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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 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 Datura, aliud eaplcutia Aix.lt, Juv. Good sense and nature...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: Including the Whole Contents of Bp ..., Volume 4

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. 142 SPECTATOR. [No. 50. No. 50. FRIDAY, APRIL 27. Nnnquam aliud nutura, aliad saptentia dlxlt....
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison: The Tatler and Spectator ...

Joseph Addison - 1854 - 8 pages
...(says that merry knight) take a pride to gird at me. The brain of men is not able to invent anything that tends to laughter more than I invent, or is invented...in myself, but the cause that wit is in other men." No. 50. FKIDAY, APEIL 27. Nunquam aliud natura, aliud sapientia, dixit. Juv. WHEN' the four Indian...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: Comprising His Plays and Poems ...

William Shakespeare - 1855 - 986 pages
...take a pride to *gird at me : the brain of this foolish-compounded clay, man, is not able to invent defy all angels, (in any such sort, as they say,)...as sip on a cup with the proudest of them all ; an liko a sow that hath overwhelmed all her litter but one: if the prince put thee into my service for...
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Laconics, Or The Best Words of the Best Authors

1856
...me, Farewell her, whate'er she be. Sir W. Raleigh. CCCCLXIX. 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. — Falstaff— Shakspeare. CCCCLXX. Our indiscretion sometimes serves us well, When our d?ep plots...
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Laconics: Or the Best Words of the Best Authors ...

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1856
...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. MXI.II. Not so — a buck was then a week's repast, And 'twas their point, I ween, to make...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1856
...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.' 0. No. 50. FRIDAY, APRIL 27. Nnnquam ftllnd natora, aliud saplentia dixit, JUT. Good sense and naturo...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, with notes by R. Hurd, Volume 2

Joseph Addison - 1856
...(says that merry knight) take a pride to gird at me. The brain of men is not able to invent anything that tends to laughter more than I invent, or is invented...in myself, but the cause that wit is in other men." No. 50. FEIDAY, APEIL 27. Nunquam aliud natura, aliud sapientia, dixit. JDv. the four Indian kings...
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The Works of Shakespeare: the Text Carefully Restored According to the First ...

William Shakespeare - 1857
...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,...men. I do here walk before thee, like a sow that hath o'erwhelm'd all her litter- but one. If the prince put thee into my service for any other reason than...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1857
...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...cause that wit is in other men. I do here walk before tb.ee like a sow that hath overwhelmed all her litter but one. If the prince put thee into my service...
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