What does Shakespeare mean in this two lines from As You Like It: His youthful hose, well saved, a world too wide And whistles in his sound. These lines are from the last stage

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These lines are from the famous speech of Jaques, the "resident sourpuss" in the Forest of Arden from Shakespeare's As You Like It. After hearing another character mention that the world is "a wide and universal theatre," Jaques uses the already trite metaphor of "all the world's a stage" to launch...

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