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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 Journey of Life: A Cultural History of Aging in America

Thomas R. Cole - History - 1992 - 260 pages
...With Older Adults (New York: Haworth, 1984). passage from Shakespeare's As You Like It — "And thus from hour to hour we ripe and ripe,/ and then from...to hour we rot, and rot./ And thereby hangs a tale" — becomes clear when we remember the biblical description of old age as "a tale that is told."2 Puritanism...
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As You Like it

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1993 - 102 pages
...lack-lustre eye, Says very wisely, 'It is ten o'clock: Thus we may see,' quoth he, 'how the world wags:46 'Tis but an hour ago since it was nine, And after...thus moral on the time, My lungs began to crow like Chanticleer,47 30 That fools should be so deep-contemplative; And I did laugh, sans intermission, An...
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The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1993 - 1092 pages
...growth. HENRY MILLER (1891-1980), US author. The Wisdom of the Heart, -Reflections on Writing" (1947). 5 ter than each man of you sitting before me on this...make it up. HARPER LEE (b. 1926), US aulhor. Atlicus WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (1564-161 6), English dramalisl, poei. The "molley fool* Touchstone, reported by...
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Zoologische Jahrbücher: Abteilung für Anatomie und Ontogenie der Tiere, Volume 9

Anatomy - 1896
...b) Comparison of Raja and Pristiurus embryos (after RABL) as to somites and gill-pouches. „And go, from hour to hour, we ripe and ripe, And then, from...to hour, we rot and rot, And thereby hangs a tale" — . SHAKESPEARE. The object of the present contribution is to give a somewhat detailed account of...
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Four Comedies

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1994 - 678 pages
...poke, And looking on it, with lack-lustre eye, Says, very wisely, 'It is ten o'clock." 'Thus we may see', quoth he, 'how the world wags: 'Tis but an hour...ripe, And then from hour to hour we rot, and rot, 1 3 motley. Leslie Hotson has argued that is hardly necessary, even on the the motley of the Elizabethan...
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Shakespeare as Prompter: The Amending Imagination and the Therapeutic Process

Murray Cox, Alice Theilgaard - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 454 pages
...his poke, And looking on it, with lack-lustre eye, Says, very wisely, 'It is ten o'clock. Thus we may see', quoth he, 'how the world wags: 'Tis but an hour...nine, And after one hour more 'twill be eleven; And then from hour to hour, we rot, and rot, And thereby hangs a tale.' (II. 7. 20)* In Hamlet we find...
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Shakespeare, Aphra Behn and the Canon

W. R. Owens, Lizbeth Goodman - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 346 pages
...audience that. drawing a 'dial' (a watch) from his pocket. Touchstone moralized: 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. (II.7.23-8) Despite the apparent irrelevance of time in the forest. mortality remains an imperative:...
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Shakespeare the Playwright: A Companion to the Complete Tragedies, Histories ...

Victor L. Cahn - Drama - 1996 - 865 pages
...quotes we might guess as much right now. For instance, Jaques is taken with his fool's philosophy: 'Tis but an hour ago since it was nine. And after...to hour, we rot and rot; And thereby hangs a tale. (II, vii, 24-28) his discovery is that Jaques himself has made it. He enjoys the philosophy, but takes...
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Night Sins: A Novel

Tami Hoag - Fiction - 2003 - 576 pages
...and their entrances . . . And we are the directors, the puppet masters pulling their hidden strings. And so, from hour to hour we ripe and ripe. And then...to hour we rot and rot, And thereby hangs a tale. Time for a new act and another fine twist in the plot. We are brilliant. CHAPTER 34 DAY ll 9:45 AM...
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As You Like It (MAXNotes Literature Guides)

Michael Morrison - Study Aids - 2015 - 130 pages
...illustrate his philosophy. At ten o'clock, it is an hour after nine and an hour before eleven; thus, "from hour to hour, we ripe and ripe/ And then from...hour, we rot and rot;/ And thereby hangs a tale." Jaques claims he was so delighted by Touchstone's comments that he laughed an hour by his dial. He...
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