Much Ado About Nothing

by: William Shakespeare

Act IV, scenes i-ii

1

There, Leonato, take her back again. Give not this rotten orange to your friend. She’s but the sign and semblance of her honor. Behold how like a maid she blushes here! (A4,S1)

2

O Fate! Take not away thy heavy hand! Death is the fairest cover for her shame That may be wished for. (A4,S1)

3

Prince John is this morning secretly stolen away. Hero was in this manner accused, in this very manner refused, and upon the grief of this, suddenly died. (A4,S2)