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" ... we make guilty of our disasters the sun, the moon, and the stars: as if we were villains by necessity; fools by heavenly compulsion; knaves, thieves, and treachers, by spherical predominance; drunkards, liars, and adulterers, by an enforced obedience... "
The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and Illustrations of ... - Page 161
by William Shakespeare - 1809
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The Head & the Heart: Philosophy in Literature

Burton F. Porter - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 177 pages
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The Head & the Heart: Philosophy in Literature

Burton F. Porter - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 177 pages
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How to Read a Shakespeare Play

David Bevington - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 184 pages
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Shakespeare and Astrology: From a Student's Point of View

William Wilson - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 48 pages
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The Fated Sky: Astrology in History

Benson Bobrick - History - 2006 - 384 pages
...spherical predominance; drunkards, liars, and adulterers by an enforced obedi182 * BENSON BOBRICK ence of planetary influence; and all that we are evil in,...of whoremaster man to lay his goatish disposition on the charge of a star. In proof, he offers himself as an example: "My father compounded with my mother...
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Deep Comedy: Trinity, Tragedy, and Hope in Western Literature

Peter J. Leithart - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 159 pages
...stars, as if we were villains on necessity, fools by heavenly compulsion, knaves, thieves, and treachers by spherical predominance, drunkards, liars, and adulterers...influence; and all that we are evil in by a divine thrusting-on. An admirable evasion of whoremaster man, to lay his goatish disposition to the charge...
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Passions and Tempers: A History of the Humours

Noga Arikha - History - 2007 - 376 pages
...stars; as if we were villains by necessity, fools by heavenly compulsion, knaves, thieves, and treachers by spherical predominance, drunkards, liars, and adulterers...under the dragon's tail, and my nativity was under ursa major; so that it follows I am rough and lecherous. 'Sfoot! I should have been that I am had the...
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Thaumaturgia

Oxonian - Fiction - 2007 - 280 pages
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A Dictionary of Thoughts

Tryon Edwards - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 724 pages
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Dictionary of Shakespearean Quotations - Exhibiting the Most Forcible ...

William Shakespeare - Literary Collections - 2008 - 432 pages
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