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As You Like It

As You Like It

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As You Like It Philosophical Viewpoints Quotes

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ROSALINDThey say you are a melancholy fellow.JAQUESI am so; I do love it better than laughing.ROSALINDThose that are in extremity of either are abominablefellows, and betray themselves to every modern censure worse than drunkards. (4.1.1)


Rosalind's comment is illuminating about her own choices.  It makes sense that she believes in temperance, or the middle road, as she is so deft at balancing completely opposite temperaments.

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