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The Works of Shakespear in Eight Volumes: The Genuine Text (collated with ... - Page 285
by William Shakespeare - 1747
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Leadership: Quotations from the World's Greatest Motivators

Business & Economics - 1997 - 338 pages
...Fortune and humour govern the world. Francois, Due de La Rochefoucauld Maximes, 1665 A jest's prosperity lies in the ear Of him that hears it, never in the tongue Of him that makes it. William Shakespeare Love's Labour's Lost, Act V, Scene ii, 1595 People are afraid of a leader who has...
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The Oxford dictionary of literary quotations

Peter Kemp - Reference - 1997 - 479 pages
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Shakespeare's Sweet Thunder: Essays on the Early Comedies

Michael J. Collins - Drama - 1997 - 249 pages
...up others. Rosaline hopes that Berowne will come to discover for himself that "a jest's prosperity lies in the ear / Of him that hears it, never in the tongue / Of him that makes it" (5.2.861-63). She calls his jests "idle scorns" and twice refers to his "gibing spirit" as a "fault,"...
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The Globe illustrated Shakespeare: the complete works annotated

William Shakespeare, Howard Staunton, John Gilbert - Drama - 1979 - 2364 pages
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...his verbosity finer than the staple of his argument. 10338 Love's Labour's Lost A jest's prosperity tony and Cleopatra The crown o' the earth doth melt. My lord! O! withered 10339 Macbeth FIRST WITCH: When shall we three meet again In thunder, lightning, or in rain? SECOND...
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Yale Studies in English, Volume 34

1908
...Epilogue. 2 Their fate is only in their hearers eares. Cf. LL L. 5. 2. 871-3 : A jest's prosperity lies in the ear Of him that hears it, never in the tongue Of him that makes it. 4 The maker. For a discussion of Jonson's use of the word ' maker ' cf. Henry, ed. Epiccme, Second...
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Gender and Literacy on Stage in Early Modern England

Eve Rachele Sanders - Drama - 1998 - 260 pages
...men's use of the language of the academy as an exclusionary tactic. But just as "a jest's prosperity lies in the ear / Of him that hears it, never in the tongue / Of him that makes it" (5.2.838-40), so too the scholars can use their knowledge to diminish others only if those on the receiving...
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The Senses of Humor: Self and Laughter in Modern America

Daniel Wickberg - Psychology - 1998 - 267 pages
...Lost reveal a notion of the jest as a commodity to be defined by its exchange: A jest's prosperity lies in the ear Of him that hears it, never in the tongue Of him that makes it.* From the sixteenth century, when the term "jest" was first used to designate all manner of laughable...
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Augustus Baldwin Longstreet's Georgia Scenes Completed: A Scholarly Text

Augustus Baldwin Longstreet - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 351 pages
...get home!" Augusta State Rights' Sentinel, June 19, 1835, 3. THE DEAF LADIES. "A jest's prosperity lies in the ear Of him that hears it: never in the tongue Of him that makes it." — Shakespeare. A gentleman who was fond of enjoying a hearty laugh at the expense sometimes of his...
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Obras selectas, Volume 1

José Balza, Maurice Belrose - Venezuelan literature - 1998 - 601 pages
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