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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 Laughing Philosopher: Being the Entire Works of Momus, Jester of Olympus ...

English wit and humor - 1825 - 767 pages
...Gratiano speaks an infinite deal of nothing, mon than any man in all Venice : his reasons are as t« grains of wheat hid in two bushels of chaff ; you...shall seek all day ere you find them : and when you but them, they are not worth the search. SCOTTICISMS. ч Step in to the ßrc, (sometimes pronounced...
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Tremaine: Or, The Man of Refinement, Volume 3

Robert Plumer Ward - 1825 - 380 pages
...Bolingbroke ?" . SHAKSPEARE. *..".•. ' . ' •' His reasons are like two grains of mustard seed, hid in two bushels of chaff; you shall seek all day ere you find them; and •when you tare them, they are not worth the search." .• W*tf/ SHAKSPEARE. • .;.... .... • i . " I ALLOW...
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The Family Shakspeare ... in which Nothing is Added to the Original Text ...

William Shakespeare - 1825
...lets me speak. Ant. Farewell: I'll grow a talker for this gear. [Exeunt GRATIANO and LORENZO. Bass. Gratiano speaks an infinite deal of nothing, more than any man in all Venice : His reasons are us two grains of wheat hid in two bushels of chaff; you shall seek all day ere you find them : and,...
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Improvement Era, Volume 7, Issue 1

1904
...become like Gratiano, the ancient proser, who spoke an infinite deal of nothing; and whose reasons were as two grains of wheat hid in two bushels of chaff;...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, that...
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Early Letters

Thomas Carlyle
...speak with ; he says " an infinite deal of nothing ; his reasons are as two grains of wheat hidden in two bushels of chaff ; you shall seek all day ere...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 continues...
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Verständigungsprobleme in Shakespeares Dramen

Hans-Jürgen Weckermann - Literary Criticism - 1978 - 369 pages
...am Platze, wenn die sprachliche Prachtentfaltung am tatsächlich vermittelten Gehalt gemessen wird: Gratiano speaks an infinite deal of nothing, more than any man 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...
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Lectures to My Students

Charles Haddon Spurgeon - Religion - 1954 - 443 pages
...who would be pleased to hear himself described after the manner of the world's great poet, who says, "Gratiano speaks an infinite deal of nothing, more...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...
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Shakespeare's Universe of Discourse: Language-Games in the Comedies

Keir Elam, William Shakespeare - Drama - 1984 - 339 pages
...Ant. It is that anything now. Bass. Gratiano speaks an inf1nite deal of nothing (more than any man in Venice), his reasons are as two grains of wheat hid...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 Gratiano's...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1996 - 1263 pages
...dried, and a maid not vendible. [Exeunt GRATIANO and LORENZO. ANTONIO. Is that any thing now? BASSANIO. y head, my heart: If this will not suffice, it must...bears down truth. And I beseech you, Wrest once the ANTONIO. Well; tell me now, what lady is the same To whom you swore a secret pilgrimage, That you to-day...
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Shakespeare the Playwright: A Companion to the Complete Tragedies, Histories ...

Victor L. Cahn - Drama - 1996 - 865 pages
...light-hearted, but also shallow and callous, as Bassanio indicates when Lorenzo and Gratiano depart: Gratiano speaks an infinite deal of nothing, more than any man in all Venice. (I, i, 114-115) Yet Bassanio, ostensibly Antonio's best friend, is himself too self-absorbed to inquire...
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