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" Men of all sorts take a pride to gird at me. The brain of this foolish-compounded clay, man, is not able to invent anything that tends to laughter, more than I invent, or is invented on me: I am not only witty in myself, but the cause that wit is in other... "
The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Richard II. Henry IV, pt. 1-2 ... - Page 259
by William Shakespeare - 1826
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - 1829
...owed1 it, ho might have more diseases than he knew for. Fal. Men of all sorts take a pride to gird' at me ; The brain of this foolish-compounded clay, man,...in myself, but the cause that wit is in other men. 1 do here walk before thee, like a sow, that hath o'erwhclmed all her litter but one. If the »rince...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

Laconics, John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...all sorts take a pride to gird at me: the brain of this foolish-compounded clay, man, is not able lo vent any thing that tends to laughter, more than I...in myself, but the cause that wit is in other men. — Falstaff— Shakspeare. CCCCLXX. Our indiscretion sometimes serves us well, When our deep plots...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 1

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...sorts," says that merry knight, " take a pride to gird at me. The brain of man is not able to invent any thing that tends to laughter more than I invent,...in myself, but the cause that wit is in other men." — Steele. MXLII. Our fathers prais'd rank ven'son. You suppose, Perhaps, young men ! our fathers...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 1

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...sorts," says that merry knight, " take a pride to gird at me. The brain of man is not able to invent any thing that tends to laughter more than I invent,...in myself, but the cause that wit is in other men." — Steele. MXLIL Oar fathers prais'd rank ven'son. You suppose, Perhaps, young men ! our fathers had...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 10

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...take a pride to gird at me : the brain of this foolish compounded clay, man, is not able to invent any thing that tends to laughter more than I invent,...in myself, but the cause that wit is in other men. Shalapeare. Henry IV. Those stepping stones, That as a waist do girdle you about. Shalupeare. Let inn...
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The Dramatic Works, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1831 - 504 pages
...ho mi"ht nave more discasos than he knew for. ¡•'ч!. Men of all sorts take a pride to gird' at me ; The brain of this foolish-compounded clay, man,...I do here walk before thee, like a sow, that hath o'erwhelmed all her litter but one. If the prince put thee into my service for any other reason than...
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The Dramatic Works, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1831
...owed' it, he might nave more diseases than he knew for. Fal. Men of all sorts take a pride to gird1 at me ; The brain of this foolish-compounded clay, man,...I do here walk before thee, like a sow, that hath o'erwhelmed all her litter but one. If the prince put thee into my service for any other reason than...
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Henry IV, pt. 2. Henry V. Henry VI, pts. 1-3

William Shakespeare - 1836
...3 it, he might have more diseases than he knew for. Pal. Men of all sorts take a pride to gird 4 at me. The brain of this foolish-compounded clay, man,...than I invent, or is invented on me. I am not only 1 ie great and small, all ranks. 3 This quackery was once so much in fashion that Linacre, the founder...
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The Spectator: With Notes and a General Index, Volumes 1-2

1836
...sorts," says that merry knight, 'take a pride to gird at me. The brain of man is not able to invent C. Na 48.] Wcdnetday, Afiril 25, 1711. Per mnltas aditum, sibi wppe figures Rcpperit Oritf, Met. xiv....
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1837 - 466 pages
...owed' ft, he mipht have more diseases than he knew for. Fal. Men of all sorts take a pride to gird* at me ; The brain of this foolish-compounded clay, man,...cause that wit is in other men. I do here walk before thec, like a sow, that hath o'erwhelmrd all her litter but one. If the prince put thec into my service...
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