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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 Works of Shakespear in Eight Volumes: The Genuine Text (collated with ... - Page 285
by William Shakespeare - 1747
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Secretly Inside: A Novel

Hans Warren, S. J. Leinbach - Fiction - 2006 - 99 pages
...different bundles of jokes and may hear very differei essages in a given joke. A jest's prosperity lies in the ear Of him that hears it, never in the tongue Of him that makes it.141 oes the joke corpus tell us about the legal culture? o these stories give us a reliable reading...
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The Staging of Romance in Late Shakespeare: Text and Theatrical Technique

Christopher J. Cobb - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 304 pages
...soul in agony. (855-57) That impossibility, it turns out, is precisely her point: A jest's prosperity lies in the ear Of him that hears it, never in the tongue Of him that makes it. (861-63) The structure of Rosaline's test corresponds quite closely to the circumstances of The Winter's...
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The Cambridge Introduction to Shakespeare's Comedies

Penny Gay - Literary Criticism - 2008
...cheer others is more important than enjoying the sound of one's own witty remarks A jest's prosperity lies in the ear Of him that hears it, never in the tongue Of him that makes it. Love's Labour's Lost demonstrates the emotional limitations of a culture in which men are encouraged,...
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