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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... "
Cymbeline. Titus Andronicus. Pericles. King Lear - Page 358
by William Shakespeare - 1811
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The Complete Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: With an ..., Volume 4

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1853
...moral quality of an action by fixing the mind on the mere physical act alone. Ib. Edmund's speech : — This is the excellent foppery of the world ! that,...are sick in fortune (often the surfeit of our own behavior), we make guilty of our disasters, the sun, the moon, and the stars, &c. Thus scorn and misanthropy...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: Comprising His Dramatic and ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1853
...— And the noble and true-hearted Kent banished! his offence, honestv! — Strange! strange! [Exit. resh suspicions? No: to be once in doubt, Is— once...resolv'd : Exchange me for a goat, When I shall tu behaviour,) we make guilty of our disasters, the sun, the moon, and the stars : as if we were villains...
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CURRENT NOTES: A SERIES OF ARTICLES ON ANTIQUITIES, BIOGRAPHY, HERALRY ...

G. WILLIS - 1854
...Emperor, and won the battle of Pavía on the 24th of February. And so as Edmund moralises in King Lear — "This is the excellent foppery of the world ! that...make guilty of our disasters, the sun, the moon, and stars : as if we were villains on necessity ; fools by heavenly compulsion, knaves, thieves, and treachcrs...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1854
...And the noble and true-hearted Kent banished ! his ollencc, honesty ! — Strange ! strange ! [Exit. Edm. This is the excellent foppery of the world !...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 villains...
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Willis's Current Notes: A Series of Articles on Antiquities, Biography ...

George Willis - 1854
...and won the hattle of Pavia on the 24th of Fehruary. And so as Edmund moralises in King Lear — " This is the excellent foppery of the world ! that...are sick in fortune (often the surfeit of our own hehaviour), we make guilty of our disasters, the sun, the moon, and stars : as if we were villains...
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Laconics, Or The Best Words of the Best Authors

1856
...train, blood, and birth, Are but the fading blossoms of the earth. Sir H. Wattnn. DCCLXXL Astrology is the excellent foppery of the world! that when we...adulterers, by an enforced obedience of planetary in rluence ; and all that we are evil in, by a divine thrusting an : an admirable evasion of whoremaster...
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Laconics: Or the Best Words of the Best Authors ...

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1856
...DCCLXXI. — . I Astrology is the excellent fopppry of the world] that when we are sick in fortune, (oftet the surfeit of our own behaviour,) we make guilty...adulterers, by an enforced obedience of planetary in fluence; and all that we are evil in, by a divine thrusting on : an admirable evasion of whoremaster...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine, Volume 1

1864
...passage on mercy, or this from King Lear, which we do not remember to have seen quoted before, — " This is the excellent foppery of the world ! that...surfeit of our own behaviour) we make guilty of our own disasters the sun, the moon, and the stars ; as if we were villains by necessity; fools by heavenly...
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The Complete Works of Shakspeare, Revised from the Best ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1857
...And the noble and true-hearted Kent banished ! his offense, honesty ! — Strange ! strange ! [Exit. Edm. This is the excellent foppery of the world !...are sick in fortune (often the surfeit of our own behavior), we make guilty of our disasters the sun, the moon, and the stars : — as if we were villains...
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British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review: Or, Quarterly ..., Volume 22

Medicine - 1858
...any before or since his time, and who therefore speaks for all times, when he tells us in Lear : " This is the excellent foppery of the world, that,...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 villains...
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