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" A jest's prosperity lies in the ear Of him that hears it, never in the tongue Of him that makes it... "
The plays of William Shakspeare, accurately pr. from the text of mr ... - Página 335
por William Shakespeare - 1797
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The Lady Vanishes: Subjectivity and Representation in Castiglione and Ariosto

Valeria Finucci - 1992 - 329 páginas
...proprium of Man as animal rationale. — Umberto Eco, A Theory of Semiosis , 59 A jest's prosperity lies in the ear of him that hears it, never in the tongue of him that makes it. — Shakespeare, Love's Labor's Lost, V, 2 MY ARGUMENT IN the preceding two chapters has been that...
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Melville and the Politics of Identity: From King Lear to Moby-Dick

Julian Markels - 1993 - 164 páginas
...Horatio" or Edgar's "Ripeness is all," and sometimes portentous utterances like these: A jest's prosperity lies in the ear Of him that hears it, never in the tongue Of him that makes it. (Love's Labour's Lost V.ii. 871-73) The ample proposition that hope makes In all designs begun on earth...
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The Soul of Wit: Joke Theory Fromm Grimm to Freud

Carl Dale Hill - 1993 - 244 páginas
...claim that the success of the Witzarheit can onlv be judged by a third person. 'A jest's prosperity lies in the ear of him that hears it, never in the tongue of him that makes it' ( 144). The inherent intersubjectivity of the joke becomes essential in the process ofEvleiebterung....
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1996 - 1263 páginas
...influence is begot ofthat loose grace Which shallow laughing hearers give to fools: A jest's prosperity ff he threw: Then threw he down himself, and all their lives That by indictment sickly ears, Deaf 'd with the clamours of their own dear groans, Will hear your idle scorns, continue...
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Alternative Shakespeare Auditions for Women

William Shakespeare, Simon Dunmore - 1997 - 120 páginas
...all the fierce endeavour of your wit To enforce the pained impotent to smile. is A jest's prosperity lies in the ear Of him that hears it, never in the tongue Of him that makes it. Then, if sickly ears, Deafed with the clamours of their own dear groans, Will hear your idle scorns, continue...
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Coming of Age in Shakespeare

Marjorie B. Garber - 1997 - 248 páginas
...twelvemonth he must visit 'the speechless sick' and make them smile. Rosaline's homily, 'A jest's prosperity lies in the ear / Of him that hears it, never in the tongue / Of him that makes it' (859-61) is not only good moral sense but a sound articulation of the importance of plain talk in Shakespeare...
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Shakespeare's Sweet Thunder: Essays on the Early Comedies

Michael J. Collins - 1997 - 249 páginas
...up others. Rosaline hopes that Berowne will come to discover for himself that "a jest's prosperity lies in the ear / Of him that hears it, never in the tongue / Of him that makes it" (5.2.861-63). She calls his jests "idle scorns" and twice refers to his "gibing spirit" as a "fault,"...
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The Senses of Humor: Self and Laughter in Modern America

Daniel Wickberg - 1998 - 267 páginas
...Lost reveal a notion of the jest as a commodity to be defined by its exchange: A jest's prosperity lies in the ear Of him that hears it, never in the tongue Of him that makes it.* From the sixteenth century, when the term "jest" was first used to designate all manner of laughable...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 669 páginas
...his verbosity finer than the staple of his argument. 10338 Love's Labour's Lost A jest's prosperity tony and Cleopatra The crown o' the earth doth melt. My lord! O! withered 10339 Macbeth FIRST WITCH: When shall we three meet again In thunder, lightning, or in rain? SECOND...
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Yale Studies in English, Volumen34

1908
...Epilogue. 2 Their fate is only in their hearers eares. Cf. LL L. 5. 2. 871-3 : A jest's prosperity lies in the ear Of him that hears it, never in the tongue Of him that makes it. 4 The maker. For a discussion of Jonson's use of the word ' maker ' cf. Henry, ed. Epiccme, Second...
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