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Question of the Day: CLEP English Literature

Passage adapted from The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare, IV.i.2125-2146 (1596)

(This monologue is delivered by Portia.)

The quality of mercy is not strain'd, 
It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven 
Upon the place beneath: it is twice blest; 
It blesseth him that gives and him that takes: 
'Tis mightiest in the mightiest: it becomes 
The throned monarch better than his crown; 
His scepter shows the force of temporal power, 
The attribute to awe and majesty, 
Wherein doth sit the dread and fear of kings; 
But mercy is above this sceptred sway; 
It is enthroned in the hearts of kings, 
It is an attribute to God himself; 
And earthly power doth then show likest God's 
When mercy seasons justice. Therefore, [Shylock], 
Though justice be thy plea, consider this, 
That, in the course of justice, none of us 
Should see salvation: we do pray for mercy; 
And that same prayer doth teach us all to render 
The deeds of mercy. I have spoke thus much 
To mitigate the justice of thy plea; 
Which if thou follow, this strict court of Venice 
Must needs give sentence 'gainst the merchant there.

Portia explains the king's use of mercy to show that __________.

True kings always show mercy to prove their might.

Only weak leaders pardon their enemies.

Only the naive expect mercy from kings.

Through mercy, man becomes even more powerful than God.

The ability to show mercy is god-like, and better than human notions of justice.

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