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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 Beautiful in Nature, Art, and Life - Page 218
by Andrew James Symington - 1857
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The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes, Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1812
...noble and true hearted Kent banished ! his offence, honesty !— - Strange ! strange ! [Exit. Rdm. This is the excellent foppery of the world !* that,...when we are sick in fortune, (often the surfeit of [5J In Shakspeare's best plays, besides the vices that arise from the sobject> th re is generally some...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1812
...and the noble and true hearted Kent banished ! his 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 [5] In Shakspeare's best plays, besides the vices that arise from the subject, there is generally some...
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Hudibras: Poem

Samuel Butler - 1812 - 410 pages
...your mother's cat Had kitten'd, though yourself had ne'er beea born." And in Lear, Edmund aays, " Thb is the excellent foppery of the world, that, when we are sick in fortune, (often the surfeit of oar own behaviour), we make guilty of our disasters the son, moon, and stars; as if we were villaina...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: Accurately Printed from the Text of Mr ...

William Shakespeare - 1812
...nohle and trne-hearted Kent hanish M i his olfence , houesty ! — Strange 1 strapge ! | A'.r/f. Edm. This is the excellent foppery of the world! that, when we are tick in fortune, (often the surfeit of our own hehaviour, ) we make guilty of our disasters, the sun,...
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Discoveries in Hieroglyphics and Other Antiquities, Volume 2

Robert Deverell - 1813
...true-hearted Kent banish' d! his offence, honesty. Tis strange. .. [Exit. SCENE VIII. Manet EDMUND. Edm. This is the 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 stars, as if...
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Discoveries in hieroglyphics, and other antiquities, in ..., Volumes 1-2

Robert Deverell - 1813
...Edm. This is the 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 starts, as if we were villains on necessity ; fools, by heavenly compulsion ; knaves, thieves, and...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1814
...the noble and true-hearted Kent banished ! his offence, honesty ! — Strange, strange ! [Exit . Edm. This is the excellent foppery of the world! that,...the surfeit of our own behaviour), we make guilty of ourdisasters, the sun, the moon, and the stars: as if we were villains, by necessity ; fools, by heavenly...
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The Polyanthos

1814
...there not a great similarity between this speech of Jupiter's, and Edmund's in king Lear ? EDMUND. This is the excellent foppery of the world, that when we are sick in fortune, (often the surfeits of our own behavior) we make guilty of our disasters, the sun, the moon, and stars ; as if...
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Characters of Shakespear's Plays

William Hazlitt - 1817 - 352 pages
...from the late eclipses in the sun and moon. Edmund, who is in the secret, says when he is gone—" This is the 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 stars: as if...
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Characters of Shakespeare's Plays

William Hazlitt - 1818 - 323 pages
...as if we were villains on necessity ; fools by heavenly compulsion; knaves, thieves, and treacherous by spherical predominance; drunkards, liars, and adulterers...obedience of planetary influence; and all that we are evil iu, by a divine thrusting on. An admirable evasion of whoremaster man, to lay his goatish disposition...
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