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" Hero had turned nun, if it had not been for a hot midsummer night ; for good youth, he went but forth to wash him in the Hellespont, and being taken with the cramp, was drowned, and the foolish chroniclers of that age found it was — Hero of Sestos.... "
The Works of Shakespear: As you like it. The taming of the shrew. All's well ... - Page 63
by William Shakespeare - 1768
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Shakespeare's Plays: With His Life, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1847
...cramp, was drowned, and the foolish chroniclers of that age found it was — Hero of Sestos. But these we. Ant. I pray you, good Bassanio, let me know it; And if it stand, as you yourse for love. Orí. I would not have my right Rosalind of this mind, for, I protest, her frown might kill...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: Merchant of Venice ; As you like it ; All's ...

William Shakespeare, Alexander Chalmers - Azerbaijan - 1847
...cramp, was drowned, and the foolish chroniclers of that age found it was — Hero of Sestos. But these are all lies ; men have died from time to time, and worms have eaten them, but not for love. Orl. I would not have my right Rosalind of this mind ; for, I protest, her frown might kill...
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Studies of Shakespeare in the Plays of King John, Cymbeline, Macbeth, As You ...

George Fletcher (essayist.) - Acting - 1847 - 384 pages
...cramp, was drowned ; and the foolish chroniclers of that age found it was — Hero of Sestos. But these are all lies : men have died from time to time, and worms have eaten them, but not for love. But come ; now I will be your Rosalind in a more coming-on disposition ; and ask me what...
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Dramatic Works and Poems, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1847
...and the foolish chroniclers' of that age found it was— Hero of Sestos. But these are all liée ; men have died from time to time, and worms have eaten them, but not for love Or/. I would not have my right Rosalind of this mind ; for, I protest, her frown might kill...
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As You Like it

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2000 - 105 pages
...cramp, was 97 drowned; and the foolish chroniclers of that age found it was "Hero of Sestos." But these are all lies. Men have died from time to time, and worms have eaten them, 100 but not for love. 101 ORLANDO I would not have my right Rosalind of this mind, for I protest her...
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The Artist on the Artist

Harry Guest - Psychology - 2000 - 462 pages
...with the cramp was drowned; and the foolish coroners of that age found it was 'Hero of Sestos'.... Men have died from time to time, and worms have eaten them, but not for love". In 1597 Francis Mercs links the fate of Jodelle, dying in poverty in 1573 at the age of...
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Shakespeare and Masculinity

Bruce R. Smith, Bruce R. (Professor of English Smith, Professor of English Georgetown University Washington DC) - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 182 pages
...old, and in all this time there was not any man died in his own person, videlicet, in a love-cause Men have died from time to time, and worms have eaten them, but not for love. (4.1.81-3, 86-101) The word-play here on 'person' (as theatrical role, as legal agent, as...
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Shakespeare: la invención de lo humano

Harold Bloom - Characters and characteristics in literature - 2001 - 734 pages
...cramp, was drowned, and the foolish chroniclers of that age found it was Hero of Sestos. But these are all lies: men have died from time to time and worms have eaten them, but not for love. [^.¡.65-103] HAROLD BLOOM casan. Las doncellas son mayo cuando son doncellas, pero el cielo...
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The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots

Joseph Twadell Shipley - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 636 pages
...ultimate destiny. The disguised Rosalind in As You Like It, iv, 1, laughs at the lovelorn Orlando: "Men have died from time to time, and worms have eaten them, but not for love." The disguised Viola turns the figure in Twelfth Night, ii, 4, picturing her own forced restraint...
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The Death of Comedy

Erich Segal - Performing Arts - 2009 - 607 pages
...connotations of "dying." In As You Like It, Shakespeare's Rosalind debunked this poetic hyperbole: Men have died from time to time, and worms have eaten them, but not for love.57 Yet here in Shakespeare's last "happy comedy" we have something closer to a real death....
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