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Why all the souls that were were forfeit once

DMI number:
16501
Poem Aliases
Shakespeare. Measure for Measure.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Why all the souls that were were forfeit once
Last Line:
Like man new made
Poem Genre / Form:
Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Virtue / vice
Related People
Author:
William Shakespeare
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from Measure for Measure Act 2 Scene 2.
Content/Publication
Title:
The British muse, or, a collection of thoughts moral, natural, and sublime, of our English poets: who flourished in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries. [vol II] [T131617] [ecco]
Page No(s):
p.238
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Shakespear's Measure for Measure]
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare