22 October, 2021

The 10 Best Shakespearean Burns

I wonder that you still be talking, Signior Benedick: nobody marks you.”

Much Ado About Nothing Beatrice-and-Benedick

Here Beatrice is enquiring as to why Benedick is still talking, as nobody cares to listen.

This is the first quarrel between the two characters and sets the tone for the wonderful ‘thrust and parry’ verbal jousting that the pair shares.


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