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" Keeps honour bright : To have done, is to hang Quite out of fashion, like a rusty mail In monumental mockery. "
The Works of Shakespeare in Seven Volumes - Page 70
by William Shakespeare - 1733
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Reference - 1992 - 1132 pages
...seconded with will and power. Must make perforce an universal prey And last eat up himself. (I, iii) 173 he sun, ᰯ T "F 1992 Columbia University Press"# Ha great-sized monster of ingratitudes. Those scraps are good deeds past, which are devoured As fast as...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 73

American literature - 1894
...pleasant way of getting knowledge, if only a man's memory can keep all that he so collects ; but " Time hath, my lord, a wallet at his back Wherein he puts alms for oblivion." Squire. No : I will, like Time, in this case quote the general at the siege of the impregnable fortress...
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Shakespearean Pragmatism: Market of His Time

Lars Engle - Drama - 1993 - 266 pages
...famous reply echoes (as many critics have noted) Cressida's fears about gratifying Troilus's desire: Time hath, my lord, a wallet at his back Wherein he puts alms for oblivion . . . Those scraps are good deeds past, which are devour'd As fast as they are made, forgot as soon...
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Shakespeare as Prompter: The Amending Imagination and the Therapeutic Process

Murray Cox, Alice Theilgaard - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 454 pages
...which seems to speak directly to us at one moment, and to confuse us the next. Here is an example: 'Time hath, my lord, a wallet at his back Wherein he puts alms for oblivion.' (Troilus CT* Cressida 111.3. 145) A third type is neither apocalyptic nor opaque, on the contrary,...
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Selected Poems

William Shakespeare - Poetry - 1995 - 128 pages
...rack behind. We are such stuff As dreams are made on, and our little life Is rounded with a sleep. 101 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 devoured As fast as...
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Design History: An Anthology

Dennis P. Doordan - Design - 1996 - 288 pages
...B. Meggs' A History of Graphic Design and Josef MuellerBrockman's A History of Visual Communication. Time hath, my Lord, a wallet at his back, Wherein he puts alms for oblivion, A great-siz'd monster of ingratitudes , . . William Shakespeare, Troilus and Cressida When Linda Nochlin's...
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Teoría de la interpretación: discurso y excedente de sentido

Paul Ricoeur - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 112 pages
...hábil para crear metáforas consistía en ser particularmente perspicaz para observar semejanzas. 6 Time hath, my lord, a wallet at his back/ Wherein he puts alms for oblivion,/ A great-sized monster of ingratitude. / Those scraps are good deeds past, whirh are devoured/ As fast...
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Plato's Parmenides

Plato - Philosophy - 1984 - 351 pages
...days are 75. The Tempest I ii 49. For the more usual metaphor, see Troilus and Cressida IIIii1145-46: "Time hath, my lord, a wallet at his back, / Wherein he puts alms for Oblivion." The wallet is the past. Compare 6iuo6ev to the English "after": later, not earlier, but the afterdeck...
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Infinity, Faith, and Time: Christian Humanism and Renaissance Literature

John Spencer Hill - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 200 pages
...present instant. As Ulysses tells an Achilles piqued that the glory of his past deeds has been forgotten, "Time hath, my lord, a wallet at his back, / Wherein he puts alms for oblivion": For Time is like a fashionable host That slightly shakes his parting guest by th' hand, And with his...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...10501 Troilus and Cressida To be wise, and love. Exceeds man's might. 10502 Tmilus and Cressida Tune mas 1663-1704 oblivlon, A great-sized monster of ingratitudes. 10503 Troilus and Cressida Perseverance, dear my lord,...
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