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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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Romney: And Other New Works about Philadelphia by Owen Wister

James A. Butler - 2010
...see also 248-50). page 99 "... Gratiano ..." Bassamo says of a character in The Merchant of Venice: "Gratiano speaks an infinite deal of nothing, more...of chaff: you shall seek all day ere you find them, they arc not worth the search" II.i.n4-i9). page i0i "Profeisor Loi'ejoy used to say in English Five...
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Say It Like Shakespeare: How to Give a Speech Like Hamlet, Persuade Like ...

Thomas Leech - 2001 - 313 pages
...Keep Your Flim-Flam Detector on Alert Gradano speaks an infinite 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. Bassanio, The Merchant of Venice. 1, 1 In the movie The Flim-Flam Man, George C. Scott portrayed a...
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Calendrical Calculations Millennium Edition

Edward M. Reingold, Nachum Dershowitz - 2001 - 422 pages
...continuing only as long as the condition p(i) holds. The sum is 0 if p(k) is false. 1.7 Search ... as two grains of wheat hid in two bushels of chaff:...when you have them, they are not worth the search. — William Shakespeare: Merchant of Venice. Act I, scene i( 1600) In many calendar computations, it...
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The Infernal Device and Others: A Professor Moriarty Omnibus

Michael Kurland - 2001 - 518 pages
...of your less elementary disguises," Moriarty suggested, "for both our sakes." EIGHTEEN THE HAT TRICK You shall seek all day ere you find them, and, when...them, they are not worth the search. — SHAKESPEARE Moriarty spent most of Monday dissecting the cap they had picked up in the Lambeth house and subjecting...
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L'infini

Ronald Shusterman, Université de Bordeaux III. Groupe d'études et de recherches britanniques - 2002 - 316 pages
...ofVenice, Bassanio remarque à propos du prétendant de Portia qu'il n'est qu'un homme de peu de moyens: "Gratiano speaks an infinite deal of nothing (more...when you have them, they are not worth the search" (1.1.1 14-118). L'image de mesure ("a bushel" équivaut à huit gallons) est celle d'une graine, image...
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William Shakespeare: The Complete Works

William Shakespeare - 1989 - 1280 pages
...[Exeunt GRATIANO ana LORENZO. ANTONIO. Is that any thing now? BASSANIO. Gratiano speaks an i finite deil treat and flourish. Re-enter RICHMOND, DERBY bearing the crotón, with divers other LORDS. EAR b jshels of chaff: you shall seek all day ere you find them; and when you have them, they are not worth...
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Il mercante di Venezia

William Shakespeare - 2003 - 240 pages
...tongue dried and a maid not vendible. Exeunt Grattano and Lorenzo ANTONIO Is that anything now? BASSANIO Gratiano speaks an infinite deal of nothing, more...when you have them they are not worth the search. ANTONIO Well, tell me now what lady is the same To whom you swore a secret pilgrimage, po That you...
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The Merchant of Venice

William Shakespeare, Tony Farrell - 2003 - 141 pages
...dried and a maid not vendible. [Exeunt GRATIANO and LORENZO ANTONIO Is that anything now? BASSANIO Gratiano speaks an infinite deal of nothing - more...reasons are as two grains of wheat hid in two bushels of 115 chaff: you shall seek all day ere you find them, and when you have them they are not worth the...
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Great Oxford: Essays on the Life and Work of Edward De Vere, 17th Earl of ...

Richard Malim - 2004 - 362 pages
...Bassanio says of him, albeit laughingly: Gratiano speaks an infinite 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. Nor is there anything sunny about the hero of the play, Antonio. While he becomes an exemplum of Christ's...
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Shakespeare's Comedy of Love

Alexander Leggatt - 2005 - 288 pages
...love. Gratiano's joking is tolerated, but seen as ultimately shallow. Bassanio accuses him of speaking an infinite deal of nothing, more than any man in...when you have them they are not worth the search. (ii 114-18) As with Gratiano's own comments on the lovers, if this were said to his face it might pass...
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