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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 Wisdom of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Political Science - 2002 - 228 pages
...stars: as if we were villains on necessity, fools by heavenly compulsion; knaves, thieves and treachers, by spherical predominance; drunkards, liars and adulterers,...of whoremaster man, to lay his goatish disposition on the charge of a star! Edmund — Lear I.ii Come, let's away to prison: We two alone will sing like...
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Lectures on Shakespeare

W. H. Auden - Drama - 2002 - 398 pages
...knaves, thieves, and treachers by spherical predominance; drunkards, liars, and adulterers by an enforc'd obedience of planetary influence; and all that we...lay his goatish disposition to the charge of a star! (I.ii.128-39) The other major address to nature in the play is Lear's curse against Goneril: Hear,...
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Shakespeare's Tragic Skepticism

Millicent Bell - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 283 pages
...stars, as if we were villains on necessity, fools by heavenly compulsion, knaves, thieves and treachers by spherical predominance; drunkards, liars and adulterers...all that we are evil in by a divine thrusting on." His "necessity," "heavenly compulsion," and "divine thrusting on" sound like references to religious...
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Shakespearean Scholarship: A Guide for Actors and Students

Leslie O'Dell - Performing Arts - 2002 - 413 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 dirusting on. An admirable evasion of Whore-master-man, to lay his Goatish disposition to die charge...
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Structure and Agency in Everyday Life: An Introduction to Social Psychology

Gil Richard Musolf - Psychology - 2003 - 353 pages
...stars; as if we were villains on necessity; fools by heavenly compulsion; knaves, thieves, and treachers by spherical predominance; drunkards, liars, and adulterers...of whoremaster man, to lay his goatish disposition on the charge of a star. My father compounded with my mother under the Dragon's Tail, and my nativity...
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Shakespeare and the Human Mystery

J. Philip Newell - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 134 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 thrustingon. An admirable evasion of whoremaster man, to lay his goatish disposition to the charge...
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Understanding Evil: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Margaret Sönser Breen - History - 2003 - 222 pages
...ohedience of planetary influence: and all thai sve are evil in. hy a divine thrusting on: an admirahle evasion of whoremaster man. to lay his goatish disposition to the charge of a star! My father compounded w ith my mother under the dragon's tail; and my nativity was under Ursa Major; so that it follows....
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Shakespeare's King Lear with The Tempest: The Discovery of Nature and the ...

Mark Allen McDonald - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 317 pages
...stars; as if we were villains on necessity, fools by heavenly compulsion, knaves, theives, and treachers by spherical predominance, drunkards, liars and adulterers...his goatish disposition to the charge of a star... Expanding on the rejection of custom and appeal to nature in his first soliloquy, Edmund addresses...
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Understanding King Lear: A Student Casebook to Issues, Sources, and ...

Donna Woodford - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 183 pages
...as if we were villains by necessity; fools by heavenly compulsion; knaves, thieves, and treachers, by spherical predominance; drunkards, liars, and adulterers,...lay his goatish disposition to the charge of a star! ... I should have been that I am, had the maidenliest star in the firmament twinkled on my bastardizing....
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King Lear

William Shakespeare, Paul Werstine - Drama - 2011 - 384 pages
...necessity; fools by heavenly compulsion; knaves, thieves, and treachers by spherical predominance; 130 drunkards, liars, and adulterers by an enforced obedience...of whoremaster man, to lay his goatish disposition on the charge of a star! My father 135 compounded with my mother under the Dragon's tail, and my nativity...
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