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The Plays of William Shakspeare ... - Page 538
by William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1785
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text by G. Steevens and E ...

William Shakespeare - 1826
...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 hears it, never in the 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...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Measure for measure. Midsummer ...

William Shakespeare, Samuel Weller Singer, Charles Symmons, Edmond Malone - 1826
...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 hears it, never in the tongue Of him that makes it : then, if sickly ears, Deaf d with the clamours of their own dear69 groans, Will hear your idle scorns, continue...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, with notes original and selected ...

William Shakespeare - 1842
...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 hears it, never in the tongue Of him that makes it : then, if sickly ears, Deaf d with the clamours of their own dear69 groans, Will hear your idle scorns, continue...
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The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare: With a Life, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1828
...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 hears it, never in the tongue Of him that makes it : then, if sickly ears, DeaPd with the clamours of their own dear groans, Will hear vour idle scorns, continue...
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Selections from the works of Taylor, Hooker, Barrow [and others] by B. Montagu

Jeremy Taylor (bp. of Down and Connor.) - 1829
...is begot of that loose grace, Which shallow laughing hearers give to fools : " A jest's prosperity lies in the ear Of him that hears it ; never in the tongue Of him that makes it." When Dr. Franklin attended the Privy Council, during the struggle between America and England, as the...
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Thoughts on laughter, by a chancery barrister [B. Montagu.].

Basil Montagu - 1830
...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 hears it, never in the 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...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare, William Harness - 1830
...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 hears it, never in the 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...
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A narrative by John Ashburnham of his attendance on King Charles the First ...

John Ashburnham, George Ashburnham Ashburnham (3d Earl of) - Great Britain - 1830
... is a recorded saying of the great Michael Angelo. In Shakspeare's opinion, A jest's prosperity lies in the ear Of him, that hears it ; never in the tongue Of him, that makes it. And it is clear, that, to the same cause, lord Clarendon mainly attributes the prosperity of sir John...
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A narrative by John Ashburnham of his attendance on King Charles the First ...

John Ashburnham, George Ashburnham Ashburnham (3d Earl of) - Great Britain - 1830
... is a recorded saying of the great Michael Angelo. In Shakspeare's opinion, A jest's prosperity lies in the ear Of him, that hears it ; never in the tongue Of him, that makes it. And it is clear, that, to the same cause, lord Clarendon mainly attributes the prosperity of sir John...
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The Dramatic Works, Volume 1

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - 1831
...grace, Which shallow laughing hearers give to fools : A - _!_ fl_ _*!-_A jest's prosperity lies in the ear Of him that hears it, never in the tongue Of him that makes it : then, if sickly ears, Deafd with the clamours of their own dear* groans, Will hear your idle scorns, continue...
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