Act IV, Scene 6 Street near the city gate. 

Enter ISABELLA and MARIANA

 

ISABELLA To speak so indirectly I am loath:
I would say the truth; but to accuse him so,
That is your part: yet I am advised to do it;
He says, to veil full purpose.
MARIANA Be ruled by him.
ISABELLA Besides, he tells me that, if peradventure
He speak against me on the adverse side,
I should not think it strange; for 'tis a physic
That's bitter to sweet end.
MARIANA I would Friar Peter--
ISABELLA O, peace! the friar is come.
  [Enter FRIAR PETER]
FRIAR PETER Come, I have found you out a stand most fit,
Where you may have such vantage on the duke,
He shall not pass you. Twice have the trumpets sounded;
The generous and gravest citizens
Have hent the gates, and very near upon
The duke is entering: therefore, hence, away!
  [Exeunt]

 

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Act III, Scene 1 A room in the prison.

Act I, Scene 1 An apartment in the DUKE'S palace.

Act III, Scene 2 The street before the prison.

Act I, Scene 2 A Street

Act IV, Scene 1 The moated grange at ST. LUKE's.

Act I, Scene 3 A monastery

Act IV, Scene 2 A room in the prison.

Act I, Scene 4 A nunnery.

Act IV, Scene 3 Another room in the same.

Act II, Scene 1 A hall In ANGELO's house.

Act IV, Scene 4 A room in ANGELO's house.

Act II, Scene 2 Another room in the same.

Act IV, Scene 5 Fields without the town.

Act II, Scene 3 A room in a prison. Act IV, Scene 6 A street near the city gate.

Act II, Scene 4 A room in ANGELO's house.

Act V Scene 1 The city gate.

 

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