Much Ado About Nothing

by: William Shakespeare

Act I, scene i

1

A victory is twice itself when the achiever brings home full numbers. I find here that Don Pedro hath bestowed much honor on a young Florentine called Claudio.

2

You must not, sir, mistake my niece. There is a kind of merry war betwixt Signor Benedick and her. They never meet but there’s a skirmish of wit between them.

3

If thou dost love fair Hero, cherish it, And I will break with her and with her father, And thou shalt have her.