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" But these are all lies ; men have died from time to time, and worms have eaten them, but not for love. "
The works of Shakespeare - Page 322
by William Shakespeare, Mr. Theobald (Lewis) - 1752
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As You Like It

Jennifer Mulherin, Abigail Frost, George Thompson - Drama - 2001 - 32 pages
...would die for love of Rosalind but 'Ganymede' scoffs at this romantic idea. To die for love? . . . men have died from time to time, and worms have eaten them, but not for love. Act iv Sc i Orlando soon has to hurry away to keep an appointment. Rosalind eagerly awaits...
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The Wisdom of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, Joyce E. Henry - Political Science - 2002 - 228 pages
...cramp was drowned: and the foolish chroniclers of that age found it was 'Hero of Sestos.' But these are all lies: men have died from time to time and worms have eaten them, but not for love. Rosalind— AYLI IV.i Wilt thou love such a woman? What, to make thee an instrument and play...
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Lectures on Shakespeare

Wystan Hugh Auden, Arthur C. Kirsch - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 398 pages
...cramp, was drown'd; and the foolish chroniclers of that age found it was "Hero of Sestos." But these are all lies. Men have died from time to time, and worms have eaten them, but not for love. (IV.i.94-108) At the same time, Rosalind confesses to Celia how much she loves Orlando: "O...
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The Arden Shakespeare Complete Works

William Shakespeare, Richard Proudfoot, Ann Thompson, David Scott Kastan - Drama - 1998 - 1360 pages
...cramp, was drowned, and the foolish chroniclers of that age found it was Hero of Sestos. loo But these are all lies: men have died from time to time and worms have eaten them, but not for love. ORLANDO I would not have my right Rosalind of this mind, for I protest her frown might kill...
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You're Too Kind: A Brief History of Flattery

Richard Stengel - Social Science - 2002 - 320 pages
...In As You Like It, Shakespeare mocked the troubadours' convention of dying for love when he writes, "Men have died from time to time, and worms have eaten them. But not for love." The troubadours and Shakespeare know that hearts break but they do not stop beating. For...
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Novel Shakespeares: Twentieth-century Women Novelists and Appropriation

Julie Sanders - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 258 pages
...instructing Orlando in the realities of love rather than the wornout cliches of Petrarchan sonneteering: 'Men have died from time to time and worms have eaten them, but not for love.' (As You L1ke It, 4.1.92-3); or of Rosaline educating the cynical Biron in Love's Labour's...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 46

Stanley Wells - Drama - 2002 - 280 pages
...with the tart: 'I care not for my spirits, if my legs were not weary' (2.4.1-3), or Rosal1nd herself: 'Men have died from time to time, and worms have eaten them, but not for love' (4.1.1OO).13 The world of high male literary culture constantly receives a shot in the arm...
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Shakespearean Language: A Guide for Actors and Students

Leslie O'Dell - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 269 pages
...... I drove my Suitor from his mad humour of love, to a living humour of madness... [3.2.4 17] . . . men have died from time to time, and worms have eaten them, but not for love. (4.1.106) . . . men are April when they woo, December when they wed: Maids are May when they...
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The Kabbalah of the Soul: The Transformative Psychology and Practices of ...

Leonora Leet - Religion - 2003 - 384 pages
...Rosalind, in Shakespeare's As You Like It, says of various literary examples of the love-death: "But these are all lies: men have died from time to time and worms have eaten them, but not for love" (4.1.106-8). So, like its happier counterpart, Platonic love, the path of suffering love...
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As You Like it: A Guide to the Play

Stephen J. Lynch - Drama - 2003 - 178 pages
...her lover. She peppers her speech with clever jibes reminiscent of the cynicism of Jaques: But these are all lies. Men have died from time to time, and worms have eaten them, but not for love. (4.1.100-102) Say "a day," without the "ever." No, no, Orlando, men are April when they woo,...
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