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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 comedies, histories, tragedies and poems of William Shakspere, ed. by C ...

William Shakespeare - 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 taste», That it yields nought but shame...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With a Life of the Poet, and ...

William Shakespeare, Alexander Chalmers - 1851
...fear some outrage, and I'll follow her. [Exit. I 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 hitter shame hath spoiled the sweet world's taste, That it yields nought, but shame...
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Shakespeare's Stagecraft

John L. Styan - Drama - 1967 - 244 pages
...Prince Arthur and the grief of his mother Constance, 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. (m, iv, 107-9) unite mood and sentiment in the drama of the scene. The idiom of such speech,...
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The Concise Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1989 - 343 pages
...Shaw on MORALITY; Beecham on Music; Barrie, Wilson on The SCOTS; Muggeridge on SEX; Shaw on VICE Ennui Life is as tedious as a twice-told tale, Vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man. Lewis, Kingjohn William Shakespeare (1564-1616) English dramatist, poet She, while her...
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Nietzsche and Psychoanalysis

Daniel Chapelle - Philosophy - 1993 - 258 pages
...all-too-familiar anecdotes. In the words of Shakespeare: "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" (King John 3.4.107-9). Freud emphasizes this sense of timelessness: "Unconscious mental...
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The Birth-mark: Unsettling the Wilderness in American Literary History

Susan Howe - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 189 pages
...been published in magazines. The title could also be a reference to lines in Shakespeare's King John: "Life is as tedious as a twice-told tale, / Vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man." Coincidentally or uncannily, Twice-told Tales was published in 1837, exactly two hundred...
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The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1993 - 1092 pages
...statesman. Moral Essays, "De Tranquillitate Animi" (On Tranquilily of Mind), set. 2, subset. 1 5. 9 e Letters of the farl of Chesterfield to His drowsy man. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (1 564-1 61 6), English dramatist, poel. Louis the Dauphin, in Kinglohn,...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1996 - 1263 pages
...fear some outrage, and I'll follow her. [Exit. LOUIS. 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 biner shame hath spoil'd the sweet world's taste, That it yields naught but shame and...
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Shakespeare: A Book of Quotations

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2012 - 64 pages
...of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together. All's Well that Ends Well, Act IV, sc. 3. Life is as tedious as a twice-told tale vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man. King John, Act III, sc. 4. And so from hour to hour, we ripe and ripe, and then, from hour...
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The Arden Dictionary of Shakespeare Quotations

William Shakespeare, Jane Armstrong - Drama - 1999 - 396 pages
...composition! King John 2.1.561, PHILIP THE BASTARD 8 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. King John 3.3.1o7-9, LEWIS, DAUPHIN, TO PHILIP, KING OF FRANCE 9 I am amazed, methinks...
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