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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. "
Treasury of Thought: Forming an Encyclopædia of Quotations from Ancient and ... - Page 303
by Maturin Murray Ballou - 1894 - 579 pages
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...

Samuel Johnson - 1805
...the soul upon it. L'JI-C. 3. Inquiry ; act of seeking ; with of, fur, or after. His reasons are at two grains of wheat hid in two bushels of chaff: you...when you have them they are not worth the search. Sbaisfeare. Who great in search of God and nature grow, They best the wise Creator's praise declare....
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1805
...tongue dried, and a maid not vendible. \.ILxeunt GRA. and LOR. Ant. Is that any thing now? 7 Bass. Gratiano speaks an infinite deal of nothing, more...any man in all Venice: His reasons are as two grains * /'// end my exhortation after dinner.] The humour of this consists in its being an allusion to the...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1806
...speakt an infinite deal of nothing, — the greatest part of his discourse ii not any thing. Tyrwhitt. of wheat hid in two bushels of chaff; you shall seek...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 Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Issue 3

William Shakespeare - 1806
...dried, and a maid not vendible. \_ I''. i, -unt Gratiano and Lorenzo. Ant. It that any thing now? Bass. Gratiano speaks an infinite deal of nothing, more...reasons are as two grains of wheat hid in two bushels of chaft'; you shall seek all day ere you find them -. and, when you have them, they are not worth the...
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Stultifera Navis: Qua Omnium Mortalium Narratur Stultitia : The Modern Ship ...

William Henry Ireland - 1807 - 295 pages
...had imagined the society might afford ; this brings to mind these lines in the Merchant of Venice : " Gratiano speaks an infinite deal of nothing, more...when you have them, they are not worth the search". _ ;NG or FOOLS. •IS'-] e is naught, sir, so fraught, sir ; in love affairs, is a species , as to...
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Stultifera Navis; ...: The Modern Ship of Fools

William Henry Ireland - 1807 - 295 pages
...had imagined the society might afford; this brings to mind these lines in the Merchant of Venice: " Gratiano speaks an infinite deal of nothing, more...when you have them, they are not worth the search." K Or, if the German you are praising, \ His knowledge of that tongue's amazing , As well as Spanish,...
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The Plays of Shakspeare: Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1807
...tongue dried, and a maid not vendible. [Exeunt GKATIANO 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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The British Theatre; Or, A Collection of Plays: Which are Acted at the ...

Mrs. Inchbald - 1808
...neat's tongue dry'd, and a maid not vendible. [Exeunt GRA. and LOREN. Ant. Is that any thing now ? Enss. Gratiano speaks an infinite deal of nothing, more...when you have them, they are not worth the search. Ant. Well ytell me now, what lady is this same, To whom you swore a secret pilgrimage, That you to-day...
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The British Theatre, Or, A Collection of Plays, which are Acted at the ...

Mrs. Inchbald - 1808
...tongue dry'd, and a maid not vendible. [Exeunt GRA. and LOBEN. Ant. Is that any thing now ? $«,«. Gratiano speaks an infinite deal of nothing, more...all day ere you find them ; and, when you have them, ttfey are not worth the search. Ant. Well ; -tell me now, what Iady is this same, To whom you swore...
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King Henry IV.: The First[-second] Part ... in Five Acts

William Shakespeare - 1808
...neat's tongue dry'd, and a maid not vendible. [Exeunt GRA. and LORES. Ant. Is that any thing now ? Bast. Gratiano speaks an infinite deal of nothing, more...bushels of chaff; you shall seek all day ere you find ihem ; and, when you have them, they are not worth the search. Ant. Well ; tfll me now, what lady is...
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