The Crucible Act I 1. “No one can really know what their [Puritans] lives were like.

They had no novelists and would not have permitted anyone to read a novel if one were handy.” (Opening narrative)

2. “Long-held hatreds of neighbors could now be openly expressed, and vengeance taken, despite the Bible’s charitable injunctions.” (Opening narrative)

3. “‘Whatever abominations you have done, give me all of it now; for I dare not be taken unaware when I go before them down there.’” (Parris)

4. “‘Did you consult the wardens before you called the minister to look for devils?’” (Proctor)

5. “‘I’ve heard you to be a sensible man, Mr. Hale. I hope you’ll leave some of it in Salem.’” (Proctor)

Act II 1. “‘The noose is up.’” (Elizabeth)


“‘Theology, sir is a fortress; no crack in a fortress may be accounted small.’” (Hale)

3. “‘And why not if they must hang for denyin’ it? There are them that will swear to anything before they’ll hang; have you never thought of that?’” (Proctor)

“‘Man you will hang! You cannot…’” – Hale “‘I can. but naked now. we will burn together.Proctor 3..Danforth 3. that I can. Aye naked! And the wind. “‘Is every defense an attack upon the court?’”. God forgive I take that from him. “‘. will blow!’” (Proctor) ACT III 1.’” – Danforth to Proctor 2.’”. “‘We burn a hot fire here. You’ll burn for this.too. And always plaintiff..I am thirty-three time in court in my life. do you know it?’” (Giles) 5. it melts down all concealment.’”. “‘Now Hell and Heaven grapple on our backs.Proctor 2.we are only what we always were. “‘ The pure in heart need no lawyers. God’s icy wind. leave me my name!’”. “‘God damns our kind especially.’” – Giles to Danforth 5. Ezekiel that an honest tailor who might have gone to Heaven must burn in Hell. “‘It’s a pity. and all our old pretense is ripped away!.4. and we will burn. “‘He have his goodness now.Hale 4.’”..Elizabeth . And there’s your first marvel.’”.. “‘Because it is my name! Because I cannot get another in my life! … I have given you my soul.Proctor to Danforth Act IV 1.

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