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“He [that is, Antonio] hath disgraced me, and hindered me half a million—laughed at my losses, mocked at my gains, scorned my nation, thwarted my bargains, cooled my friends, heated mine enemies—what’s his reason? I am a Jew. Hath not a Jew eyes?” (Merchant of Venice, 3.1.42-46)
The above lines were borrowed from the famous speech made by Shylock in William Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice. This speech by Shylock was his attempt at demonstrating his humanity and to encourage the audience to sympathize with his condition as a ...