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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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Expert Oracle Database 10g Administration

Sam Alapati - 2006 - 1276 pages
...was interesting. If you proceed a little further in the play, you'll find this quotation: BASSANIO Gratiano speaks an infinite deal of nothing, more...of chaff: you shall seek all day ere you find them . . . — The Merchant of Venice, act 1, scene 1 Bassanio counters that, in truth, Gratiano speaks...
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The Artistry of Shakespeare's Prose

Brian Vickers - 2004 - 452 pages
...- a sensitive transition) that Bassanio used for Gratiano after an equally affected piece of verse: 'His reasons are as two grains of wheat hid in two...when you have them they are not worth the search' (I, i, 114-18). Shylock now enters, and Salerio and Solanio divert their malice towards him, with some...
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Don't Throw Away Tomorrow: Living God's Dream for Your Life

Robert H. Schuller - 2009 - 224 pages
...quarter on a whistle? I didn't want a whistle after all." Shakespeare wrote in The Merchant of Venice, "You shall seek all day ere you find them; and when you have them, they are not worth the search." In our compulsive quest for satisfaction, we have become a throwaway society. We throw away food, throw...
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Discussions - The Christian Religion

Robert G. Ingersoll - 2007 - 530 pages
...and fade. ROBERT G. INGERSOLL. THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION. ii. BY JEREMIAH S. BLACK. " Gratiano speaks of an infinite deal of nothing;, more than any man in...when you have them they are not worth the search." — Merchant of Venice. THE request to answer the foregoing paper comes to me, not in the form but...
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Tragik und Komik in Shakespeare's 'The Merchant of Venice'

Miriam Weinmann - 2007 - 56 pages
...Geschwätz wird von Bassanio ebenfalls auf komische Weise kommentiert: "Gratiano speaks an invinite deal of nothing, more than any man in all Venice,...when you have them, they are not worth the search." (I, l, 1 14-1 18) Bassanio spricht diese Sätze in Prosa und nicht in Versform, wie ansonsten alle...
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An Actor's Edition of Shakespeare Revisited

James R. Hartman - 2007 - 516 pages
...any man in all Venice, His reasons are like two grains of wheat hid in two bushels of corn: you must seek all day ere you find them, and when you have them, they are not worth the search. Well, tell me now what lady is the one To whom you swore a secret pilgrimage, That you today promised...
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