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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. "
Merchant of Venice. As you like it - Page 38
by William Shakespeare - 1785
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1806
...eleven ; And so, from hour tu hour, we rifle and ripe, And then, from hour to hour, we rot, and rot t And thereby hangs a tale. When I did hear The motley...the time, My lungs began to crow like chanticleer, That fools should be so deep-contemplative; And I did laugh, sans intermission, An hour by his dial.—O...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Issue 4

William Shakespeare - 1806
...eye, Says, very wisely, It is ten o'elock : Thus may wt see, quoth he, how the world wags ; 'Tis but an hour ago, since it was nine ; And after one hour...more, 'twill be eleven ; And so, from hour to hour, ux ripe and ripe, And then, from hour to hour, we rot, and rot, And thereby hangs a tale. When I did...
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The Plays of Shakspeare: Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1807
...ago, since it was nine ; And after an hour more, 'twill be eleven ; And so, from hour to hour, ice ripe and ripe, And then, from hour to hour, we rot,...the time, My lungs began to crow like chanticleer, That fools should be so deep-contemplative ; * And I did laugh, sans intermission, An hour by his dial....
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Stultifera Navis: Qua Omnium Mortalium Narratur Stultitia : The Modern Ship ...

William Henry Ireland - Fools and jesters - 1807 - 295 pages
...vetat? * And doubtless will repay their neglect as Jaques did the moralizing of the fool, who saith, When I did hear The motley fool thus moral on the time, My lungs began to crow like chanticleer, That fools should be so deep contemplative : And I did laugh, sans intermission, An hour by his dial....
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Stultifera Navis; ...: The Modern Ship of Fools

William Henry Ireland - Satire, English - 1807 - 295 pages
...doubtless will repay their neglect as Jaques did the moralizing of the fool, who saith, -^^^—— When I did hear "The motley fool thus moral on the time, My lungs began to crow like chanticleer, That fools should be so deep contemplative: And I did laugh, sans intermission, An hour by his dial....
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With Explanatory Notes ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough - 1807
..." Thus may we see," quoth he, " how the world " 'Tis but an hour ago, since it was nine ; [wags: ' And after one hour more, 'twill be eleven ; ' And so, from hour to hour, we ripe, and ripr, ' And then, from hour to hour, we rot, and rot, " And thereby hangs a tale." When I did hear...
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The British Theatre; Or, A Collection of Plays: Which are Acted at the ...

Mrs. Inchbald - English drama - 1808
...Says, very wisely, " It is ten a'clock : " Thus may we see," quoth he, " How the world wags: Tis but an hour ago, since it was nine ; And after one hour...the time, My lungs began to crow like chanticleer, That fools should be so deep contemplative ; And I did laugh, sans intermission, An hour by his dial....
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The British Theatre; Or, A Collection of Plays: Which are Acted at the ...

Mrs. Inchbald - English drama - 1808
...Says, very wisely j " It is ten a'clock : " Thus may we see," quoth he, " How the world wags! *f is but an hour ago, since it was nine ; And after one hour...And then, from hour to hour, we rot, and rot, And (hereby hangs a tale." When I did hear The motley fool thus moral on the time, My lungs began to crow...
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The Speaker; Or Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1808 - 400 pages
...eye, Says very wisely, It is ten o'clock : Thus, may we see, quoth he, how the world wags: 'Tis but an hour ago since it was nine, And after one hour...hour to hour we ripe and ripe, And then from hour td hour we rot and rot, And thereby hangs a tale. When I did hear The motley fool thus moral on the...
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The Ordeal: A Critical Journal of Politicks and Literature, Volume 1

Joseph Tinker Buckingham - Theater - 1809 - 412 pages
...hour ago since it was nine, .^ ... ,., c And after one hour more 'twill be eleven ; .', ,yj^od thus from hour to hour we ripe and ripe, And then from...hour to hour we rot and rot. And thereby hangs a tale — The concluding part of the quotation, " rot and rot," has so strong an application to our ships,...
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