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“He's mad that trusts in the tameness of a wolf”: Act 3, Scene 6

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In Act 3, Scene, 6, the Fool makes this remark:

He's mad that trusts in the tameness of a wolf, a horse's health, a boy's love, or a whore's oath.

According to the Fool, a “madman” fails to consider

A

that trust is something earned over time.

B

that the only person one can wholly trust is oneself.

C

that there is no certitude in life.

D

that health, love, and promise are all transitory states.

E

that all things act according to their natures.