Ivy

The Winter’s Tale, [3.3.58-67]. Shepherd. “I would there were no age between ten and three-and-twenty, or that youth would sleep out the rest; for there is nothing in the between but getting wenches with child, wronging the ancientry, stealing, fighting — Hark you now! Would any but these boil’d brains of nineteen and two-and-twenty hunt this weather? They have scar’d away two of my best sheep, which I fear the wolf will sooner find than the master. If anywhere I have them, ’tis by the seaside, browsing of ivy. Good luck, an’t be thy will!”

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One Response to “Ivy”

  1. Shakespeare’s Plants (alphabetical) « PLANTS Says:

    […] Ivy: Tempest, [1.2.79-87]; Comedy of Errors, [2.2.173-179]; Midsummer Night’s Dream, [4.1.39-44]; The Passionate Pilgrim, [19.9-16]; The Winter’s Tale, [3.3.58-67]. […]

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