Shakespeare on prevarication
June 21, 2011 12:35 PM   Subscribe

Trying to find this Shakespeare passage: two guards talking idly, something about prevaricators being first in line for hell, etc. Ring a bell for anyone? thanks!
posted by the mad poster! to Media & Arts (4 answers total)
My first thought was the porter scene in Macbeth, but it's only one person. Here's a link to the scene.
posted by lassie at 12:41 PM on June 21, 2011

Might you be thinking of the Porter in MacBeth?
posted by EmpressCallipygos at 12:42 PM on June 21, 2011

ooh you have it!! I did have a sense it was in Macbeth but the word prevaricator instead of equivocator threw off my searches
posted by the mad poster! at 12:44 PM on June 21, 2011

My favorite alcohol description!
Drink, sir, is a great provoker of three things . . . nose-painting, sleep, and urine. Lechery, sir, it provokes, and unprovokes; it provokes the desire, but it takes away the performance.
posted by maryr at 5:53 PM on June 21, 2011

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