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" A jest's prosperity lies in the ear Of him that hears it, never in the tongue Of him that makes it... "
The Plays of Shakspeare: Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson, George ... - Page 260
by William Shakespeare - 1807
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1811
...spirit, Whose influence is hegot of that loose grace, Which shallow langhing hearers give to tools: A jest's prosperity lies in the ear Of him that hears...tongue Of him that makes it : then, if sickly ears, Deafd wiih the clamours of their own deart groaus. Will hear your idle scorus, continue then, And I...
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Twelfth-night. Measure for measure. Much ado about nothing. Midsummer-night ...

William Shakespeare, Alexander Chalmers - 1811
...Which'xifiallow laughing hearers give to fools : ..•* : A jest's prosperity lies in the ear • •• . 'V Of him that hears it, never in the tongue • •. -: Of him that makes it: then, if sickly ears, 1 ' > DeaFd with the clamours of their own dear groans, ;'* I Will hear your idle scorns, continue...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1810
...agony. Koa. Why, that's the way tochoak a gibing spirit, Whose influence is begot of that loose grace, Which shallow laughing hearers give to fools : A jest's...tongue Of him that makes it.: then, if sickly ears, Deaf'd with the clamours of their own dear groans,* Will hear your idle scorns, continue then, And...
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Aphorisms from Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, Capel Lofft - 1812 - 456 pages
...nurs'd by that loose grace Which shallow laughing hearers give to Fools. Such jest's prosperity lives in the ear Of him that hears it ; never in the tongue Of him that makes it. 2367- TIME — Dramatic. A Twelvemonth and a Day Is too long for a Play. • if^-**'-^**. MIDSUMMER...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1813 - 913 pages
...choke a gibing ipirit. Whose intlui-nce is begot of that loose grace, Which «hallow laughing hearer* give to fools : A jest's prosperity lies in the ear...the tongue Of him that makes it : then, if sickly ean, Deaf M with the clamours of their own dear groan«, Will bear your idle scorns, continue then,...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...agony. [spirit, Rot. Why, that's the way to choak a gibing Whose influence is begot ofthat loose grace Which shallow laughing hearers give to fools : A jest's...lies in the ear Of him that hears it, never in the tongut Of him that makes it. Then, if sickly ears, Deafl with the clamors of their own dear groans,...
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Characters of Shakespear's Plays

William Hazlitt - 1817 - 352 pages
...agony. Rosaline. Why, that's the way to choke a gibing s Whose influence is begot of that loose grace, Which shallow laughing hearers give to fools: A jest's...tongue Of him that makes it: then, if sickly ears, Deaf'd with the clamours of their own dear groans, Will hear your idle scorns, continue then, And I...
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Characters of Shakespeare's Plays

William Hazlitt - 1818 - 323 pages
...Rosaline. Why, that's the way to choke a gibing spirit, Whose influence is begot of that loose grace, Which shallow laughing hearers give to fools : A jest's...the tongue Of him that makes it : then, if sickly eare, Deafd with the clamours of their own dear groans, . Will hear your idle scorns, continue then,...
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Characters of Shakespeare's Plays

William Hazlitt - 1818 - 323 pages
...choke a gibing spirit, Whose influence is begot of that loose grace, Which shallow laughing bearers give to fools : A jest's prosperity lies in the ear...tongue Of him that makes it : then, if sickly ears, Deaf'd with the clamours of their own dear groans, Will hear your idle scorns, continue then, « And...
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Characters of Shakespear's Plays

William Hazlitt - Drama - 1818 - 352 pages
...spirit, Whose influence is begot of that loose grace, Which shallow laughing hearers give to fools : 297 A jest's prosperity lies in the ear Of him that hears...tongue Of him that makes it : then, if sickly ears, Deaf'd with the clamours of their own dear groans, Will hear your idle scorns, continue then, And I...
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