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" Ay, now am I in Arden ; the more fool I : when I was at home, I was in a better place : but travellers must be content. "
The plays of William Shakespeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ... - Page 32
by William Shakespeare - 1768
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Shakespeare Stories II

Leon Garfield - Juvenile Fiction - 2000 - 284 pages
...now am I in Arden," moaned Touchstone, sitting down on a tree-stump and nursing his blistered feet, "the more fool I; when I was at home I was in a better place — " There came a sound of footfalls and a murmur of voices! The three travellers looked to one another...
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Shakespeare's Reading

Robert S. Miola - Drama - 2000 - 186 pages
...spirits, if my legs were not weary' (2. 4. 23). The forest has few comforts: 'Ay, now am I in Ardenne; the more fool I. When I was at home I was in a better place' (14-15). To him the shepherd's life has a seamy side; Touchstone scolds Corin: That is another simple...
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In America: A Novel

Susan Sontag - Fiction - 2001 - 432 pages
...to which you were accustomed, Madame Maryna?" In reply she tossed him, in English: 178 Ay, now am I in Arden; the more fool I; when I was at home I was in a better place; but travellers must be content. "I beg your pardon?" "Shakespeare, Mr. Halek. As You Like It." "And so I do, which...
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Castle Dangerous

Walter Scott - 2001 - 374 pages
...rest of the way.' 16 CHAPTER II Rosalind. Well, this is the Forest of Arden. Touchstone. Aye, now am I in Arden ; the more fool I. When I was at home I was in a better place ; but travellers must be content, Ros. Aye, be so, good Touchstone — Look you, who comes here ; a young man and an...
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As You Like it

William Shakespeare - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2002 - 129 pages
...Than that of painted pomp? Are not these woods More fee from peril than the envious court? and ' . . . now I am in Arden, the more fool I! When I was at home, I was in a better place'. C3 Produce a holiday brochure or television commercial for Duke's Travel Agency Forest Retreats (perhaps...
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As You Like It: Shakespeare at Stratford Series

Robert Smallwood - Drama - 2003 - 260 pages
...women. To these two aspects of the play I turn in the next two chapters. NOW AM I IN ARDEN Ay, now am I in Arden, the more fool I; when I was at home I was in a better place, but travellers must be content. (2.4.13-15) A former house manager at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre once told me of...
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Paris Stories

Mavis Gallant, Michael Ondaatje - Fiction - 2002 - 378 pages
...that Gallant chose for her early novel Green Water Green Sky, seems painfully ironic: "Ay, now am I in Arden, the more fool I. When I was at home, I was in a better place, but travellers must be content." "All immigration is based on misapprehension," Gallant has written, and she catches...
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Why Shakespeare: An Introduction to the Playwright's Art

G. M. Pinciss - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 192 pages
...announce their arrival in the pastoral world: ROSALIND: Well, this is the Forest of Arden. TOUCHSTONE: Ay, now I am in Arden, the more fool I. When I was at home, I was in a better place, but travellers must be content. When Viola makes her second appearance in Twelfth Night, we learn in the very first...
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Baddeck and That Sort of Thing

Charles Dudley Warner - Travel - 2005 - 196 pages
...mess NOTES OF j SUNNY fOKTtfiesnr Of THM PROVINCES JUtE 1SSCRIBBB, AND THAT SOE1 OF THUG. "Ay, BOW I am in Arden : the more fool I; when I was at home, I was in a better place; but travellers must be conteat." — TOTOHSTQHB, WO comrades and travellers, who sought a better country than the...
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Shakespeare

George Ian Duthie - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 206 pages
...says Rosalind on their arrival, "this is the forest of Arden." "Ay," replies Touchstone, "now am 1 in Arden; the more fool I; when I was at home, I was in a better place: but travellers must be content" (II, iv, 15-18). This is the attitude of the Fool in King Lear also. Having rejected...
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