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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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Tremaine ; Or, The Man of Refinement, Volume 2

Robert Plumer Ward - 1836
...SBAKSPEiRE. His reasons are like two grains of mustard seed, hM 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. SH4KSPEARE. " I ALLOW his fine parts," observed Evelyn, " and I am not ill disposed to allow...
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Register of Debates in Congress: Comprising ..., Volume 1; Volume 13; Volume 68

United States. Congress - 1837
...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." lint it is said the Senate had no right to pass such a resolution; that it cannot be justified...
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Materials for thinking, extracted from the works of ancient and modern ...

1837
...all Venice : his reasons arc as two grains of wheat hid in two bushels of clmft' ; you shall s'cck all day ere you find them ; and when you have them, they are not worth the search. Sha'kspeare. 534. Pleasures of the Imagination. — As we ought not to make the gratification...
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Choisir et Construire: le thème et la version, la dissertation littéraire, l ...

Christian Bouscaren - 1993 - 255 pages
...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. SHAKESPEARE : Merchant of Venice — 1-1-1 14. 123 to call, 'draw or attract so's attention...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1852
...Gratiano's discourse : ' 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.' Sir Aubrey Vacant saunters to the Reform, and there has the good luck to meet with his restless...
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Improvement Era, Volume 7, Issue 1

1904
...nothing; and whose reasons were 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." Truth brings unity, and unity strength and power. Let us all work for the advancement of truth,...
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Early Letters

Thomas Carlyle
...of nothing ; his reasons are as two grains of wheat hidden 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 enough of him. Our old college cronies have left Edinburgh nearly to a man. Waugh still...
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Verständigungsprobleme in Shakespeares Dramen

Hans-Jürgen Weckermann - 1978 - 369 pages
...in all Venice. His reasons are äs 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. (MV I. i. 114-118) Diese Bemerkung Bassanios hebt in aller Deutlichkeit den Gebrauch von Sprache...
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Lectures to My Students

Charles Haddon Spurgeon - 1954 - 443 pages
...all Venice : his reasons are as two grains of wheat hidden 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." Rousing appeals to the affections are excellent, but if they are not backed up by instruction...
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Shakespeare's Universe of Discourse: Language-Games in the Comedies

Keir Elam - 1984 - 349 pages
...man in 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, (1. 1. 79-118) There is, perhaps, a certain irony in so much talk about too much talk. And...
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