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" Time hath, my lord, a wallet at his back, Wherein he puts alms for oblivion, A great-sized monster of ingratitudes: Those scraps are good deeds past; which are devour'd As fast as they are made, forgot as soon As done... "
The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and Illustrations of ... - Page 118
by William Shakespeare - 1809
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The Sonnets

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1996 - 297 pages
...time; Time thus first gives and then takes back its gift (the idea of 60.8). Compare Tro. 3.3.145-7: 'Time hath, my lord, a wallet at his back, / Wherein he puts alms for oblivion, / A great-siz'd monster of ingratitudes.' 1 1 hand Booth suggests a play here on 'hand' = handwriting,...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1997 - 625 pages
...poet. Satan, in Paradise Lost, bk. 4, 1. 830 (1667). Speaking to "two fair angels." 7 Time hath ... A wallet at his back, wherein he puts Alms for oblivion, a great-sized monster Of ingratitudes. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, (1564-1616) British dramatist, poet. Ulysses, in Troilus and Cressida, act 3,...
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Language and Gender

Angela Goddard, Lindsey Meân Patterson, Lindsey Mean - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 122 pages
...traditionally associated with 'Father Time', who is often pictured as stern, authoritarian and inhumane: Time hath, my lord, a wallet at his back, Wherein...great-sized monster of ingratitudes: Those scraps are good deeds past; which are devoured As fast as they are made, forgot as soon As done. )Shakespeare,...
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The Selfish Altruist: Relief Work in Famine and War

Tony Vaux, Anthony Vaux - Business & Economics - 2013 - 241 pages
...to get out of his tent and take action, Ulysses used the argument that the past is soon forgotten: Time hath, my lord, a wallet at his back, Wherein...for oblivion, A great-sized monster of ingratitudes. These scraps are good deeds past, which are devour'd As fast as they are made, forgot as soon as done....
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莎士比亞通論: 喜劇

顏元叔 - Comedy - 2001 - 812 pages
...人們就把你忘了: Achill. I do believe it, for they pass'd by me As misers do by beggars, neither gave to me Good word nor look. What, are my deeds forgot? Ulyss. Time hath, my lord, a wallet at his back Where in he puts alms for oblivion, A great-siz'd monster of ingratitudes. Those scraps are good deeds...
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Shakespeare: la invención de lo humano

Harold Bloom - Characters and characteristics in literature - 2001 - 734 pages
...Reyes), tal vez la advertencia de Ulises es otra descortés bofetada a Jonson, cuyo deseo de emin. Uliss. Time hath, my lord, a wallet at his back / Wherein he puts alms for oblivion, / A great-siz'd monster of ingratitudes. /Those scraps are good deeds past, which are devour'd / As fast...
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Lectures on Shakespeare

W. H. Auden - Drama - 2002 - 398 pages
...developing the kind of reflective and intellectual style we see in Ulysses' speech to Achilles on Time: Time hath, my lord, a wallet at his back, Wherein he puts alms for oblivion, A great-siz'd monster of ingratitudes. Those scraps are good deeds past, which are devour'd As fast as...
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Modern Thinkers Principally Upon Social Science: What They Think, and Why

Van Buren Denslow - Social Science - 2003 - 400 pages
...complacency of assured fame, consigned to the waste basket of forgetfulness the patriot's cry for help. "Time hath, my lord, a wallet at his back, Wherein...for oblivion, A great-sized monster of ingratitudes. Thosa scraps are good deeds past which are devonr'd As fast as they are made, forgot as soon As done."...
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Cather Studies, Volume 3

Susan J. Rosowski - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 311 pages
...humanity's fickle memory, noting that the public quickly forgets anyone whom it cannot see: "Titne hath, my lord, a wallet at his back, / Wherein he...oblivion, / A great-sized monster of ingratitudes" (3.3.146-47, emphasis added). We cannot determine whether or not Willa Gather intentionally altered...
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On Garbage

John Scanlan - Nature - 2005 - 207 pages
...guiding our conduct - as the only means, indeed, of postponing the eventual corrosive decline: •£ 0> Time hath, my Lord, a wallet at his back Wherein he...great-sized monster of ingratitudes: Those scraps are good deeds past, which are devoured As fast as they are made, forgot as soon As done. Perseverance,...
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