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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. "
Much ado about nothing. The merchant of Venice. Love's labour's lost. As you ... - Page 93
by William Shakespeare - 1762
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1811
...in all Vcuice: His reasous are as two graius of wheat hid in two hushels of chaff; you mli all seek all day ere you find them; and, when you have them, they are not worth the search. Ant, Well ; tell me now, what lady is this same To -whom vuu swore a secret pilgrimage, That...
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The Poetical Register, and Repository of Fugitive Poetry for ..., Volume 6

1811
...through this poem ; but they are like " 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." If Fate have decreed, that a change of ministry must always produce such an inundation of...
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The Poetical Register, and Repository of Fugitive Poetry for 1801-11, Volume 6

1811
...poem; but they are like " two grains of wheat hid in two " bushels of chaff; you shall seek all Hay ere you find " them, and when you have them, they are not worth " the search." If Fate have decreed, that a change of ministry must always produce such an inundation of...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1810
...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.Ant. Well ; tell me now, what lady is this same To whom you swore a secret pilgrimage, That...
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Aphorisms from Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, Capel Lofft - 1812 - 456 pages
...nothing. The Reasons of such are as two grains of wheat bid 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. 2411. v.xvt.'SCf.— Indiscreet. 2. Many have much disabled their Estate By rashly shewing...
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Discoveries in hieroglyphics, and other antiquities, in ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Deverell - 1813
...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. . Anth. Well, tell me now, what lady is the same, To whom you swore a secret pilgrimage, That...
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The Scots Magazine and Edinburgh Literary Miscellany, Volume 76

1814
...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." Vitm of the Present State O/FRANCE. JjlVlNG in France is very cheap, and undoubtedly a person...
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Elements of Criticism, Volume 2

Lord Henry Home Kames - 1816
...ffian in all Venice : his reasons are two grains of wheat hid in two bushels of chaff; you sh II seek all day ere you find them, and when you have them they are not worth the search. Ibid. Tn the following passage a character is completed by a single stroke. Shallow. O the...
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Elements of criticism [by H. Home].

Henry Home (lord Kames.) - 1817
...man in all Venice: his reasons are 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. Ibid. Shallow. O the mad days that I have spept; and to see how many of mine old acquaintance...
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Curialia Miscellanea; Or, Anecdotes of Old Times: Regal, Noble, Gentilitial ...

Samuel Pegge - 1818 - 351 pages
...unlike Gratiano's reasons ; viz. " 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*." But, as the History of Coaches in general, and particularly of Hackney Coaches, has never...
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