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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;... "
Laconics, Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors: In Three Volumes - Page 196
1856
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Hudibras: In Three Parts, Written in the Time of the Late Wars, Volume 2

Samuel Butler - Knights and knighthood - 1744 - 498 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 - 396 pages
...noble and truehearted Kent banish'd ! his offence, honesty ! — Strange ! strange ! [Exit. Edm, 16This is the excellent foppery of the world! that, when...adulterers, by an enforced obedience of planetary influence; and all that we are evil in, by a divine thrusting on: An admirable evasion of whore-master...
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners: With Strictures ..., Volume 14

1802 - 448 pages
...there not a great similarity between this speech of Jupiter's, and Edmund's in King Lear ? EDMUND. Th:* is the excellent foppery of the. world, that, when we are sick in fortune, (often the surfeits of our own behaviour) we make guiltv of our tiHaslcrf, the sun, the moon, and stars ; as if...
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners : with Strictures ..., Volume 14

1802 - 436 pages
...similarity between this speech of Jupiter's, and Edmund's in King Lear ? 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....
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1803 - 488 pages
...noble and truehearted Kent banished! his offence,^ honesty! — Strange ! strange ! [Exit. Edm. This is the excellent foppery of the world ! that, when...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 - 678 pages
...great measure, for their continuance and extension. It is time to remedy this, and to ' 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.'...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare, Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1804 - 642 pages
...noble and true-hearted Kent banish'd! his offence, honesty ! — Strange! strange! \Esit: Edm. This is the excellent foppery of the world ! that, when...adulterers, by an enforced obedience of planetary influence; and all that we are evil in, by a divine thrusting on: An admirable evasion of whoremaster...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1805 - 496 pages
...noble and true-hearted Kent banished ! his offence, honesty! — Strange! strange! [Exit. Edm. This is the excellent foppery of the world! that, when...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 - 490 pages
...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, Volume 13

William Shakespeare - 1806 - 356 pages
...noble and truehearted Kent banish'd ! his offence, honesty ! — Strange ! strange ! [Exit. Edm. i6This is the excellent foppery of the world! that, when...adulterers, by an enforced obedience of planetary influence; and all that we are evil in, by a divine thrusting on : An admirable evasion of whore-master...
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