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" This is the excellent foppery of the world, that when we are sick in fortune often the surfeit of our own behaviour we make guilty of our disasters the sun, the moon and the stars : as if we were villains by necessity, fools by heavenly compulsion... "
The Oxford Shakespeare: The History of King Lear - Page 121
by William Shakespeare - 2001 - 336 pages
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Hudibras: In Three Parts, Written in the Time of the Late Wars, Volume 2

Samuel Butler - 1744 - 424 pages
...vol. 5. p. 1 18, 1 19. Edmund, " This ' is the excellent Foppery of the World, that when we are fick ' in Fortune, (often the Surfeit of our own Behaviour) we make ' guilty of our Difafters the Sun, Moon, and Stars j as if we ' were Villains on Neceffity, Fools by heavenly Compulfion,...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare. ....

William Shakespeare - 1800
...offence, honesty ! Strange ! strange ! [Exit. Edm, 16This is the excellent foppery of the world! that, when we are sick in fortune, (often the surfeit of...fools, by heavenly compulsion; knaves, thieves, and treachers, by spherical predominance; drunkards, liars, and adulterers, by an enforced obedience of...
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners : with Strictures ..., Volume 14

1802
...EDMUND. This is theexcelient foppery of the world, that, when we are sick in fortune, (often the surfeits of our own behaviour) we make guilty of our disasters, the sun, the moon, and stars; as if. we were villians on necessity ; fools, by heavenly compulsion ; knaves, thieves, and...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1803
...offence,^ honesty! Strange ! strange ! [Exit. Edm. This is the excellent foppery of the world ! that, when we are sick in fortune, (often the surfeit of...fools, by heavenly compulsion ; knaves, thieves, and treachers,1 by spherical predominance; drunkards, liars, and adulterers, by an enforced obedience of...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 98

1853
...forsake that excellent foppery ' of the world that, when we are sick in fortune, often the surfeits ' of our own behaviour, we make guilty of our disasters the sun, the moon, and the stars.' Our experience of the past may guide us in our policy towards China in that future which we have yet...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare, Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1804
...offence, honesty ! Strange! strange! \Esit: Edm. This is the excellent foppery of the world ! that, when we are sick in fortune, (often the surfeit of...fools, by heavenly compulsion; knaves, thieves, and treachers, by spherical predominance ; drunkards, liars, and adulterers, by an enforced obedience of...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1805
...offence, honesty! Strange! strange! [Exit. Edm. This is the excellent foppery of the world! that, when we are sick in fortune, (often the surfeit of...fools, by heavenly compulsion; knaves, thieves, and treachers,4 by spherical predominance; drunkards, liars, and adulterers, by an enforced obedience of...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1805
...offence, honesty! Strange! strange! [Exit. Edm. This is the excellent foppery of the world! tnat, when we are sick in fortune, (often the surfeit of...fools, by heavenly compulsion; knaves, thieves, and treachers,4 by spherical predominance; drunkards, liars, and adulterers, by an enforced obedience of...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Issue 13

William Shakespeare - 1806
...offence, honesty ! Strange ! strange ! [Exit. Edm. i6This is the excellent foppery of the world! that, when we are sick in fortune, (often the surfeit of...fools, by heavenly compulsion; knaves, thieves, and treachers, by spherical predominance; drunkards, liars, and adulterers, by an enforced obedience of...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, with Explanatory Notes ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough - 1807
...:hat, when we are sick in fortune, (often the surleit of our own behaviour) we make guilty of pv.r Shakespeare trcachers, by spherical predominance j drunkards, lyars, ,<.<[ adulterers, by an enforc'd obedience...
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