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Love's Labour's Lost Education Quotes

How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Act.Scene.Line)

Quote #1

Our court shall be a little academe (1.1.13)

The King is excited not only by the fame his court will gain from their studies, but also by the camaraderie the vow promises.

Quote #2

I am resolved. 'Tis but a three years' fast.
The mind shall banquet though the body pine. (1.1.25-26)

This is one of many moments in which Shakespeare equates knowledge with food.

Quote #3

What is the end of study, let me know?
Why, that to know which else we should not know.
Things hid and barred, you mean, from common
   sense? (1.1.56-59)

Berowne introduces the contrast between book learning and life experience. Keep in mind that this is an important theme in the play. Where else do we see this contrast?

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