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" There's nothing in this world can make me joy : Life is as tedious as a twice-told tale, Vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man ; And bitter shame hath spoil'd the sweet world's taste, That it yields nought but shame and bitterness. "
The Works of Shakespeare: In Eight Volumes. Collated with the Oldest Copies ... - Page 384
by William Shakespeare - 1740
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1847
...earlier years ; and when can disgrace be less welcome than when a man is going to his bride ? JOHNSON. Life is as tedious as a twice-told tale, Vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man ; And bitter shame hath spoil'd the sweet world's taste -f , That it yields nought, but...
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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

Quotations, English - 1847 - 506 pages
...heard no more ; it is a tale Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, Signifying nothing. LIFE. 3. Life is as tedious as a twice-told tale, Vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man. SHAKSPEARE. 4. Oh, how this spring of life resembleth The uncertain glory of an April day,...
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Select plays [5 plays], with notes and an intr. to each play and a life of ...

William Shakespeare - 1848
...I fear some outrage, and I'1l follow her. [Exit. Lew. There's nothing in this world can make me joy Life is as tedious as a twice-told tale, Vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man ; And bitter shame hath spoil'd the sweet world's taste, That it yields nought but shame...
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The tragedies of Sophocles, in Engl. prose. The Oxford tr

Sophocles - 1849
...boast) such as Troy hath not seen in all the host 1 There's nothing in this world can make me joy : Life is as tedious as a twice-told tale Vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man ; And bitter shame hath spoil'd the world's sweet taste, That it yields nought but shame...
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Notes and Queries

Questions and answers - 1882
...our life steals to an end "; which may be compared with the following lines from King John : " Life is as tedious as a twice-told tale, Vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man." Act III. se. ir. This parallel with others is referred to in Judge Holmes' most convincing...
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THE DRAMATIC WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE

1850
...fear some outrage, and I'll follow her. [Exit. Lew. There's nothing in this world can make me joy ; Life is as tedious as a twice-told tale, Vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man ; And bitter shame hath spoiled the sweet world's 1 taste, That it yields nought, but shame,...
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The Maid of Orleans: a romantic chronicle

Emma Robinson - 1850 - 188 pages
...hand ! A symbol and a prophecy. CHAPTER XXVIII. " There's nothing in this world can make me joy ; Life is as tedious as a twice-told tale Vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man ; And bitter shame hath spoiled the world's sweet taste That it yields naught but shame...
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The dramatic (poetical) works of William Shakspeare; illustr., embracing a ...

William Shakespeare - 1850
...Phi. I fear some outrage, and I'll follow her. Lew. There's nothing in this world can make me joy ; Life is as tedious as a twice-told tale, Vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man ; And bitter shame hath spoiled the sweet world's l taste, That it yields nought, but shame,...
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Comedies, histories, tragedies, and poems of William Shakespeare, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1851
...fear some outrage, and I '11 follow her. [Exit. LEW. There 's nothing in this world can make me joy : Life is as tedious as a twice-told tale, Vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man ; And bitter shame hath spoil'd the sweet world's taste1, That it yields nought but shame...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 23

John Holmes Agnew, Henry T. Steele, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1851
...too accurately express my own occasional feelings "There's nothing in this world can make me joy: Life is as tedious as a twice-told tale, Vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man." LA You are determined, then, to return bitter for my sweet, and dark for my light, and...
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