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" Gratiano speaks an infinite deal of nothing, more than any man in all Venice. His reasons are as two grains of wheat hid in two bushels of chaff : you shall seek all day ere you find them, and when you have them, they are not worth the search. "
The works of Shakespear [ed. by H. Blair], in which the beauties observed by ... - Page 75
by William Shakespeare - 1769
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The Spirit of the Public Journals: Being an Impartial Selection of ..., Volume 1

Stephen Jones, Charles Molloy Westmacott - English literature - 1799
...Public Journals, may be compared to " two grains of wheat bid in two busheh of chaff '; you shall seek all day ere you find them, and when you have them, they are not worth the search* " The just application of the foregoing words, will, indeed, be manifest to the reader himself,...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare. ....

William Shakespeare - 1800
...man in all Venice : His reafons are as two grains of wheat hid in two buihels of chaff; you fliall feek all day ere you find them ; and, when you have them, they are not worth the fearch. Ant. Well ; tell me now, what lady is this fame To whom you fwore a fecret pilgrimage, That you to-day...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volume 2

George Campbell - English language - 1801
...of nothing. His reasons are " as two grains of wheat hid in two bushels of chaff; " you shall seek all day ere you find them, and when " you have them, they are not worth the search." It is therefore futility in the thought, and not perspicuity in the language, which is the...
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The Merchant of Venice, a comedy, altered [by R. Valpy] from ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1802
...any man in all Venice : His reafons are as two grains of wheat hid in two buftiels of chaff; you mall feek all day ere you find them ; and when you have them, they are not worth the fearch. Ant. Well ; tell me now, what lady is this fame, To whom you fwore a fecret pilgrimage, That you to...
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The Spirit of the Public Journals: Being an Impartial Selection of ..., Volume 1

Stephen Jones, Charles Molloy Westmacott - English literature - 1802
...Public Journals, may be compared to *' two grains of wheat hid in two bu/hels of chaff ; youjhattfeek all day ere you find them, and when you have them., they are not wertlt the fear ch*" The juft application of the foregoing words will indeed be manifeft to the reader...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1803
...in all Venice : His reasons are as two grains of wheat hid in two bushels of chaff; you shall seek all day ere you find them ; and, when you have them, they are not worth the search. Ant. Well; tell me now, what lady is this same To whom you swore a secret pilgrimage, That...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1803
...in all Venice : His reasons are as two grains of wheat hid in two bushels of chaff ; you shall seek all day ere you find them; and, when you have them, they are not worth the search. Ant . Well ; tell me now, what lady is this same To whom you swore a secret pilgrimage, That...
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Merchant of Venice ; As you like it ; Much ado about nothing ; Love's labour ...

William Shakespeare - 1803
...man in all Venice : His reafons are as two grains of wheat hid in two bufhels of chaff ; you ftiall feek all day ere you find them ; and when you have them, they are not %vorth the fearch. Antb. Well ; tell me now, what lady is the fame, To whom you fwore a fecret pilgrimage,...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1805
...part of his discourse is not any thing. Tyrwhitt. of wheat hid in two bushels of chaff; you shall seek all day ere you find them; and, when you have them, they are not worth the search. Ant. Well; tell me now, what lady is this same To whom you swore a secret pilgrimage, That...
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The comedies of The Merchant of Venice, and As you like it, with the notes ...

William Shakespeare - 1805
...in all Venice : His reasons are as two grains of wheat hid in two bushels of chaff; you shall seek all day ere you find them ; and, when you have them, they are not worth the search. Anth. Well ; tell me now, what lady is this same ' . • To whom you swore a secret pilgrimage,...
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