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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 Private Tutor, Or, Thoughts Upon the Love of Excelling and the Love of ...

Basil Montagu - Learning and scholarship - 1820 - 173 pages
...spirit, Whose influence, is begot of that loose grace, Which shallow laughing hearers give to fools: 122 A jest's prosperity lies in the ear Of him that hears...tongue •Of him that makes it : then if sickly ears, Deaf with the clamours of their own dear gi'oans, Will hear your idle scorns ; continue then, And I...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1821
...agony. Ros. 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...tongue Of him that makes it : then, if sickly ears, Deaf d with the clamours of their own dear groans 1, Will hear your idle scorns, continue then, And...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: To which are Added His ...

William Shakespeare - 1821
...loose grace, Which shallow laughing hearers give to fools : A jest's prosperity lies in the ear Ot 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 t groans, Will hear your idle scorns, continue then,...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, in Ten Volumes: Midsummer night's ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...agony. Ros. 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...sickly ears, DeaPd with the clamours of their own dear groans,1 Will hear your idle scorns, continue then, And I will have you, and that fault withal ; •...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1823
...agony. Ros. .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...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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The Plays of William Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1823
...begot of that loose grace, Which shallow laughing hearers give to fools : A jest's prosperity Ties in the ear Of him that hears it, never in the tongue Of him that makes it : then, if sickly ears, Deaf'd with the clamours of their own dear2 groans, Will hear your idle scorns, continue then, And...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, from the text of Johnson, Stevens ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...loose grace, Which shallow laughing hearers give to fools : A jest's prosperity lies in the ear Ol 3 4 4 4V7A3 ' ' 7 4 6 2M3(8)8 7L6 8 8 6`)+8 6 6 6 7 736 8?8I+ Deaf'd with the clamour of their own deart groans, Will hear your idle scorns, continue then, And I...
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The Beauties of Shakespeare: Selected from Each Play : with a General Index ...

William Shakespeare, William Dodd - Fore-edge painting - 1824 - 385 pages
...agony. Ros. 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...hears it, never in the tongue Of him that makes it. SONG. Spring. When daisies pied, and violets blue, And lady-smocks all silver-white, And cuckoo-buds...
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The Anatomy of Melancholy,: In which the Kinds, Causes, Consequences, and ...

Robert Burton - Melancholy - 1824 - 339 pages
...straminious, dull, and heavy ; and, indeed, " The influence Of a gibing spirit is begot of that loose grace Which shallow laughing hearers give to fools ; A jest's...hears it ; never in the tongue Of him that makes it." Leo the Tenth was a character of this unami• " There cannot," says Lord Shaftesbury, in his essay...
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The Philomathic journal, Volume 1

Philomathic institution - 1824
...SHAKSPEARE.—"Love's Labour's Lost." malice which such " idle scorns" are likely to produce, seeing that— " A jest's prosperity lies in the ear : Of him that...hears it, never in the tongue Of him that makes it." Byron was doomed to endure a strange destiny. He appeared as the great luminary of our literary hemisphere,...
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