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" Tis but an hour ago since it was nine, And after one hour more 'twill be eleven ; And so, from hour to hour, we ripe and ripe, And then, from hour to hour, we rot and rot ; And thereby hangs a tale. "
The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the Text of the ... - Page 245
by William Shakespeare - 1805
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Wrestling With the Angel: A Memoir of My Triumph Over Illness

Max Lerner - Biography & Autobiography - 1991 - 208 pages
...cosmos — which at this point is the only way I know of transcending death. 11. Aging: The Last Voyage And so, from hour to hour we ripe and ripe, And then...to hour we rot and rot, And thereby hangs a tale. — William Shakespeare, As You Like It An aged man is but a paltry thing, A tattered coat upon a stick,...
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As You Like it

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1993 - 102 pages
...we may see,' quoth he, 'how the world wags:46 'Tis but an hour ago since it was nine, And after one hour more 'twill be eleven, And so from hour to hour,...I did hear The motley fool thus moral on the time, My lungs began to crow like Chanticleer,47 30 That fools should be so deep-contemplative; And I did...
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The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1993 - 1092 pages
...the Heart, -Reflections on Writing" (1947). 5 'Tis but an hour ago since it was nine, And after one y. A court is only as sound as its jury, and a jury...make it up. HARPER LEE (b. 1926), US aulhor. Atlicus WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (1564-161 6), English dramalisl, poei. The "molley fool* Touchstone, reported by...
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Four Comedies

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1994 - 678 pages
...'Thus we may see', quoth he, 'how the world wags: 'Tis but an hour ago since it was nine, And after one hour more 'twill be eleven, And so from hour to hour...ripe, And then from hour to hour we rot, and rot, 1 3 motley. Leslie Hotson has argued that is hardly necessary, even on the the motley of the Elizabethan...
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Shakespeare the Playwright: A Companion to the Complete Tragedies, Histories ...

Victor L. Cahn - Drama - 1996 - 865 pages
...instance, Jaques is taken with his fool's philosophy: 'Tis but an hour ago since it was nine, And after one hour more 'twill be eleven, And so from hour to hour,...to hour, we rot and rot; And thereby hangs a tale. (II, vii, 24-28) his discovery is that Jaques himself has made it. He enjoys the philosophy, but takes...
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Shakespeare, Aphra Behn and the Canon

W. R. Owens, Lizbeth Goodman - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 346 pages
...moralized: Thus we may see ... how the world wags: Tis but an hour ago since it was nine. And after one hour more 'twill be eleven. And so from hour to hour....to hour we rot. and rot. And thereby hangs a tale. (II.7.23-8) Despite the apparent irrelevance of time in the forest. mortality remains an imperative:...
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Night Sins: A Novel

Tami Hoag - Fiction - 2003 - 576 pages
...and their entrances . . . And we are the directors, the puppet masters pulling their hidden strings. And so, from hour to hour we ripe and ripe. And then...to hour we rot and rot, And thereby hangs a tale. Time for a new act and another fine twist in the plot. We are brilliant. CHAPTER 34 DAY ll 9:45 AM...
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Infinity, Faith, and Time: Christian Humanism and Renaissance Literature

John Spencer Hill - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 200 pages
...condition of existence, of all being-in-the-world Tis but an hour ago since it was nine, And after one hour more, 'twill be eleven, And so from hour to hour,...and ripe, And then from hour to hour, we rot and rot (As You Like It 2.7.24-7) idealized and sanctified romantic love, "an ever-fixed mark / That looks...
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Looking Into the Seeds of Time: The Price of Modern Development

Y. S. Brenner - Business & Economics - 443 pages
...growth.34 Demand Stimulated Growth 'Tis bul an hour ago since it was nine, And after one hour more will be eleven: And so, from hour to hour, we ripe and...to hour, we rot and rot: And thereby hangs a tale '. A fool in As you like it. Act II Sc. IV. 26 The regions where domestic markets played a most obvious...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...loves to live i' the sun, Seeking the food he eats, And pleased with what he gets. mi n; M;.H //tr;/ y. All we can hope to leave them now is 101 17 As Vou Lite ft All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players: They have...
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