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Much Ado About Nothing plot storyboard Act 1 Scene 1

A messenger announces the return of Don Leonato reads on the report that Claudio, Beatrice asks whether Benedick has returned
Pedro and his triumphant army to Messina. from Florence, has been particularly praised. from the wars.

Don Pedro of Aragon comes this night to


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The messenger reports that Benedick has Leonato explains that Beatrice and Beatrice describes Benedick as being like a
returned safely and is a good soldier. Benedicks personalities have clashed for disease who will infect Claudio if he chooses
some time. him as a friend.

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Don Pedro, Claudio, Benedick, Balthasar and Beatrice and Benedick share their scorn of Beatrice and Benedick end this round of their
Don John return from the wars. They love by exchanging sharp-toothed words. merry war.
comment that Hero looks very like her father.

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You always end with a jades trick: I know you of old. You always end with a jades trick: I know you of old.

Truly, the lady fathers herself. (To HERO) Be happy, Truly, the lady fathers herself. (To HERO) Be happy,
lady; for you are like an honourable father. lady; for you are like an honourable father.

I pray you, is Signior Mountanto returned from the wars, I pray you, is Signior Mountanto returned from the wars,
or no? or no?

He is sooner caught than the pestilence, and the taker He is sooner caught than the pestilence, and the taker
runs presently mad. God help the noble Claudio! If he runs presently mad. God help the noble Claudio! If he
have caught the Benedick, it will cost him a thousand have caught the Benedick, it will cost him a thousand
pound ere a be cured. pound ere a be cured.

I find here that Don Pedro hath bestowed much honour I find here that Don Pedro hath bestowed much honour
on a young Florentine called Claudio. on a young Florentine called Claudio.

A bird of my tongue is better than a beast of yours. A bird of my tongue is better than a beast of yours.

He hath done good service, lady, in these wars. He hath done good service, lady, in these wars.

There is a kind of merry war betwixt Signior Benedick and There is a kind of merry war betwixt Signior Benedick
her. They never meet but theres a skirmish of wit and her. They never meet but theres a skirmish of wit
between them. between them.

Don Pedro of Aragon comes this night to Messina. Don Pedro of Aragon comes this night to Messina.

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