Posts Tagged ‘as you like it’

Shakespeare Quotes There was no thought of pleasing you when she was christened.
As You Like It 3.2.363-4, Orlando to Jaques, of Rosalind

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Shakespeare QuotesAn ill-favoured thing sir, but mine own.
As You Like It 5.4.56-7, Touchstone to Duke Senior

Shakespeare Quotes I can suck melancholy out of a song, as a weasel sucks eggs.
As You Like It 2.5.11-12, Jaques to Ameins

Shakespeare Quotes All the world’s a stage,
And all the men and women merely players.
They have their exits and their entrances,
And one man in his time plays many parts,
His acts being seven ages. At first the infant,
Mewling and puking in the nurse’s arms.
And then the whining school-boy, with his satchel
And shining morning face, creeping like snail
Unwillingly to school. And then the lover,
Sighing like furnace, with a woeful ballad
Made to his mistress’ eyebrow. Then a soldier,
Full of strange oaths and bearded like the pard,
Jealous in honour, sudden and quick in quarrel,
Seeking the bubble reputation
Even in the cannon’s mouth. And then the justice,
In fair round belly with good capon lined,
With eyes severe, and beard of formal cut,
Full of wise saws and modern instances;
And so he plays his part. The sixth age shifts
Into the lean and slipper’d pantaloon,
With spectacles on nose, and pouch on side,
His youthful hose well saved, a world too wide
For his shrunk shank, and his big manly voice,
Turning again toward childish treble, pipes
And whistles in his sound. Last scene of all,
That ends this strange eventful history,
Is second childishness and mere oblivion,
Sans teeth, sans eyes, sans taste, sans everything.
As You Like It 2.7.139-166, Jaques’s “Seven Ages of Man” speech to Duke Senior and his companions in the Forest of Arden.

Shakespeare Quotes Falser than vows made in wine.
As You Like It 3.5.73, Rosalind to Phebe

Shakespeare Quotes We have seen better days.
As You Like It 2.7.120, Duke Senior to Orlando

Shakespeare Quotes I am for other than dancing measures.
As You Like it 5.4.191, Jaques to his companions, retiring from the general celebrations at the end of the play.

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