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" Tis but an hour ago since it was nine; And after one hour more 'twill be eleven ; And so, from hour to hour, we ripe and ripe, And then, from hour to hour, we rot and rot ; And thereby hangs a tale. "
A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets - Page 287
by Henry George Bohn - 1883 - 761 pages
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Midsummer-night's dream. Love's labor's lost. Merchant of Venice. As you ...

William Shakespeare - 1836 - 554 pages
...may we see, quoth he, how the world tvags : 'Tis but an hour ago, since it was nine ; And after an hour more, "'twill be eleven ; And so, from hour to...ripe, And then, from hour to hour, we rot and rot, And tJiereby hangs a tale. When I did hear The motley fool thus moral on the time, My lungs began to crow...
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Prolusiones Historicæ: Or, Essays Illustrative of the Halle of John Halle ...

Edward Duke - 1837 - 686 pages
...lack-lustre eye, Says, very wisely, It is ten o'clock : Thus may we see, quoth he, how the world wags : 'Tis but an hour ago, since it was nine ; And after one...to hour, we rot, and rot, And thereby hangs a tale. When I did hear The motley fool thus moral on the time, My lungs began to crow like chanticleer, That...
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Prolusiones Historicæ: Or, Essays Illustrative of the Halle of John Halle ...

Edward Duke - 1837 - 686 pages
...he, how the world ways : 'Tis but an hour ago, since it was nine ; And after one hour more, 'tioill be eleven ; And so, from hour to hour, we ripe, and...to hour, we rot, and rot, And thereby hangs a tale. When I did hear The motley fool thus moral on the time, My lungs began to crow like chanticleer, That...
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The wisdom and genius of Shakspeare: comprising moral philosophy ...

William Shakespeare - 1838 - 484 pages
...o'clock: Thus may we see, how the world wags : 'Tis but an hour ago, since it was nine; And after an hour more, 'twill be eleven; And so, from hour to...to hour, we rot and rot, And thereby hangs a tale. 10 — ii. 7. 320 Wickedness, its own reward. What mischiefs work the wicked ones ; Heaping confusion...
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The Young Lady's Reader

Louisa Caroline Tuthill - 1839 - 482 pages
...may we see," quoth he, " how the world wags : 'T is but an hour ago, since it was nine : And after an hour more, 'twill be eleven ; And so, from hour to...to hour, we rot and rot, And thereby hangs a tale." When I did hear, The motley fool thus moral on the time, My lungs began to crow like chanticleer, That...
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Essays and Poems

Jones Very - 1839 - 202 pages
...Thus may we see, quoth he, how the world wags : 'Tis but an hour ago, since it was nine ; And after an hour more, 'twill be eleven ; And so from hour to...hour, we rot, and rot, And thereby hangs a tale." These feelings caused Shakspeare to live beyond the influence of fame, and, though disturbed, as we...
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The Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare: Comprising Moral Philosophy ...

William Shakespeare, Thomas Price - 1839 - 478 pages
...o'clock : Thus may we see, how the world wags : 'Tis but an hour ago, since it was nine ; And after an hour more 'twill be eleven ; And so, from hour to...to hour, we rot and rot, And thereby hangs a tale. 10 — ii.^. 320 Wickedness, its own reward. What mischiefs work the wicked ones ; Heaping confusion...
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Twelfth night. Much ado about nothing. As you like it

William Shakespeare - 1841 - 362 pages
...common saying, that fools are Fortune's favorites. Thus may we see/ quoth he, ' how the world wags. 'Tis but an hour ago since it was nine, And after one hour...to hour we rot and rot, And thereby hangs a tale.' When I did hear The motley fool thus moral on the time, My lungs began to crow like chanticleer, That...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: As you like it ; Taming of the shrew ; All ...

William Shakespeare, John Payne Collier - 1842 - 558 pages
...eye, Says very wisely, " It is ten o'clock : Thus may we see," quoth he, " how the world wags : Tis but an hour ago since it was nine, And after one hour...to hour we rot and rot ; And thereby hangs a tale." When I did hear The motley fool thus moral on the time, My lungs began to crow like chanticleer, That...
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The plays and poems of Shakespeare, according to the improved text ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1842 - 400 pages
...common saying, that fools are Fortune'* favorites. Thus may we see,' quoth he, 'how the world wags. 'Tis but an hour ago since it was nine, And after one hour...to hour we rot and rot, And thereby hangs a tale.' When I did hear The motley fool thus moral on the time, My lungs began to crow like chanticleer, That...
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