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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 Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text of the ... - Page 356
by William Shakespeare - 1805
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The Oxford Shakespeare: The History of King Lear

William Shakespeare - 2001 - 336 pages
...offence honesty! Strange, strange! Exit EDMUND This is the excellent foppery of the world: that 11o when we are sick in fortune often the surfeit...fools by heavenly compulsion, knaves, thieves, and treacherers by spherical predominance, drunkards, 115 liars, and adulterers by an enforced obedience...
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A Short History of Europe, 1600-1815: Search for a Reasonable World

Lisa Rosner, Professor Lisa Rosner, John Theibault - 2000 - 450 pages
...turn to Shakespeare again for the alternative view: "This is the excellent foppery of the world, that, when we are sick in fortune often the surfeit...fools by heavenly compulsion; knaves, thieves, and treachers by spherical predominance; drunkards, liars, and adulterers by an enforced obedience of planetary...
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La scène et la fabrique des corps: ethnoscénologie du spectacle vivant en ...

Jean-Marie Pradier - 2000 - 351 pages
...foppery of the world, that, when we are sick in fortune, - often the surfeit of our own behaviours, - we make guilty of our disasters the sun, the moon,...fools by heavenly compulsion; knaves, thieves, and treachers, by spherical predominance ; drunkards, liars and adulterers, by an enforced obedience of...
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King Lear: The 1608 Quarto and 1623 Folio Texts

William Shakespeare - 2000 - 270 pages
...of the world, that 112 when we are sick in fortune often the surfeit of our 113 own behavior - we make guilty of our disasters the sun, the moon,...fools by heavenly compulsion, knaves, thieves, and treacherers by spherical predominance, drunkards, 117 liars, and adulterers by an enforced obedience...
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Interpreting the Self: Two Hundred Years of American Autobiography

Diane Bjorklund - 2000 - 263 pages
...foppery of the world, that when we are sick in fortune often the surfeit of our own behavior we make guilty of our disasters the sun, the moon...villains by necessity, fools by heavenly compulsion." The Role of Society and Significant Others Autobiographers who thought about human motivation considered...
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The Good Life: Alternatives in Ethics

Burton F. Porter - 2001 - 305 pages
...epitaph: 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...sun, the moon, and the stars; as if we were villains on necessity; fools by heavenly compulsion; knaves, thieves, and treachers, by spherical predominance;...
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Reimagining American Theatre

Robert Brustein - 2001 - 307 pages
...blame. As Shakespeare's Edmund puts it, in King Lear, "This is the excellent foppery of the world, that, when we are sick in fortune often the surfeit...of our disasters the sun, the moon, and the stars. . . . 'Sfoot! I should have been that I am had the maidenliest star in the firmament twinkled on my...
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The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots

Joseph Twadell Shipley - 2001 - 636 pages
...that, when we are sick in fortune-often the surfeit of our own behaviour-we make guilty of our own disasters the sun, the moon, and the stars; as if...fools by heavenly compulsion, knaves, thieves and treachers by spherical predominance; drunkards, liars and adulterers by an enforced obedience of planetary...
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Lectures on Shakespeare

W. H. Auden - 2002 - 398 pages
...But Edmund rejects laying sins off on the stars: This is the excellent foppery of the world, that, when we are sick in fortune, often the surfeit of...sun, the moon, and the stars; as if we were villains on necessity; fools by heavenly compulsion; knaves, thieves, and treachers by spherical predominance;...
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Shakespeare's Tragic Skepticism

Millicent Bell - 2002 - 283 pages
...says, "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...sun, the moon and the stars, as if we were villains on necessity, fools by heavenly compulsion, knaves, thieves and treachers by spherical predominance;...
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