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" Time hath, my lord, a wallet at his back, Wherein he puts alms for oblivion, A great-sized monster of ingratitudes: Those scraps are good deeds past; which are devour'd As fast as they are made, forgot as soon As done... "
The Atlantic Monthly - Page 307
1894
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1132 pages
...seconded with will and power. Must make perforce an universal prey And last eat up himself. (I, iii) 173 he sun, ᰯ T "F 1992 Columbia University Press"# A great-sized monster of ingratitudes. Those scraps are good deeds past, which are devoured As fast...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 73

1894
...the records of Barneses and Sennacherib as much of course as they do the Commentaries of Csesar ; but the discovery of the key to the decipherment of the...particular position. The officer came back, after some time, and reported that it was impossible. "Impossible, sir! Why, I have the order in my pocket ! "...
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Shakespearean Pragmatism: Market of His Time

Lars Engle - 1993 - 266 pages
...famous reply echoes (as many critics have noted) Cressida's fears about gratifying Troilus's desire: Time hath, my lord, a wallet at his back Wherein he puts alms for oblivion . . . Those scraps are good deeds past, which are devour'd As fast as they are made, forgot as soon...
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Shakespeare as Prompter: The Amending Imagination and the Therapeutic Process

Murray Cox, Alice Theilgaard - 1994 - 454 pages
...which seems to speak directly to us at one moment, and to confuse us the next. Here is an example: 'Time hath, my lord, a wallet at his back Wherein he puts alms for oblivion.' (Troilus CT* Cressida 111.3. 145) A third type is neither apocalyptic nor opaque, on the contrary,...
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Selected Poems

William Shakespeare - 1995 - 128 pages
...rack behind. We are such stuff As dreams are made on, and our little life Is rounded with a sleep. 101 Time hath, my lord, a wallet at his back, Wherein he puts alms for oblivion, A great-sized monster of ingratitudes. Those scraps are good deeds past, which are devoured As fast...
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Teoría de la interpretación: discurso y excedente de sentido

Paul Ricoeur - 1995 - 112 pages
...hábil para crear metáforas consistía en ser particularmente perspicaz para observar semejanzas. 6 Time hath, my lord, a wallet at his back/ Wherein he puts alms for oblivion,/ A great-sized monster of ingratitude. / Those scraps are good deeds past, whirh are devoured/ As fast...
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Design History: An Anthology

Dennis P. Doordan - 1995 - 274 pages
...B. Meggs' A History of Graphic Design and Josef MuellerBrockman's A History of Visual Communication. Time hath, my Lord, a wallet at his back, Wherein he puts alms for oblivion, A great-siz'd monster of ingratitudes , . . William Shakespeare, Troilus and Cressida When Linda Nochlin's...
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The Sonnets

William Shakespeare - 1996 - 297 pages
...time; Time thus first gives and then takes back its gift (the idea of 60.8). Compare Tro. 3.3.145-7: 'Time hath, my lord, a wallet at his back, / Wherein he puts alms for oblivion, / A great-siz'd monster of ingratitudes.' 1 1 hand Booth suggests a play here on 'hand' = handwriting,...
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Infinity, Faith, and Time: Christian Humanism and Renaissance Literature

John Spencer Hill - 1997 - 200 pages
...present instant. As Ulysses tells an Achilles piqued that the glory of his past deeds has been forgotten, "Time hath, my lord, a wallet at his back, / Wherein he puts alms for oblivion": For Time is like a fashionable host That slightly shakes his parting guest by th' hand, And with his...
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Plato's Parmenides

Plato - 1984 - 351 pages
...days are 75. The Tempest I ii 49. For the more usual metaphor, see Troilus and Cressida IIIii1145-46: "Time hath, my lord, a wallet at his back, / Wherein he puts alms for Oblivion." The wallet is the past. Compare 6iuo6ev to the English "after": later, not earlier, but the afterdeck...
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