"So shines a good deed in a weary world." is in what Shakespeare play?

"How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world." -William Shakespeare

what play is this quote from???

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  • ck1
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago
    Best Answer

    It's The Merchant of Venice, Act 5, Scene I:

    Portia:

    "That light we see is burning in my hall.

    How far that little candle throws his beams!

    So shines a good deed in a naughty world."

    See: http://www.online-literature.com/shakespeare/merch...

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  • kealey
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    3 years ago

    So Shines A Good Deed

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  • 4 years ago

    Willy Wonka does say something similar after Charlie puts the ever lasting gobstopper on Wonka's desk. "So shines a good deed in a weary world."

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    I am going to say A Midsummers Nights Dream.

    Dam you below for looking it up...I was sure it was a faerie.

  • Jim L
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    Yes, Merchant of Venice.

    The word 'naughty' meant 'worthless' in those days.

    Compare AV Bible - 'the naughty figs', 'the naughtiness of your hearts', etc.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Sounds Willy Wonkaish. But I agree it is Midsummers Night Dream. Probably said by a faerie after everyone is asleep.

  • 1 decade ago

    Not sure... but Willy Wanka said a quote that was pretty close to that!

  • aida
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    ck1 is right.

    Source(s): Taught both plays--it's definitely The Merchant of Venice.
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