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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. "
Merchant of Venice. As you like it - Page 38
by William Shakespeare - 1785
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: To which are Added His ...

William Shakespeare - 1821
...Thus may we see, quoth he, how the world wag 'Tis hut an hour ago, since it was nine ; And after an hour more, 'twill be eleven; And so, from hour to...the time, My lungs began to crow like chanticleer, That fools should be so dcep-coniemplative ; And I did laugh, sans intermission, An hour by hisdial....
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 18, Parts 1-2

1821
...Kearsley's Guides. Q. KETT. NO. XXVIII. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1787. To the Author of the Olla Podrida. When I did hear The motley fool thus moral on the time. My lungs began to crow like chanticleer, That fools should be so deep contemplative; And I did langh, sans intermission. An hour by his dial....
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The flowers of literature, or, Encyclopędia of anecdote, a coll ..., Volume 1

William Oxberry - 1822
...hour to hour, we ripe andripe, And then from hour to hour we rot and rot, And thereby hangs a tate. When I did hear The motley fool thus moral on the time, My lungs began to crow like chanticleer, G 4 That fools should be so deep contemplative ; And I did laugh, sans intermission, An hour by his...
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The Speaker: Or Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 pages
...eye, Says very wisely, It is ten o'clock : Thus may we see, quoth he, how the world wags : 'Tis but an hour ago since it was nine, And after one hour...the time, My lungs began to crow like chanticleer, That fools should be so deep contemplative : And I did laugh, sans intermission, An hour by his dial....
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The Plays of William Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1823
...more, 'twill be eleven ; And so.from hour to hour, we ripe, and ripe, J{nd then, from hour to hoitr,we rot, and rot, And thereby hangs a tale. When I did...the time, My lungs began to crow like chanticleer, Thai fools should be so deep-contemplative ; And I did laugh, sans intermission, An hour by his dial....
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, in Ten Volumes: Measure for ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...Jlnd so, from hour to hour, •aie ripe and ripe, .Jnd then, from hour to hour, we rot, and rot, Jlnd thereby hangs a tale. When I did hear The motley fool...the time, My lungs began to crow like chanticleer, That fools should be so deep-contemplative ; And I did laugh, sans intermission, An hour by his dial....
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author of The ...

British poets - 1824
...eye, Says, very wisely, Ft is ten o'clock : Thus we may see, quoth he, how the world wags ; 'Tis but an hour ago, since it was nine ; And after one hour...the time, My lungs began to crow like chanticleer, That fools should be so deep contemplative ; And I did laugh, sans intermission, An hour by his dial....
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The Flowers of Literature: Consisting of Selections from History ..., Volume 1

William Oxberry - 1824
...Says, very wisely, It is ten o'clock: Thus may we see, quoth he, Jlow the world mags: ' Tis but an hour since it was nine ; And after one hour more, 'twill...the time, My lungs began to crow like chanticleer, That fools should be so deep contemplative; And I did laugh, sans intermission, An hour by his dial....
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The Flowers of Literature: Consisting of Selections from History ..., Volume 1

William Oxberry - 1824
...wisely, It is ten o'clock : Thus may we see, quoth he, how the "world icags : ' Tis but an hour since U was nine ; And after one hour more, 'twill be eleven...the time, My lungs began to crow like chanticleer, That fools should be so deep contemplative ; And I did laugh, sans intermission, An hour by his dial....
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The Beauties of Shakespeare: Selected from Each Play : with a General Index ...

William Shakespeare, William Dodd - 1824 - 385 pages
...his poke; And, looking on it with lack-lustre eye, Says, very wisely, It is ten o'clock: And after an hour more, 'twill be eleven: And so, from hour to...the time, My lungs began to crow like chanticleer, That fools should be so deep-contemplative; And I did laugh, sans intermission, An hour by his dial.—O...
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