The Crucible Quote Test

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The Crucible Quizzes & Trivia

Quote test on The Crucible by Arthur Miller.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    "Let either of you breathe a word, or the edge of a word, about the other things, and I will come to you in the black of some terrible night and I will bring a pointy reckoning that will shudder you."
  • 2. 
    "You are no wintry man. I know you, John. I know you."
  • 3. 
    "But I will cut off my hand before I'll ever reach for you again."
  • 4. 
    "A child's spirit is like a child, you can never catch it by running after it; you must stand still, and, for love, it will soon itself come back."
  • 5. 
    "You will confess yourself or I will take you out and whip you to your death, Tituba!"
  • 6. 
    "I do not judge you. The magistrate sits in your heart that judges you. I never thought you but a good man, John - only somewhat bewildered."
  • 7. 
    "The promise that a stallion gives a mare I gave that girl!"
  • 8. 
    "If you think that I am one, then I say there are none!"
  • 9. 
    "The girl, the Williams girl, Abigail Williams, sir. She sat to dinner in Reverend Parris's house tonight, and without word nor warnin' she falls to the floor. Like a struck beast, he says, and screamed a scream that a bull would weep to hear. And he goes to save her, and, stuck two inches in the flesh of her belly, he draw a needle out. And demandin' of her how she come to be so stabbed, she --- testify it were your wife's familiar spirit pushed it in."
  • 10. 
    "Why--! The girl is murder! She must be ripped out of the world!"
  • 11. 
    "And do you know that near to four hundred are in the jails from Marblehead to Lynn, and upon my signature? And seventy-two ondemned to hand by that signature?"
  • 12. 
    "The woman will never lie, Mr. Danforth."
  • 13. 
    "But witchcraft is ipso facto, on its face and by its nature. An invisible crime, is it not? Therefore, who may possibly be witness to it? The witch and the victim. None other."
  • 14. 
    "Let you beware, Mr. Danforth. Think you to be so mighty that the power of Hell may not turn your wits? Beware of it!"
  • 15. 
    "I have known her, sir. I have known her."
  • 16. 
    "In her life, sir, she have never lied. There are them that cannot sing, and them that cannot weep--my wife cannot lie. I have paid much to learn it, sir."
  • 17. 
    "I say---I say--- God is dead!!!"

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