Gold reads: "Who chooseth me shall gain what many men desire" (2.7.5).

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A garden at Portia’s house. Belmont. The Prince reads the inscriptions on all the caskets. his man that was: former servant. Summary and Analysis Act II: Scene 5 Summary Preparing to leave for Bassanio's dinner party, to which he has accepted an invitation after all, Shylock encounters Launcelot, who … Before Shylock’s house. Belmont. The silver casket has, "Who chooseth me shall get as much as he deserves" (2.7.7).

This page contains the original text of Act 3, Scene 2 of The Merchant of Venice.Shakespeare’s original The Merchant of Venice text is extremely long, so we’ve split the text into one Scene per page. Scene 5. Portia tells him to make his choice. Read Act 2, Scene 7 of Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, side-by-side with a translation into Modern English.

Start studying Merchant of Venice act 2. A room in PORTIA’S house. All Acts and Scenes are listed on the The Merchant of Venice text page, or linked to from the bottom of this page.. ACT 3. Lorenzo and Jessica, still at Belmont, sit outside and enjoy the night.They compare the night to the stories of Troilus and Cressida, Pyramus and Thisbe, and Dido and Aeneus, and then extend the analogy to their own love affair.They are interrupted by Stefano, who tells them that Portia is returning home with Nerissa. (Launcelot; Jessica; Lorenzo) Launcelot and Jessica meet again and trade barbs, the servant insisting that she is damned for not being a Christian. SCENE 2. Scene 5. Act V, Scene One. The Prince of Morocco is brought into a room containing three caskets, gold, silver and lead. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Summary; Act 1 scene 1; Act 1 scene 2; Act 1 Scene 3; Act 2 Scene 1; Act 2 Scene 2; Act 2 Scene 3; Act 2 Scene 4; Act 2 Scene 5; Act 2 Scene 6; Act 2 Scene 7; More; Treasure Trove; History; More. Full text, summaries, illustrations, guides for reading, and more. [LAUNCELOT,] his man that was, the Clown. Venice. The Merchant of Venice: Act 2, Scene 5 Enter [SHYLOCK the] Jew and. (Shylock; Launcelot; Jessica) Shylock bids a grumpy farewell to Launcelot as he prepares to leave for dinner at Bassanio’s, predicting that the servant will not find life so easy with another master.