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" Now, my co-mates and brothers in exile, Hath not old custom made this life more sweet Than that of painted pomp? Are not these woods More free from peril than the envious court? Here feel we but the penalty of Adam, — The seasons' difference : as the... "
The Plays of William Shakspeare: Much ado about nothing ; Midsummer-night's ... - Page 357
by William Shakespeare - 1811
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Re-visions of Shakespeare: Essays in Honor of Robert Ornstein

Robert Ornstein, Evelyn Gajowski - Drama - 2004 - 298 pages
...pastoral. fends country living and attacks the court, with its artificiality, danger, and competitiveness: "Hath not old custom made this life more sweet / Than...woods / More free from peril than the envious court?" (2.1.2-4; emphasis mine). Any fear that his forest society might merely reproduce structures of authority,...
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Shakespeare

George Ian Duthie - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 206 pages
...place in the forest is II, i. At the beginning of this scene the exiled Duke speaks to his fellows: Now, my co-mates and brothers in exile, Hath not old...woods More free from peril than the envious court? Here feel we not the penalty of Adam1 The seasons' difference? — as the icy fang And churlish chiding...
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The Great Comedies and Tragedies

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2005 - 896 pages
...before it. The exiled Duke, 'AMIENS and two or three Lords like foresters' come from the cave DUKE Now, my co-mates and brothers in exile, Hath not old...woods More free from peril than the envious court? Here feel we not the penalty of Adam, The seasons' difference? As the icy fang And churlish chiding...
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Daily Life

Kathy Elgin - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2005 - 32 pages
...penalties for all kinds of criminals, including this beggar, who is being whipped through the streets. Hath not old custom made this life more sweet Than...woods More free from peril than the envious court? As You LIKE IT, ACT 2, SCENE 1 old custom: a long time painted pomp: artificial splendor envious: where...
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Daily Life

Kathy Elgin - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2005 - 32 pages
...penalties for all kinds of criminals, including this beggar, who is being whipped through the streets. Hath not old custom made this life more sweet Than...woods More free from peril than the envious court? As You LIKE IT, ACT 2, SCENE 1 old custom: a long time painted pomp: artificial splendor envious: where...
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Literatur und Lebenskunst: Festschrift für Gerd Rohmann

Eva Oppermann - Authorship - 2006 - 298 pages
...der rettenden Konversion vom Duke Senior geschildert im Selbstbekenntnis seiner eindringlichen Rede: Now my co-mates and brothers in exile, Hath not old...woods More free from peril than the envious court? (II, 1, 1ff.) Das Exil in den Wäldern ist nicht das Paradies, aber die , exilierten' „Hirten" fühlen...
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The Cambridge Introduction to Shakespeare's Comedies

Penny Gay - Literary Criticism - 2008
...living close to nature (one of the myths of the pastoral genre, especially in its classical Latin form): Now, my co-mates and brothers in exile, Hath not old...woods More free from peril than the envious court? . . . Sweet are the uses of adversity Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious...
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