The Question and Answer section for Merchant of Venice is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
What character are you referring to?
You can check out the trial scene at the GradeSaver link below:
Antonio's friends Salerio and Solanio attempt to cheer him up by telling him that he is only worried about his ships returning safely to port. Antonio, however, denies that he is worried about his ships and remains depressed. His two friends leave...