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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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Characters of Shakespeare's Plays

William Hazlitt - 1818 - 323 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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Hudibras, Volume 2

Samuel Butler - 1819
...peep into The world, but he has done his do, Aiul in King Lear, act I. vol. 5. p. 118, 119. Edmund. "This is the excellent foppery of the world, that...and treachers by spherical predominance : drunkards, lyars, and adulterers by an inforced obedience of plauctary influence ; and all that we are evil in,...
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The Plays of Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1819
...And the noble and true-hearted Kent banished ! his offence, honesty! — Strange! strange ! ££ Edm. This is the excellent foppery of the world ! that,...; fools, by heavenly compulsion ; knaves, thieves, nnd trenchers, by spherical predominance; drunkards, liars, and adulterers, by an enforced obedience...
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Hudibras, a Poem, Volume 2

Samuel Butler - 1819
...if your mother's cat Had kitten'd, though yourself had ne'er been born." And in Lear, Edmund says, "This is the excellent foppery of the world, that,...behaviour,) we make guilty of our disasters the sun, moon, and stars ; as if we were villains on necessity, fools by heavenly compulsion, knaves, thieves,...
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The fatalists; or, Records of 1814 and 1815, Volumes 4-5

mrs. Kelly - 1821
...RECORDS OF 1814 AND 1815. a Nobel. IN FIVE VOLUMES. BT MRS. KELLY, AUTHOR OF THE MATRON OF ERIN, 40. This is the excellent foppery of the world. that when...disasters, the sun, the moon, and the stars ; as if we were Tillains by necessity— fools by heavenly compulsion— knaves, thieves, and treachers, by spherical...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 10

William Shakespeare - 1821
...his ridicule, in the words referred to in the beginning of the note. WAREURTON. * Book IV. v. 383. disasters, the sun, the moon, and the stars : as if...heavenly compulsion ; knaves, thieves, and treachers 4, by spherical predominance ; drunkards, liars, and adulterers, by an enforced obedience of planetary...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: To which are Added His ...

William Shakespeare - 1821
...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 our behaviour), we make guilty of our disasters, the sun, the moon, and the stars : as if we were villaius...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 10

William Shakespeare - 1821
...whom we owe this, as well as most other unnatural crimes and follies of these latter ages, fomented that, when we are sick in fortune, (often the surfeit of our own behaviour,) we make guilty of our its original impiety to the most detestable height of extravagance. Petrus Aponensis, an Italian physician...
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The fatalists; or, Records of 1814 and 1815, Volumes 1-3

Mrs. Kelly - 1821
...THE MATRON OF ERIN, Thu ii the excellent foppery of the world, that when we are sick iu Amuw. ioften the surfeit of our own behaviour), we make guilty of our disasters, trie mn, the moon, and the stars ; as if we wereviUains by necessity— fooK by heavenly compulsion...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1823
...the noble and true-hearted Kent banished ! his offence, honesty ! — Strange ! strange ! [Exit. Edm. This is the excellent foppery of the world ! that,...necessity ; fools, by heavenly compulsion ; knaves, i I would unstate mytelf ts be in a dtie resolution.] ie he would give all he possessed to be certain...
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