Betty's clever interpretation of Shylock won the applause for the first act.
Besides, there is a dash of Shylock in every Jew that ever breathed.
Madame Desvarennes loves her daughter with a more formidable love than Shylock had for his gold.
This selection is part of Portia's reply to Shylock's question.
You havent any chances with the law, Shylock, retorted Murray.
Shylock is confounded further by a charge of endangering a Christian's life.
The lesson of Shylock is not profound, but its mastery saves a world of trouble.
And mother, too, if she likes, though I should love to see her made-up as Shylock!
There was the Shylock, the Shakespearian method, of a pound of flesh from near the heart.
The idea of Shylock as a blonde was too ridiculous to be tolerated.
"usurer, merciless creditor," 1786, from Jewish money-lender character in Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice" (c.1596).
Note: Shylock is a Jew, and there has long been controversy over whether Shakespeare's portrayal of Shylock contributes to prejudice against Jews. Shylock is a cruel miser and eventually is heavily fined and disgraced, but he maintains his dignity. At one point in the play, he makes a famous, eloquent assertion that his desire for revenge is the same desire that a Christian would feel in his place. “I am a Jew,” says Shylock. “Hath not a Jew eyes? Hath not a Jew hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections, passions?”