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" element,' but the word is over-worn. \Exit. Vio. This fellow is wise enough to play the fool ; And to do that well craves a kind of wit : He must observe their mood on whom he jests, The quality of persons, and the time, And, like the haggard, check at... "
The plays of William Shakespeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ... - Page 400
by William Shakespeare - 1768
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Music in Shakespearean Tragedy

Frederick William Sternfeld - 2005 - 334 pages
...praise of Armin is recorded in Twelfth Night (III.i.Gy) when Viola says of Feste This fellow is wise enough to play the fool, And to do that well craves a kind of wit. And of Lear's fool, Kent remarks early in the tragedy (I.iv.iGs) This is not altogether fool, my lord....
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German Shakespeare Studies at the Turn of the Twenty-first Century

Christa Jansohn - 2006 - 318 pages
...art it needs to raise it. Here is Viola commenting upon Feste in Twelfth Night: This fellow is wise enough to play the fool, And to do that well craves a kind of wit. He must observe their mood on whom he jests, The quality of persons, and the time, And, like the haggard,...
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The Victorian Clown

Jacqueline S. Bratton, Ann Featherstone - 2006 - 273 pages
...™, . Lawrence s audience could have known it. musing about him m III. 1.60-2: 1ms fellow is wise enough to play the fool, / And to do that well craves a kind of wit.' I should have no interest - for interest is derived from principle, so being a fool and having a principle...
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Twelfth Night

William Shakespeare, Tanya Grosz, Linda Wendler - 2006 - 43 pages
..."Contemplation makes a rare turkey-cock of him; how he jets under his advanced plumes!" 3. "This fellow's wise enough to play the fool, and to do that well craves a kind of wit; . . ." 4. "That youth's a rare courtier." 5. "My master loves her dearly. . . ." 6. ". . . if he were...
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Twelfth Night: Shakespeare for the Modern Reader

John Burfeind, William Shakespeare - 2008 - 195 pages
..."element," but the word is over-worn. The Clown goes inside Olivia's house. VIOLA This fellow is wise enough to play the fool, and to do that well craves a kind of wit. He must observe their mood on whom he jests, the quality of persons, and the time. And, like the haggard...
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The Cambridge Introduction to Shakespeare's Comedies

Penny Gay - 2008
...similarity between these two characters in the play - the clown and the heroine: This fellow is wise enough to play the fool, And to do that well craves a kind of wit; He must observe their mood on whom he jests, The quality of persons, and the time . . . (3.1.50-4) This,...
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