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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. "
A Dictionary of Quotations in Prose: From American and Foreign Authors ... - Page 463
edited by - 1889 - 701 pages
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The Beauties of Shakespeare: Selected from Each Play : with a General Index ...

William Shakespeare, William Dodd - Fore-edge painting - 1824 - 385 pages
...Antonio, I do know of these, That therefore only are reputed wise, For saying nothing. • LOaUAClTY. Gratiano speaks an infinite deal of nothing, more...when you have them, they are not worth the search. MEDIOCRITY. For aught I see, they are as sick, that surfeit with too much, as they that starve with...
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The Plays, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1824
...tongue dried, and a maid not vendible. [Exeunt Gratiano and Lorenzo. Ant. Is that any thing now ? Bass. Gratiano speaks an infinite deal of nothing, more...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 you to-day...
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Lectures on Pulpit Eloquence

George Campbell - Preaching - 1824 - 344 pages
...Bassanio in the play says of Gratiano's conversation, " They speak an infinite " deal of nothing. Their reasons are as two grains " of wheat hid in two bushels...when you " have them they are not worth the search." To lay down therefore proper canons of sacred criticism, to arrange them according to their comparative...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 4

John Milton - 1824
...bran together He throws without distinction. It is the same allusion in the Merch. of Yen. act ia 1. " His " reasons are as two grains of " wheat hid in...chaff; you shall seek all day " ere you find them, &c." The meaning of the whole context is this, " I am offended when vice " pretends to dispute and...
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The dramatic works of Shakspeare, from the text of Johnson and Stevens [sic ...

William Shakespeare - 1824
...: < л - ' ii p,. -. ' [Exeunt GRATIANO and LORENZO.. Ant. Is that any thing now 'i Bass, Gratiaao speaks an infinite deal of nothing, more than any...Venice: His reasons are as two grains of wheat hid ч in two bushels of chaff; you shall seek all day ere you iiml them -, and when yon have them, they...
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The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare, Part 1

William Shakespeare - 1824 - 830 pages
...nothing, more than any man in all Venice: his reasons arc as two grains of wheat hid in twobushels of chaff; you shall seek all day ere you find them;...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 you to-day...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1824
...tongue dried, and a maid not vendible. [Exeunt Gmtiaiio and Lorenio. Anl. Is that any thing now ? Ross. Gratiano speaks an infinite deal of nothing, more...all Venice : His reasons 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...
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The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1824 - 830 pages
...tongue dried, and a maid not vendible. [Exeunt Gratiano and Lorenzo. Ant. Is that anything now? Bass. ent? No man : The expedition of my violent arc as two grains of wheat hid in two bushels of chaff; you shall seek all day ere you find them ;...
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Tremaine: Or, The Man of Refinement, Volume 3

Robert Plumer Ward - 1825 - 380 pages
...''..•' "What say* King Bollngbroke ? SHAKSPBARE. " His reasons are like two grains of mustard seed, hid in two bushels of chaff; you shall seek all day...when you' have them, they are not worth the search." .hO' ' •.ii., f. '•,,". ! Jr ^'•i^"' SHAKSPEARE. •• f : . i\ ici • . i ** I ALLOW his fine...
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The Works of Shakspeare: From the Text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed

William Shakespeare - Actors - 1825 - 896 pages
...and Lorenzo* Ant. Is that anv thing now? Baft. Gratiano speaks an infinite deal of nothing, •lore a ? Pet. Su yon find them ; and, wbeoyon have them, they are not worth the search. in'. Well ; tell me now, what...
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