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" Ay, now am I in Arden ; the more fool I : when I was at home, I was in a better place : but travellers must be content. "
The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the Corrections ... - Page 48
by William Shakespeare - 1793
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Four Comedies

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1994 - 678 pages
...money in your purse. ROSALIND Well, this is the Forest of Arden. TOUCHSTONE Ay, now am I in Arden, the more fool I. When I was at home I was in a better place, but travellers must be content. Enfer Corin and Silvius ROSALIND Ay, be so, good Touchstone. - Look you, who comes...
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Shakespeare the Playwright: A Companion to the Complete Tragedies, Histories ...

Victor L. Cahn - Drama - 1996 - 865 pages
...All are exhausted, and Touchstone tries to be witty about their predicament: Ay, now am I in Arden, the more fool I. When I was at home, I was in a better place, but travellers must be content. (II, iv, 16-18) This remark, like his others in the early part of the scene, earns...
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Shakespeare, Aphra Behn, and the Canon

William R. Owens, W. R. Owens, Lizbeth Goodman, Aphra Behn - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 346 pages
...arrives there with Ganymede and Aliena in Act II, Scene 4, he is not impressed: 'now am I in Arden, the more fool I. When I was at home I was in a better place' (11.13-14). Figure 6.5 Michael Gardiner as Jaques in the Cheek by Jowl production of As You Like It,...
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Strands Afar Remote: Israeli Perspectives on Shakespeare

Avraham Oz - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 307 pages
...and the fool enter they are tired and show no enthusiasm. The fool states: "Ay, now am I in Arden, the more fool I. When I was at home I was in a better place. . . ." (2.4.13-13; Rosalind describes the forest "desert," as does Orlando later on (2.7.16). 16. Claus...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...Ordinary made beautiful; ... the Average made lethal. SHAKESPEARE William 1564-1616 10109 As You Like It 1 DOBIE J. Frank 2923 Luck is being ready for the chance. 2 must be content. 1011OAsYouLikelt Sir, you have wrestled well, and overthrown More than your enemies....
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The Arden Dictionary of Shakespeare Quotations

Jane Armstrong - Drama - 1999 - 408 pages
...he believes is from Olivia See also PLOTS; POLITICS AND POLITICIANS TRAVEL 1 Ay, now am I in Arden, the more fool I; when I was at home I was in a better place, but travellers must be content. As You Like It 2.4.14-16, TOUCHSTONE TO ROSALIND 2 I had rather have a fool to make...
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The Arden Dictionary of Shakespeare Quotations

William Shakespeare, Jane Armstrong - Drama - 1999 - 396 pages
...he believes is from Olivia See also PLOTS; POLITICS AND POLITICIANS TRAVEL 1 Ay, now am I in Arden, the more fool I; when I was at home I was in a better place, but travellers must be content. As You Like It 2.4.14-16, TOUCHSTONE TO ROSALIND 2 I had rather have a fool to make...
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Shakespeare's Reading

Robert S. Miola - Drama - 2000 - 186 pages
...spirits, if my legs were not weary' (2. 4. 23). The forest has few comforts: 'Ay, now am I in Ardenne; the more fool I. When I was at home I was in a better place' (14-15). To him the shepherd's life has a seamy side; Touchstone scolds Corin: That is another simple...
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Shakespeare Stories II

Leon Garfield - Juvenile Fiction - 2000 - 284 pages
...now am I in Arden," moaned Touchstone, sitting down on a tree-stump and nursing his blistered feet, "the more fool I; when I was at home I was in a better place — " There came a sound of footfalls and a murmur of voices! The three travellers looked to one another...
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Shakespeare's Brain: Reading with Cognitive Theory

Mary Thomas Crane - Literary Criticism - 2010 - 288 pages
...the rustic environs of the forest, he takes pains to stress his discomfort: "Ay, now am I in Arden, the more fool I. / When I was at home, I was in a better place" (2.4.16-17). Unlike one of Kemp's clowns, Touchstone is emphatically not a rustic, yet he points up...
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