Comedy of Much Ado about Nothing

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Harper & brothers, 1881
 

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Page 139 - Romans, countrymen, and lovers! hear me for my cause ; and be silent that you may hear : believe me for mine honour; and have respect to mine honour, that you may believe: censure me in your wisdom; and awake your senses that you may the better judge. If there be any in this assembly, any dear friend of Caesar's, to him I say, that Brutus' love to Caesar was no less than his.
Page 88 - When he shall hear she died upon his words, The idea of her life shall sweetly creep Into his study of imagination...
Page 88 - Of every hearer : For it so falls out, That what we have we prize not to the worth Whiles we enjoy it ; but being lack'd and lost, Why then we rack" the value, then we find The virtue that possession would not show us Whiles it was ours...
Page 47 - Friendship is constant in all other things, Save in the office and affairs of love : Therefore, all hearts in love use their own tongues : * Accimtrd.
Page 57 - Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more, Men were deceivers ever ; One foot in sea, and one on shore ; To one thing constant never : Then sigh not so, But let them go. And be you blithe and bonny ; ' Converting all your sounds of woe Into Hey nonny, nonny.
Page 61 - I may chance have some odd quirks and remnants of wit broken on me, because I have railed so long against marriage: But doth not the appetite alter? A man loves the meat in his youth, that he cannot endure in his age: Shall quips, and sentences, and these paper bullets of the brain, awe a man from the career of his humour? No: The world must be peopled. When I said, I would die a bachelor, I did not think I should live till I were married.— Here comes Beatrice : By this day, she's a fair lady :...
Page 32 - Is it possible Disdain should die while she hath such meet food to feed it as Signior Benedick? Courtesy itself must convert to disdain if you come in her presence.

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