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" Thou hast nor youth, nor age ; But, as it were, an after-dinner's sleep, Dreaming on both: for all thy blessed youth Becomes as aged, and doth beg the alms Of palsied eld ; and when thou art old, and rich, Thou hast neither heat, affection, limb, nor... "
Nova anthologia Oxoniensis: translations into Greek and Latin verse - Page 68
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Melville and the Politics of Identity: From King Lear to Moby-Dick

Julian Markels - 1993 - 180 pages
..."Be absolute for death" (IILi.5— 41). He side-lined a passage that includes the lines, "Thou has nor youth nor age, / But, as it were, an after-dinner's sleep, / Dreaming on both" (11. 32-34), and he double side-lined the following: "Thy best of rest is sleep, / And that thou oft...
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William Shakespeare: The Critical Heritage, Volume 5

Brian Vickers - 1995 - 585 pages
...in the reasoner is foolish, and in the poet trite and vulgar. (I, 314) [14] [Ibid., 3.1.32ff: Duke. Thou hast nor youth, nor age; But as it were an after-dinner's sleep, Dreaming on both;] This is exquisitely imagined. When we are young we busy ourselves in forming schemes for succeeding...
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Fictional Death and the Modernist Enterprise

Alan Warren Friedman - 1995 - 360 pages
...seem to acknowledge that, in mortality, they have, as the Duke in Measure for Measure puts it, neither "youth nor age, / But, as it were, an after-dinner's sleep / Dreaming on both" (3.1.32-4), and they go, as Claudio in that play says he will, to "encounter darkness as a bride" (3.1.84)....
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On Measure for Measure: An Essay in Criticism of Shakespeare's Drama

Lawrence J. Ross - 1997 - 194 pages
...do call thee sire, The mere effusion of thy proper loins, Do curse the gout, serpigo, and the rheum For ending thee no sooner. Thou hast nor youth, nor...doth beg the alms Of palsied eld: and when thou art o'd and rich, Thou hast neither heat, affection, limb, nor beauty To make thy riches pleasant. What's...
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Common Courtesy in Eighteenth-century English Literature

William Bowman Piper - 1997 - 212 pages
...Warburton's suggested substitution of "bounty" for "beauty" in the passage from Measure for Measure, "Thou hast neither heat, affection, limb nor beauty /To make thy riches pleasant," Johnson says laconically, "I am inclined to believe that neither man nor woman will have much difficulty...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 686 pages
...other medicine But only hope: I have hope to live and am prepared to die. 10380 Measure for Measure Thou hast nor youth nor age: But, as it were, an after-dinner's sleep, Dreaming on both. 10381 Measure for Measure Ay, but to die, and go we know not where; To lie in cold obstruction and...
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Book of Humorous Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 404 pages
...draweth out the thread of his verbosity finer than the staple of his argument. 3798 Measure for Measure Thou hast nor youth nor age; But, as it were, an after-dinner's sleep, Dreaming on both. 3799 The Merchant of Venice God made him, and therefore let him pass for a man. 3800 The Merchant of...
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莎士比亞通論: 喜劇

顏元叔 - 2001 - 838 pages
...thou'rt poor; For, like an ass whose back with ingots bows, Thou bear'st thy heavy riches but a journey, Thou hast nor youth, nor age, But as it were an after-dinner's...Dreaming on both; for all thy blessed youth Becomes as age, and doth beg the alms Of palsied eld: and when thou art old and rich, Thou hast neither heat,...
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Henry V

William Shakespeare - 2000 - 684 pages
...or store in a barn; garner. 862, 863.] MALONE (ed. 1780) compares Measure for Measure, 111.1.36-38, "when thou art old and rich, Thou hast neither heat,...affection, limb, nor beauty To make thy riches pleasant." 867, 868.] VERITY (ed. 1890): [This thought] is developed at length in that greatest of Sonnets [129]....
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Skeptical Music: Essays on Modern Poetry

David Bromwich - 2001 - 275 pages
...I have no doubt that it applies to critics. But the whole truth is even more peculiar. Critics have "nor youth nor age, / But as it were an after-dinner's sleep / Dreaming on both." Actually to renounce an opinion would mean for us to disclaim the unearned confidence that led to the...
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