The Crucible Quotes

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"Abigail: Uncle, we did dance; let you tell them I confessed it - and I'll be whipped if I must be. But they're speakin' of witch-craft. Betty's not witched."
Act I, p. 10


"Parris, to the point: Abigail, is there any other cause than you have told me, for your being discharged from Goody Proc-tor's service? I have heard it said, and I tell you as I heard it, that she comes so rarely to the church this year for she will not sit so close to something soiled. What signified that remark?"
Act I, p. 12


"Mrs. Putnam, with vicious certainty: I'd not call it sick; the Devil's touch is heavier than sick. It's death, y'know, it's death drivin' into them, forked and hoofed."
Act I, p. 13


"Abigail: Now look you. All of you. We danced. And Tituba conjured Ruth Putnam's dead sisters. And that is all. And mark this...

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