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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... "
Stultifera Navis: Qua Omnium Mortalium Narratur Stultitia : The Modern Ship ... - Page 146
by William Henry Ireland - 1807 - 295 pages
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Cases of conscience; or, Lessons in morals: for the use of the laity, by ...

Pierce Connelly - 1851 - 82 pages
...to make us villains, by necessity! fools, by heavenly compulsion! liars, by an enforced obedience ! and all that we are evil in, by a divine thrusting on ! an admirable evasion !" Young Tighlman, the apothecary, a week ago, gave arsenic to Mary Saunders, the calenderer in Ashwood...
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William Shakspeare's Complete Works, Dramatic and Poetic, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1852
...thieves, and treachers,3 by spherical predominance ; drunkards, liars, and adulterers, by an enforced to the charge of a star ! My futher compounded with my mother under the dragon's tail; and my nativity...
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The Masks of King Lear

Marvin Rosenberg - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 431 pages
...knaves, thieves, and treachers by spherical predominance, drunkards, liars, and adulterers by an enforc'd obedience of planetary influence; and all that we...of whoremaster man, to lay his goatish disposition to the charge of a star! (126'34) Now the ubiquitous animal note is sounded: My father compounded with...
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The Tragedy of King Lear

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1992 - 313 pages
...knaves, thieves, and treachers by spherical predominance, drunkards, liars, and adulterers by an enforced obedience of planetary influence; and all that we are evil in, by a divine 11o thrusting on. An admirable evasion of whoremaster man, to lay his goatish disposition on the charge...
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The First Quarto of King Lear

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1996 - 141 pages
...thieves, and treacherers by spiritual predominance, drunkards, liars, and adulterers 100 by an enforced obedience of planetary influence; and all that we...of whoremaster man to lay his goatish disposition to the charge of stars. My father 68 sir] <). sirrah F 68 ay,] 1 Q; I, Q2; He F; Ay, Cam. '6 lord....
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Shakespeare's Universal Wolf: Studies in Early Modern Reification

Hugh Grady, Professor of English Hugh Grady - Drama - 1996 - 241 pages
...knaves, thieves, and treachers by spherical predominance; drunkards, liars, and adulterers by an enforc'd obedience of planetary influence; and all that we...An admirable evasion of whoremaster man, to lay his guatish disposition on the charge of a star! My father compounded with my mother under the Dragon's...
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Shakespeare the Playwright: A Companion to the Complete Tragedies, Histories ...

Victor L. Cahn - Drama - 1996 - 865 pages
...knaves, thieves, and treachers by spherical predominance; drunkards, liars, and adulterers by an enforc'd obedience of planetary influence, and all that we are evil in, by a divine thrusting on. (I, ii, 118-126) Edmund's self-reliance suggests his strength and insight into human nature. Yet an...
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The Meaning of Mind: Language, Morality, and Neuroscience

Thomas Szasz, L. Stanley - Political Science - 1996 - 182 pages
...and treachers [traitors] by spherical predominance; drunkards, liars, and adulterers by an enforced obedience of planetary influence; and all that we are evil in, by a divine thrusting on.29 Some human passions may have become domesticated with the advance of civilization, but the passion...
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Leaving the Cave: Evolutionary Naturalism in Social-scientific Thought

Pat Duffy Hutcheon - Social Science - 1996 - 504 pages
...sun, the moon, and the stars; as if we were villains by necessity, fools by heavenly compulsion . . . and all that we are evil in, by a divine thrusting on. — William Shakespeare, King Lear Erasmus had been right in feeling pessimistic about his world, for...
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Making Trifles of Terrors: Redistributing Complicities in Shakespeare

Harry Berger, Peter Erickson - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 487 pages
...knaves, thieves, and treachers by spherical predominance, drunkards, liars, and adulterers by an enforc'd obedience of planetary influence; and all that we...of whoremaster man, to lay his goatish disposition to the charge of a star! My father compounded with my mother under the dragon's tail, and my nativity...
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