Beards Quotes in Much Ado About Nothing
The Much Ado About Nothing quotes below all refer to the symbol of Beards. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page and citation info for the quotes below refers to the Simon & Schuster edition of Much Ado About Nothing published in 1995.).
Act 2, Scene 1 Quotes
“He that hath a beard is more than a youth, and he that hath no beard is less than a man; and he that is more than a youth is not for me; and he that is less than a man, I am not for him.”
Act 3, Scene 2 Quotes
“Well, every one can master a grief but he that has it.”
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Beards Symbol Timeline in Much Ado About Nothing
The timeline below shows where the symbol Beards appears in Much Ado About Nothing. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Act 2, Scene 1
Act 2, Scene 3
...unworthy of her. Benedick, listening in, concludes that it must be true—someone as old and bearded as Leonato, the Governor of Messina, would never participate in a childish trick. Benedick quickly... (full context)
Act 3, Scene 2
Act 5, Scene 1
...him about Beatrice’s love. Paying no attention to this, Benedick leaves, promising to meet “Lord Lackbeard,” (5.1.192) later in combat. As he goes, he mentions that Don John has fled from... (full context)