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" 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. "
The British Theatre; Or, A Collection of Plays: Which are Acted at the ... - Page 37
by Mrs. Inchbald - 1808
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The Westminster Collection of Christian Quotations

Martin H. Manser - Religion - 2001 - 497 pages
...perpetuate one's name on earth is like writing on the sand by the seashore. Dwight Lyman (DL) Moody And so, from hour to hour, we ripe and ripe, /And...hour, we rot and rot; / And thereby hangs a tale. William Shakespeare Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore, / So do our minutes hasten to...
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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
...three. L hanc ad horum: this time again; via Fr, encore. Gc, hour, year, yore. Gm Yahrzeit: anniversary. And so, from hour to hour, we ripe and ripe, And then,...to hour, we rot and rot, And thereby hangs a tale . . . My lungs began to crow like chanticleer That fools should be so deep-contemplative, And I did...
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Modernization and the Crisis of Memory: John Donne to Don DeLillo

Philipp Wolf - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 211 pages
...Capitalism," 61. 23 Jonathan Swift, The Annatated Gutter's Traoels, ed. Isaac Asimov, NewYork, 1980, 24. Tis but an hour ago since it was nine, And after one...ripe, And then from hour to hour, we rot, and rot Shakespeare is perhaps recalling Chaucer when he has Jaques respond like a cock: "My lungs began to...
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As You Like it

William Shakespeare - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2002 - 129 pages
...o'clock. Thus we may see,' quoth he, 'how the world wags: 'Tis but an hour ago since it was nine, 25 And after one hour more 'twill be eleven; And so,...ripe, And then, from hour to hour, we rot and rot, 29 moral: moralize. 30 Chanticleer: A traditional name for a cock, found in Chaucer's 'Nun's Priest's...
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Poetry as Survival

Gregory Orr - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 235 pages
...the cynical Jacques remarks in the middle of the cheerful love story of Shakespeare's As You Like It: "And so from hour to hour we ripe and ripe, / And...to hour we rot and rot, / And thereby hangs a tale" (2.7). 2. It's worth noting that Whitman is writing this poem at the close of the American Civil War....
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Heroes of History: A Brief History of Civilization from Ancient Times to the ...

Will Durant - History - 2002 - 351 pages
...Like It (1600), "Monsieur Melancholy Jacques" reminds us that the only certainty in life is death: And so from hour to hour we ripe and ripe, And then from hour to hour we rot and rot, And thereby bangs a tale. (2.7) In Hamlet (1601) a brutal crime embitters the highly refined son of the victim...
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Come Clean

Kevin J. Porter - Fiction - 2002 - 312 pages
...hung pitifully as vengeful trophies. Around Marigold's neck a large blood-stained card proclaimed: From hour to hour, we ripe and ripe, And then, from...hour to hour, we rot and rot; And thereby hangs a tail and his hag. "What?" Abby whispered, terrified. "Don't come in," I ordered. I walked over to the...
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Fruit Quality and Its Biological Basis

Michael Knee - Gardening - 2002 - 279 pages
...Fruit texture, cell wall metabolism and consumer perceptions Robert J. Redgwell and Monica Fischer And so from hour to hour we ripe and ripe and then from hour to hour we rot and rot and therebv hangs a tale 3.1 Introduction W. Shakespeare During the 1980s, a wealth of data accumulated...
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As You Like it: A Guide to the Play

Stephen J. Lynch - Performing Arts - 2003 - 178 pages
...his poke, And, looking on it with lackluster eye, Says very wisely, "It is ten o' clock. Thus we may see," quoth he, "how the world wags. 'Tis but an hour...to hour we rot and rot, And thereby hangs a tale." (2.7.20-28) While Jaques scorns virtually everyone in the play, he admires Touchstone — which seems...
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Shakespeare and the Human Mystery

J. Philip Newell - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 134 pages
...the fool Touchstone observes that it is ten o'clock in the morning, he says, Thus we may see . . . how the world wags: Tis but an hour ago since it was...to hour we rot, and rot; And thereby hangs a tale. (As You II 7 23-8) The fool is a touchstone, a marker for the journey. His tale to everyone, whether...
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