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" Tis but an hour ago since it was nine, And after one hour more 'twill be eleven ; And so, from hour to hour, we ripe and ripe, And then, from hour to hour, we rot and rot ; And thereby hangs a tale. "
Old Age Is a Terminal Illness - Page 20
by Alma Bond - 2006 - 188 pages
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Shakespeare as Prompter: The Amending Imagination and the Therapeutic Process

Murray Cox, Alice Theilgaard - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 454 pages
...world wags: 'Tis but an hour ago since it was nine, And after one hour more 'twill be eleven; And then from hour to hour, we rot, and rot, And thereby hangs a tale.' (II. 7. 20)* In Hamlet we find a striking confrontation of past and future. As Hardy (1989, 93) points...
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Shakespeare, Aphra Behn and the Canon

W. R. Owens, Lizbeth Goodman - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 346 pages
...nine. And after one hour more 'twill be eleven. And so from hour to hour. we ripe. and ripe. And then from hour to hour we rot. and rot. And thereby hangs a tale. (II.7.23-8) Despite the apparent irrelevance of time in the forest. mortality remains an imperative:...
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Shakespeare the Playwright: A Companion to the Complete Tragedies, Histories ...

Victor L. Cahn - Drama - 1996 - 865 pages
...nine, And after one hour more 'twill be eleven, And so from hour to hour, we ripe and ripe, And then from hour to hour, we rot and rot; And thereby hangs a tale. (II, vii, 24-28) his discovery is that Jaques himself has made it. He enjoys the philosophy, but takes...
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Night Sins: A Novel

Tami Hoag - Fiction - 2003 - 576 pages
...the puppet masters pulling their hidden strings. And so, from hour to hour we ripe and ripe. And then from hour to hour we rot and rot, And thereby hangs a tale. Time for a new act and another fine twist in the plot. We are brilliant. CHAPTER 34 DAY ll 9:45 AM...
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As You Like It (MAXNotes Literature Guides)

Michael Morrison - Study Aids - 2015 - 130 pages
...an hour after nine and an hour before eleven; thus, "from hour to hour, we ripe and ripe/ And then from hour to hour, we rot and rot;/ And thereby hangs a tale." Jaques claims he was so delighted by Touchstone's comments that he laughed an hour by his dial. He...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...pleased with what he gets. mi n; M;.H //tr;/ And so, from hour to hour, we ripe and ripe, And then inst 101 17 As Vou Lite ft All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players: They have...
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Ulysses

James Joyce - Artists - 1998 - 980 pages
...'fool i' the forest' in As You Like It, n. vii. 26-8: 'From hour to hour, we ripe and ripe, | And then from hour to hour, we rot and rot; | And thereby hangs a tale'. 199.2 Boccaccio's Calandrino: Giovanni Boccaccio's (1313-75) Decameron, Day 9, 853 story 3, concerns...
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Heroes of History: A Brief History of Civilization from Ancient Times to the ...

Will Durant - History - 2002 - 351 pages
...us that the only certainty in life is death: And so from hour to hour we ri fie and ripe, And then from hour to hour we rot and rot, And thereby hangs a tale. (2.7) In Hamlet (1601) a brutal crime embitters the highly refined son of the victim to find a graveyard...
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The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots

Joseph Twadell Shipley - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 636 pages
...hour, year, yore. Gm Yahrzeit: anniversary. And so, from hour to hour, we ripe and ripe, And then, from hour to hour, we rot and rot, And thereby hangs a tale . . . My lungs began to crow like chanticleer That fools should be so deep-contemplative, And I did...
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The Westminster Collection of Christian Quotations

Martin H. Manser - Religion - 2001 - 497 pages
...sand by the seashore. Dwight Lyman (DL) Moody And so, from hour to hour, we ripe and ripe, /And then, from hour to hour, we rot and rot; / And thereby hangs a tale. William Shakespeare Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore, / So do our minutes hasten to...
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