William Shakespeare quote about understanding from The Two Gentlemen of Verona - Why, stand-under and under-stand is all one.
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Why, stand-under and under-stand is all one.
 William Shakespeare, The Two Gentlemen of Verona (1623). copy citation

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Author William Shakespeare
Source The Two Gentlemen of Verona
Topic understanding
Date 1623
Language English
Reference
Note Written between 1589 and 1593
Weblink http://shakespeare.mit.edu/two_gentlemen/full.html

Context

“LAUNCE What a block art thou, that thou canst not! My
staff understands me. SPEED What thou sayest? LAUNCE Ay, and what I do too: look thee, I'll but lean, and my staff understands me. SPEED It stands under thee, indeed. LAUNCE Why, stand-under and under-stand is all one. SPEED But tell me true, will't be a match? LAUNCE Ask my dog: if he say ay, it will! if he say no,
it will; if he shake his tail and say nothing, it will. SPEED The conclusion is then that it will.” source

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