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" The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together... "
The works of Shakespear [ed. by H. Blair], in which the beauties observed by ... - Page 57
by William Shakespeare - 1771
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Crime and Everyday Life

Marcus Felson - Social Science - 2002 - 211 pages
...there is more to steal. In any case, crime does not simply flow from other ills. As Shakespeare writes. The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together. — All's Well That Ends Well, Act IV, Scenc 3 9. The Agenda Fallacy The welfare-state fallacy is part...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 16

Allardyce Nicoll - Drama - 2002 - 208 pages
...display a clash of opposites and reveal contrarieties. They do this not only in the moral sense that 'the web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together' (All's Well, 1v, iii, 81-2), but also in the more complex sense of contradictory attitudes, qualities...
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The Shakespeare Oracle

...and obtains his ring. In the end, he recognizes his prejudices and misdeeds. His understanding that, "The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together" (4.3.83), is the culminating step in his acceptance of Helena. "All yet seems well," as she triumphs...
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Shakespeare and the Human Mystery

J. Philip Newell - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 134 pages
...distortions of what is deepest in us. As one of the French lords says in All's Well That Ends Well, "The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together' (All's Well IV 3 70-1). Each archetype has a true expression as well as a false expression. The reality...
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A History of Shakespeare on Screen: A Century of Film and Television

Kenneth S. Rothwell - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 380 pages
...up Shakespeare's gift for articulating the tangled skein of human experience, its daily grubbiness: "The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and...together: our virtues would be proud, if our faults whipt them not, and our crimes would despair, if they were not cherish'd by our virtues" (4.3.71)....
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Studying Shakespeare: A Guide to the Plays

Laurie Maguire - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 260 pages
...fairytale competes with tragedy, and the threat of suffering is not always averted. 1 Mingled Yarns "The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together" (All's Well 4.3.71-2) Twelfth Night (1601) Twelfth Night is often grouped with two other comedies written...
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Re-visions of Shakespeare: Essays in Honor of Robert Ornstein

Robert Ornstein, Evelyn Gajowski - Drama - 2004 - 298 pages
...encount'red with a shame as ample" (4.3.68-70)." His judgment is softened by the First Lord's reminder that "the web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together" (71-72), but the First and Second Lord's condemnation of Bertram's seduction of Diana and his indifference...
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Help My Unbelief

Rutledge - Religion - 2004 - 308 pages
...are speaking together about the ambiguiries of the other characrers' acrions.6 One says to the other, "The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill togethet" (act IV, scene iii, line 8^). Thus in the parable ot Jesus, the landowner says, "Let both...
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The Battle for Middle-earth: Tolkien's Divine Design in The Lord of the Rings

Fleming Rutledge - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 373 pages
...times as one of Tolkien's major concerns — to show that, as one of Shakespeare's characters says, "The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together."29 In this battle we get our first glimpse of the fabled mumakil, or "oliphaunts," the mammoth...
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The Therapeutic Process: A Clinical Introduction to Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

J. Mark Thompson, Candace Cotlove - Psychology - 2005 - 311 pages
...lite with someone she loved, and at a time when she herself finally was capable ot loving in return. The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and...together, our virtues would be proud if our faults whipp'd them not, and our crimes would despair if they were not cherish'd by our virtues." (Shakespeare,...
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