The Revenger's Tragedy

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The Revenger's Tragedy is an English language Jacobean revenge tragedy, formerly attributed to Cyril Tourneur but now generally recognized as the work of Thomas Middleton. It was performed in 1606, and published in 1607 by George Eld.

Vindice, Act II : Tis no shame to be bad, because 'tis common

Vindice: Duke, royal lecher; go grey-haired adultury

Vindice: his Duchess, that will do with devil

Lussurioso: The world's divided into knaves and fools

Spurio: So deadly do I loathe him for my birth

Supervacuo: Fear not, we'll have a trick to set you free

Supervacuo: Faiths are bought and sold

Duke: My hairs are white, and yet my sins are green

Vindice: see, ladies, with false forms, You deceive men but cannot deceive worms

Vindice: A man that were for evil only good

Vindice: Their sex is easy in belief