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act 2, Scene 7


angelina b #220777
Dec 15, 2011 7:28 PM

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act 2, Scene 7

8. What reasons does Morocco give for not picking the two caskets?

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judy t #197809
Dec 15, 2011 7:50 PM

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He says that going for the lead is hazarding for an advantage which he would not realize. He says that the silver with its virgin hue might get him as far as he deserves, but might not include the lady. Thus he chooses the gold.

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