Claudio: Sweet sister, let me live.
What sin you do to save a brother’s life,
Nature dispenses with the deed so far
That it becomes a virtue.
Isabella: Oh, you beast!
O faithless coward, o dishonest wretch,
Wilt thou be made a man out of my vice?
Is’t not a kind of incest to take life
Citation: Harrington, Louise, Alexandra Katherine Harrington. "Measure for Measure". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 29 April 2004; last revised 07 June 2020. [https://www.litencyc.com/php/sworks.php?rec=true&UID=3651, accessed 17 September 2021.]