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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 Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ... - Page 236
by William Shakespeare, Isaac Reed, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1817
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Characters of Shakespear's Plays

William Hazlitt - 1817 - 352 pages
...is impossible : Mirth cannot move a soul in agony. Rosaline. Why, that's the way to choke a gibing s Whose influence is begot of that loose grace, Which...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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Characters of Shakspeare's Plays

William Hazlitt - Women in literature - 1818 - 323 pages
...the throat of death p It cannot be : it is impossible : Mirth cannot move a soul in agony. Rosaline. Why, that's the way to choke a gibing spirit, Whose...the tongue Of him that makes it : then, if sickly eare, Deafd with the clamours of their own dear groans, . Will hear your idle scorns, continue then,...
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Characters of Shakespeare's Plays

William Hazlitt - Drama - 1818 - 323 pages
...choke a gibing spirit, Whose influence is begot of that loose grace, Which shallow laughing bearers give to fools : A jest's prosperity lies in the ear...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...
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Characters of Shakespear's plays

William Hazlitt - 1818
...spirit, Whose influence is begot of that loose grace, Which shallow laughing hearers give to fools : 297 A jest's prosperity lies in the ear Of him that hears...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 Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens, Isaac Reed - Drama - 1819
...in the throat of death? It cannot be ; it is impossible : Mirth cannot move a soul in agony. líos. Why, that's the way to choke a gibing spirit, Whose...: A jest's prosperity lies in the ear Of him that nears it, never in the tongue Of him that makes it: then, if sickly ears, Deaf 'd with the clamours...
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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, Volume 4

William Shakespeare, James Boswell, Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson, Edward Capell, George Steevens, Richard Farmer, Nicholas Rowe - 1821
...in the throat of death ? It cannot be ; it is impossible : Mirth cannot move a soul in agony. Ros. Why, that's the way to choke a gibing spirit, Whose...tongue Of him that makes it : then, if sickly ears, Deaf d, with the clamours of their own dear groans1, Will hear your idle scorns, continue then, And...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the corrected copies ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...laughter in the throat of death ? It cannot be; it is impossible : Mirth cannot move a soul in agony. Ros. .Why, that's the way to choke a gibing spirit, Whose...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 dramatic works of William Shakspeare, from the text of Johnson, Stevens ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...[death? Mirth cannot mo\ea soul in agony. Has. Why, that's the way to choke a gibing spirit, AV'hpsc ouch the instrument, To learn the order Ol him that hears it, never in the tongue Of him that makes it: then, if sickly ears, Deaf'd with the...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - Drama - 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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