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" Sir, he hath never fed of the dainties that are bred in a book ; he hath not eat paper, as it were ; he hath not drunk ink : his intellect is not replenished ; he is only an animal, only sensible in the duller parts... "
The Plays of Shakspeare: Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson, George ... - Page 209
by William Shakespeare - 1807
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Scenes from the Life of an Actor ... By a celebrated Comedian; (G. H. H ...

George Handel HILL - Actors - 1853 - 246 pages
...XVIII. "Toll then the tale." " This Is a gift I have— simple— •implo." " Sir, he hath i" vrr fed of the dainties that are bred in a book ; he hath not eat paper, as It were ; ho hath not drank ink." THE AUTHOR AMD THE ACTOR — THE SSCFFERS — SCENES AND CHAEAO TERS —...
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Notes and Emendations to the Text of Shakespeare's Plays: From Early ...

John Payne Collier - 1853 - 541 pages
...to what Holofernes had said, — " O, thou monster ignorance, how deformed dost thou look ! Jfath. Sir, he hath never fed of the dainties that are bred in a book. He hath not cat paper, as it were, he hath not drunk ink : His intellect is not replenished ; he is only an animal,...
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The Heathcotes; or, The wept of Wish-Ton-Wish

James Fenimore Cooper - 1855 - 273 pages
...further rumours were ever heard to lessen or to increase the wasting regrets of her bosom. CHAPTER XX. " Sir, he hath never fed of the dainties that are bred...not eat paper, as it were ; he hath not drunk ink i his intellect is not replenished ; he is only an animal ; only sensible in the duller parts." —...
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Catholic Educational Review, Volume 2

Edward Aloysius Pace, Thomas Edward Shields - Education - 1911
...lines of Shakespeare's pedant without perceiving the irony of the writer : ' ' Sir, he hath never been fed of the dainties that are bred in a book ; he hath...only an animal, only sensible in the duller parts." Very great intellects have often a touch of madness, and so do books that are great enough for serious...
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Love's Labour's Lost

William Shakespeare - Courts and courtiers - 1962 - 213 pages
...sod simplicity, bis coctus! O thou monster Ignorance, how deformed dost thou look ! Sir Nathaniel. Sir, he hath never fed of the dainties that are bred...not eat paper, as it were; he hath not drunk ink: Which we of taste and feeling are, for those parts that do fructify in us more than he. For as it would...
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Verständigungsprobleme in Shakespeares Dramen

Hans-Jürgen Weckermann - Literary Criticism - 1978 - 369 pages
...ihm nur unvollkommen ausgebildet ist, oder, wie Nathaniel es mit hochnäsiger Anmaßung ausdrückt: "His intellect is not replenished; he is only an animal, only sensible in the duller parts" (LLL IV. ii. 24-25). Auf diesen Status verkümmerter Kommunikationsfähigkeit fühlt sich auch Mortimer...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1996 - 1263 pages
...Twice-scd simplicity, bis cactus! O thou monster Ignorance, how deformed dost thou look! SIR NATHANIEL. with a monster is in love. Near to her close and consecrated replenish!; he is only an animal, only sensible in the duller parts: And such barren plants are set...
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Dictionary of Quotations in Communications

Lilless McPherson Shilling, Linda K. Fuller - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1997 - 315 pages
...that intellect is cultivated beyond the commonplace experiences of everyday life. Charles Scribner His intellect is not replenished; he is only an animal, Only sensible in the duller parts. William Shakespeare, Love's Labour's Lost If a man has read a great number of books, and does not think...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...new-fangled mirth; But like of each thing that in season grows. 10336 Love's Labour's Lost He hath not ing Of 10337 Love's Labour's Lost He draweth out the thread of his verbosity finer than the staple of his...
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Book of Humorous Quotations

Connie Robertson - English wit and humor - 1998 - 381 pages
...like a scurvy politician, seem To see the things thou dost not. 3796 Love's Labour's Lost He hath not fed of the dainties that are bred in a book; he hath...not eat paper, as it were; he hath not drunk ink. 3797 Love's Labour's Lost He draweth out the thread of his verbosity finer than the staple of his argument....
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