As You Like It
As You Like It
by William Shakespeare
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As You Like It Philosophical Viewpoints Quotes Page 4

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How we cite the quotes:
(Act.Scene.Line). Line numbers correspond to The Norton Shakespeare, second edition, published in 2008.
Quote #10

ROSALIND
They say you are a melancholy fellow.
JAQUES
I am so; I do love it better than laughing.
ROSALIND
Those that are in extremity of either are abominable
fellows, 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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