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" Gratiano speaks an infinite deal of nothing, more than any man in all Venice. His reasons are as two grains of wheat hid in two bushels of chaff : you shall seek all day ere you find them, and when you have them, they are not worth the search. "
The comedies of The Merchant of Venice, and As you like it, with the notes ... - Page 14
by William Shakespeare - 1805
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Works, Containing His Plays and Poems: To which is Added a Glossary, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1797
...man in all Venice : His reafons are as two grains of wheat hid in two bufhels of chaff; you mail feek all day ere you find them ; and, when you have them, they are not worth the fearch. ANT. Well ; tell me now, what lady is this fame To whom you fwore a fecret pilgrimage, That...
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The Spirit of the Public Journals: Being an Impartial Selection of ..., Volume 1

Stephen Jones, Charles Molloy Westmacott - English literature - 1798
...faction, as far at least as he could judge from the evidence of the Public Journals, may be compared to " two grains of •wheat hid in two bushels of chaff; you shall seek all day ere you find them, and ivhenyoubavethem, they arc not-worth the search*." The just application of the foregoing words, will,...
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The Dramatic Writings of Will. Shakespeare: With Introductory ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, George Steevens, Samuel Johnson, Nicholas Rowe - 1798
...in all Venice : His reafons arc as two grains of wheat hid in two bufhels of chaff ; you fhall feek all day ere you find them ; and, when you have them, they are not worth the fearch. Anth. Well ; tell me now, what lady is the fame, To whom you fwore a fecret pilgrimage, That...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 22

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1798
...truth in fuch difquifitions is li!;0 ' two grains of wheat in two bufhels of chaff: you (hall feek all day ere you find them, and when you have them they are not worth the fearch.' Nothing more ftrongly evinces the futility of etymological inquires in the prelent infrance,...
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The Spirit of the Public Journals: Being an Impartial Selection of ..., Volume 1

Stephen Jones, Charles Molloy Westmacott - English literature - 1799
...from the evidence of the Public Journals, may be compared to " two grains of wheat bid in two busheh of chaff '; you shall seek all day ere you find them,...when you have them, they are not worth the search* " The just application of the foregoing words, will, indeed, be manifest to the reader himself, when...
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The Antijacobin Review: And Protestant Advocate: Or, Monthly ..., Volume 1

1799
...public journals, may be compared to " two grains of wheat hid in two bufhels of chaff; you mall feek all day ere you find them, and when you have them, they are not worth the fearch." Here he admits, at lead, that he has chiefly felected his materials from the productions of...
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The Rolliad: In Two Parts; Probationary Odes for the Laureatship; and ...

Great Britain - 1799 - 524 pages
...coujthat ,he, pncc, at Magdalen College, Oxford, had it explained to him, that .the famous ; passage '.' His reasons are as two grains of wheat hid in two bushels of chaff, " has no sort of reference to verbal criticism 10 / •• . i '.' I i * " " ' \ ? t •• , . RECOMMENDATORY'...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare...

William Shakespeare - 1800
...in all Venice : His reafons are as two grains of wheat hid in two buihels of chaff; you fliall feek all day ere you find them ; and, when you have them, they are not worth the fearch. Ant. Well ; tell me now, what lady is this fame To whom you fwore a fecret pilgrimage, That...
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The philosophy of rhetoric, Volume 2

George Campbell - English language - 1801
...Bassanio in the play gives of Gratiano's conversation : " He " speaks an infinite deal of nothing. His reasons are " as two grains of wheat hid in two...when " you have them, they are not worth the search." It is therefore futility in the thought, and not perspicuity in the language, which is the fault of...
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The Merchant of Venice, a comedy, altered [by R. Valpy] from Shakespeare, as ...

William Shakespeare - 1802
...in all Venice : His reafons are as two grains of wheat hid in two buftiels of chaff; you mall feek all day ere you find them ; and when you have them, they are not worth the fearch. Ant. Well ; tell me now, what lady is this fame, To whom you fwore a fecret pilgrimage, That...
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