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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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LECTURES AND ESSAYS

HENRY GILES - 1851
...self-elation. " Men of all sorts," he says, " take a pride to gird at me ; the brain of this foolish compounded clay, man, is not able to vent any thing that tends...me : I am not only witty in myself, but the cause of wit in other men." It is plain, too, that he did not esteem himself meanly beside the proudest titles....
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William Shakspeare's Complete Works, Dramatic and Poetic, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1852
...owed' it, he цЫ have more diseases than be knew for. FaL Men of all sorts take a pride to gird1* at me ; The brain of this foolish-compounded clay, man,...cause that wit is in other men. I do here walk before шее, like a sow, that hath o'erwhelmed all her litter but one. If the prince put thee into my service...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: Comprising His Dramatic and ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1853
...al. Men of all sorts take a pride to gird* at me ; The brain of this foolish-compounded clay, man, it not able to vent any thing that tends to 'laughter,...I do here walk before thee, like a sow, that hath o'erwhclmed all her litter but one. If the prince put thce into my service for any other reason than...
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The Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare: Comprising Moral Philosophy ...

William Shakespeare - 1853 - 575 pages
...passado ! the punto reverse ! the hay " ! 35 — ii. 4. 242. 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. 19— i. 2. 243. He uses his folly like a stalking-horse, and under presentation of that, he shoots...
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The plays of Shakspere, carefully revised [by J.O.] with ..., Part 167, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1853
...that tends to laughter, more than I invent, or is invented on me : I am not only witty in myself, hut tes, but lanceth not the sore. Gaunt. Come, come,...and cause, I would not stay. Baling. Then, Englan ierrice for any other reason than to set me off, «hy then I have no judgment. Thou whoreson mandrake,...
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Table-talk on Books, Men, and Manners

Robert Conger Pell - Anecdotes - 1853 - 229 pages
...sorts," says that merry knight, "take a pride to gird ai 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. SOURCE OP CONCEIT. All affectation and display proceed from the supposition of possessing...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others] with sketches of the ..., Volumes 1-2

Spectator The - 1853
...sorts (says that merry knight) take a pride to gird at me. The brain of any 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.' ADDISON. C. No. 48. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25. Per multas aditum sibi ssepe figuras Repperit Ovid. Met. 1....
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The Spectator: With a Biographical and Critical Preface, and Explanatory ...

1853
...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." ADDISON. C. No 48. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 1711. Repperit, -Per multas aditum sibi ssepe figuras OVID....
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The Fortunes of Hector O'Halloran: And His Man Mark Anthony O'Toole

William Hamilton Maxwell - 1853 - 412 pages
...sorts take a pride to gird at me. The brain of this foolish-compounded clay, man, is not able to Tent any thing that tends to laughter, more than I invent,...in myself, but the cause that wit is in other men." KING HEHBT IV. ALTHOUGH the evening was well advanced, all within and without the quarters of the Commander-in-chief...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: The Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1854
...all 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.' C. No. 50. FRIDAY, APRIL 27. • . Nunquam aliud natara, aliiul saplentia dixlt. • Juv. Good sense...
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