“.... Let either of you breathe a word, or the edge of a word, about the other things, and I will come to you in the black of some terrible night and i will bring a pointy reckoning that will shudder you. And you know I can do it; I saw Indians smash my dear parents head on the pillow next to mine and I have seen some reddish work done and night and I can make you wish you had never seen the sun go down! Now you sit up and stop this! “
Character’s own actions
Pity me John, Pity me!
“ He is bending to kneel again when niece, Abigail Williams, seventeen, enters- a strikingly beautiful girl, an orphan, with an endless capacity for dissembling. Now she is all worry and apprehension and propriety”.
Other characters speech
“ You will not judge me more, Elizabeth. I have good reason to think before I charge fraud on Abigail, and i will think on it. Let you look to your own improvement before you go to judge your husband any more. I have forgot Abigail, and-
This scene is in act 2. Abigail is trying to accomplish that if the girls say anything she’ll kill them so she is trying to scare them. This shows that Abigail is not scared of anything because she saw her parents get killed in front of her.
“ Abigail in tears: I look for John Proctor that took me from my sleep and put knowledge in my heart! I never knew what pretense Salem was, I never knew the lying lessons I was taught by all these christian women and their covenanted men! And now you bid me tear the light out of my eyes? I can not you loved me John Proctor, whatever sin it is, you love me yet John pity me, pity me!”
This quotation is from Act 2. John is saying that hes done with messing around with Abigail and wants to fix things with Elizabeth. He loves her and not Abigail.