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" I would, there were no age between ten and three-and-twenty; or that youth would sleep out the rest : for there is nothing in the between but getting wenches with child, wronging the ancientry, stealing, fighting. "
The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the Text of the ... - Page 166
by William Shakespeare - 1805
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The Developing World of the Child

Wendy Rose, David P.H. Jones, Jane Aldgate - Psychology - 2005 - 352 pages
...Beyond: Twelve Years Onwards Susan Bailey I would there were no age between ten and three and twenty, or that youth would sleep out the rest, for there...child, wronging the ancientry, stealing, fighting. (The Winter's Tale, Act III Scene III, William Shakespeare, c.1611) More than any other time in the...
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Food in Shakespeare: Early Modern Dietaries and the Plays

Joan Fitzpatrick - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 188 pages
...Moments after Antigonus's exit an Old Shepherd enters complaining about the behaviour of the young: I would there were no age between ten and three-and-twenty,...stealing, fighting — hark you now, would any but these boiled-brains of nineteen and two-and-twenty hunt this weather? They have scared away two of my best...
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The Staging of Romance in Late Shakespeare: Text and Theatrical Technique

Christopher J. Cobb - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 304 pages
...play. Equally important, he presents himself to the spectators and so acknowledges their presence: I would there were no age between ten and three-and-twenty,...stealing, fighting — Hark you now! Would any but these boil'd brains of nineteen and two-and-twenty hunt this weather? They have scar'd away two of my best...
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Poor Women in Shakespeare

Fiona McNeill - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 255 pages
...shepherd worries over the population of boys as he waits for one of the younger shepherds to return: "I would there were no age between ten and three-and-twenty,...child, wronging the ancientry, stealing, fighting" (3.3.59—63). One historian gives a similar account of a rural boy's trajectory: "In his twenties...
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The Winter's Tale

William Shakespeare, Susan Snyder, Deborah T. Curren-Aquino - Drama - 2007 - 279 pages
...[Enter bear] This is the chase; I am gone forever! Exit pursued by a bear [Enters. SHEPHERD] SHEPHERD I would there were no age between ten and three-andtwenty,...nothing in the between but getting wenches with child, wrong- 60 ing the ancientry, stealing, fighting - hark you now! Would any but these boiled-brains of...
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Young People and 'risk'

Blyth, Maggie, Solomon, Enver, Kerry Baker - Social Science - 2007 - 119 pages
...particular society. Young perpetrators of violence Shepherd: l would there were no age between sixteen and three-and-twenty, or that youth would sleep out...child, wronging the ancientry, stealing, fighting. (Shakespeare, The Winter's To/e, lll.iii. l533-57) The foregoing quotation serves as an excellent reminder...
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The Cambridge Introduction to Shakespeare's Comedies

Penny Gay - Literary Criticism - 2008
...pursued by a bear' (3.3.S7).6 It is probably the most radical shift of mood in all of Shakespeare. I would there were no age between ten and three-and-twenty,...child, wronging the ancientry, stealing, fighting [etc.]. (3.3.58-61) Aptly, he finds the bundle containing the baby Perdita and her worldly goods. The...
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The Thing About Life is That One Day You'll Be Dead

David Shields - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 256 pages
...twenties, but not until a decade later does it peak in females. "I would there were no age between sixteen and three-andtwenty, / or that youth would sleep out...child, wronging the ancientry, stealing, fighting" — so saith the Shepherd in The Whiter'! Tale. Between ages 15 and 24, men are three times more likely...
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