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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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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author of The ...

British poets - 1824
...touch her whoever dare ; I'll bring mine action on' the proudest he That stops my way in Padua. WIT. A jest's prosperity lies in the ear Of him that hears it, never in the tongue Of him that makes it. So, get you hence in peace ; and tell the Dauphin, His jest will savour but of shallow wit, When thousands...
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The Plays, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1824
...begot of that loose grace, Which shallow laughing hearers give to fools : A jest's prosperity lias 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 dearf groans, Will hear your idle scorns, continue then, And...
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The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare, Part 1

William Shakespeare - 1824 - 830 pages
...begot of that loose grace, Which shallow laughing hearers give to fools : A jest's prosperity lies i'.i the ear Of him that hears it, never in the tongue Of him that makes it: then, if sickly ears, Dcafd with the clamours of their own dear groans, Will hear your idle scorns, continue then, Andl will...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1824
...in agony. Kin. Why.that'sthewaytochokeagibingspirit, Whose influence is begot of that loose grace, Which shallow laughing hearers give to fools: A jest's prosperity lies in the ear Of him that Dears it, never in the tongue Of him that makes it : then, if sickly ears, DeaPd with the clamours...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: From the Text of ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1825
...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 clamour of their own dcart groans, Will hear your idle scorns, continue then, And...
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The Works of Shakspeare: From the Text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed

William Shakespeare - Actors - 1825 - 896 pages
...that's the way to choke a gibing spirit. Whose influence is begot of that loose grace, Which (hallow udy. Bat, I pray D^aTd with the clamours of their owu dear groans, Will hear roar idle scorns, continue then, And I...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 16

Francis Bacon - 1834
...agony. Ros. Why, that's the way to choke a gibing spirit, W hose 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. (a) See ante, p. 28. (6) Rawley. and with others, who, powerful when he was nothing, might have blighted...
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Noctes Atticę, or Reveries in a garret; containing observations on men and ...

Paul Ponder (pseud.) - 1825
...influence is begot of that loose grace, Which shallow laughing hearers give to fools: A jrst's |)rnK|ierity lies in the ear Of him that hears it, never in the tongue Of him that makes it. Love's Labour Lost. Philology and the Belles Lcttres.. Since the revival of letters, too much honour...
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Noctes Atticae: Or, Reveries in a Garret; Containing Short, and Chiefly ...

Paul Ponder ([pseud.]) - 1825 - 228 pages
...gibing spirit, Whose influence is begot of that loose grace, Which shallow lanjjhin^ hearers give lo fools: A jest's prosperity lies in the ear Of him that hears it. never in the tonsjue Of him that makes it. l.uiv'.t Labour Lost. Philology and the Belles Lettres. Since the revival...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text by G. Steevens ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1826
...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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