'If I see any thing to-night why I should not marry her to-morrow in the congregation, where I should wed, there will I shame her.'
'If either of you know any inward impediment why you should not be conjoined, charge you, on your souls, to utter it.
'Give not this rotten orange to your friend.'
Hero is believed to be cheating on Claudio with a commoner. Claudio is convinced thanks to Don John that she is unfaithful and therefore is set to shame her at the altar. Little does he know she is actually innocent.
'O Fate! take not away thy heavy hand.Death is the fairest cover for her shame. That may be wish'd for.
All seems well and good on the day of the marriage. The Bride-to-be, Hero, walks graciously down the isle arm in arm with her father Leonato. All associated are there to spectate the two lovers be wed.
'I love you with so much of my heart that none is left to protest.'
All the trouble unfold as Claudio reveals his beliefs to all there and falsely accuses Hero of unfaithful behaviour and claims she is not a maid as believed. He betrays her trust and shames her disgracefully.
'I say thou hast belied mine innocent child; Thy slander hath gone through her heart,And she lies buried with her ancestors, in a tomb where never scandal slept, Save this of hers, framed by thy villany!
Leonato is enraged at Hero beacuse he believes what Count Claudio and Prince Don Pedro are arguing must be true from such honest men. He swears to disown such a disappointment of a daughter. Beatrice sticks to the side of Hero throughout this and fights her corner. Leonato Eventually Comes round however and is willing to listen to the Friars plan of pretending Hero is dead.
Benedick and Beatrice finally confess to one another a deep true love they hold. In the midst of all the horrible drama they find themselves in crazy mixed emotions. Full of joyous love at the same time as remorse after the day's event.
Leonato expresses his anger toward the two young men for what they have done to his innocent daughter Hero. Finding out that she was innocent, both Claudio and Don Pedro feel awful and promise to make up for their mistakes.