
“Since lion vile hath here deflower’d my dear: which is-no, no- which was the fairest dame.” Pyramus or Bottom
“Now, until the break of day, through this house each fairy stray.” Oberon
“Trip away; make no stay; meet me all by break of day.” Oberon
“If we shadows have offended think but this, and all is mended, that you have but slumber’d here, while these visions did appear. Puck