the crucible quotes

English 2
Mr. Horner
The Crucible: Act Four
Identify explain the meaning of 10 of the following quotes.
Write in ink on looseleaf.
1.) Page 122
“A pair of bluebirds wingin’ southerly, the
two of us! Oh, it be a grand transformation.”
2.) Page 125
“There be so many cows wanderin’ the
highroads, now their masters are in the jails; and much
disagreement who they will belong to now.”
“My niece, sir, my niece – I believe she has
3.) Page 126
4.) Page 127
“I tell you what is said here, sir. Andover
have thrown out the court, they say, and will have no part
of witchcraft.”
5.) Page 128
“Now Mr. Hale’s returned, there is hope, I
think – for if he bring even one of these to God, that
confession surely damns the others in the public eye, and
none may doubt more that they are all linked to Hell.”
6.) Page 128
“You cannot hang this sort. There is danger
for me. I dare not step outside at night.”
7.) Page 129
“I will not receive a single plea for pardon or
8.) Page 130
“Excellency, there are orphans wandering
from house to house… and no mans knows when the
harlots’cry will end his life – and you wonder yet if
rebellion’s spoke?”
9.) Page 131
“There is blood on my head! Can you not
see the blood on my head!!”
“Let you not mistake your duty as I mistook
10.) Page 132
my own.”
11.) Page 135
“Great stones they lay upon his chest until
he plead aye or nay.”
12.) Page 137
“It needs a cold wife to prompt lechery.”
13.) Page 137
“Forgive me, forgive me, John – I never
knew such goodness in the world!”
14.) Page 139
“Mr. Proctor, have you seen the Devil in
your life?”
“Oh John – God send his mercy on you!”
15.) Page 140
16.) Page 141
“I speak my own sins; I cannot judge
another. I have no tongue for it.”
17.) Page 142
“I have confessed myself! Is there no good
penitence but it be public… It is no part of salvation that
you should use me!”
“I have given you my soul, leave me my
18.) Page 143
19.) Page 144
20.) Page 145
“Tears pleasure them! Show honor now,
show a stony heart and sink them with it!”
“He have his goodness now.”