The Merchant of Venice

by: William Shakespeare

Act III, scenes i-ii

Quotes Act III, scenes i-ii
There is more difference between thy flesh and hers than between jet and ivory, more between your bloods than there is between there is between red wine and Rhenish. (III.i.)
Hath not a Jew eyes? Hath not a Jew hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections, passions? Fed with the same food, hurt with the same weapons, subject to the same diseases, healed by the same means, warmed and cooled by the same winter and summer as a Christian is? If you prick us, do we not bleed? If you tickle us, do we not laugh? If you poison us, do we not die? And if you wrong, us, shall we not revenge? (III.i.)
There is no vice so simple but assumes
Some mark of virtue on his outward parts. (III.ii.)