Betty's clever interpretation of Shylock won the applause for the first act.
Shylock is confounded further by a charge of endangering a Christian's life.
Madame Desvarennes loves her daughter with a more formidable love than Shylock had for his gold.
And mother, too, if she likes, though I should love to see her made-up as Shylock!
You havent any chances with the law, Shylock, retorted Murray.
The idea of Shylock as a blonde was too ridiculous to be tolerated.
The lesson of Shylock is not profound, but its mastery saves a world of trouble.
He would be Shylock, whether we liked it or not, so let him take the consequences.
There was the Shylock, the Shakespearian method, of a pound of flesh from near the heart.
That wealth can produce wealth is the assumption of Shylock.
"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?”
: that were into them for shylock money and couldn't make the payments (1980s+)
: the shylocking that went with it as hot dogs go with baseball/ numbers games, shylocking, and other illegal operations (1930+)
[fr the character in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice]