1. Standard memberWulebgr
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    16 Nov '05 16:21
    My lord Sebastian,
    The truth you speak doth lack some gentleness
    And time to speak it in: you rub the sore,
    When you should bring the plaster.

    Gonzalo

    Now the Quiz:

    This passage
    a. reveals Gonzalo's spiritual confusion, as only Jesus is lord
    b. provides irony because Sebastian proves wrong, thus oblivious to the truth
    c. uses archaic words designed to confuse
    d. offers counsel that comfort and truth are needed in different doses at differnet times
  2. London
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    16 Nov '05 17:08
    Originally posted by Wulebgr
    My lord Sebastian,
    The truth you speak doth lack some gentleness
    And time to speak it in: you rub the sore,
    When you should bring the plaster.

    Gonzalo

    Now the Quiz:

    This passage
    a. reveals Gonzalo's spiritual confusion, as only Jesus is lord
    b. provides irony because Sebastian proves wrong, thus oblivious to the truth
    c. uses archaic words de ...[text shortened]... nfuse
    d. offers counsel that comfort and truth are needed in different doses at differnet times
    ?
  3. Joined
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    16 Nov '05 17:10
    Originally posted by Wulebgr
    My lord Sebastian,
    The truth you speak doth lack some gentleness
    And time to speak it in: you rub the sore,
    When you should bring the plaster.

    Gonzalo

    Now the Quiz:

    This passage
    a. reveals Gonzalo's spiritual confusion, as only Jesus is lord
    b. provides irony because Sebastian proves wrong, thus oblivious to the truth
    c. uses archaic words de ...[text shortened]... nfuse
    d. offers counsel that comfort and truth are needed in different doses at differnet times
    I'll bite. D.) is the best answer.
    The speaker is saying that Sebastian is being too harshly truthful, and should be trying to smooth over matters rather than brutefully speaking truth at this point. The truth can come out later, perhaps.
  4. Standard memberWulebgr
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    16 Nov '05 18:02
    Originally posted by lucifershammer
    ?
    Read The Tempest
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