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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 Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare - Page 23
by William Shakespeare - 1821
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Studies of Shakspere: Forming a Companion Volume to Every Edition of the Text

Charles Knight - 1849 - 560 pages
...which they take : — " The brain of this foolish-compounded clay, man, is not able to invent anything that tends to laughter, more than I invent, or is...in myself, but the cause that wit is in other men." How immediately FalsUiff turns the prince from bantering to a position in which he has to deal with...
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The fortunes of Hector O'Halloran, and his man Mark Antony O'Toole

William Hamilton Maxwell - 1850 - 412 pages
...FTTRTHEB PAETICCLAEi TOUCHING PETER CROTTY. Falitaff. " Men of all sorts take a pride to gird at me. The brain of this foolish-compounded clay, man, is...am not only witty in myself, but the cause that wit ii in other men." KINO HENRY IV. ^ALTHOUGH the evening was well advanced, all within and without the...
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After-Dinner Table-Talk

Chetmond Gnelyu, Esq. - 1850
...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. SOURCE OF CONCEIT. All affectation and display proceed from the supposition of possessing...
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THE DRAMATIC WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

1850
...it, he might have more diseases than he knew for. Fal. Men of all sorts take a pride to gird 4 at me. The brain of this foolish-compounded clay, man, is...than I invent, or is invented on me. I am not only 2 This quackery was once so much in fashion that Linacre, the founder of the College of Physicians,...
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The dramatic (poetical) works of William Shakspeare; illustr ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1850
...it, he might have more diseases than he knew for. Fal. Men of all sorts take a pride to gird 4 at me. The brain of this foolish-compounded clay, man, is...than I invent, or is invented on me. I am not only 1 ie great and small, all ranks. 2 This quackery was once so much in fashion that Linacrc, the founder...
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The Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems of William Shakspere, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1851
...pride to gird1 at me. The brain of this foolishcompounded clay, man, is not able to invent b anything that tends to laughter, more than I invent, or is...men. 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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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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The comedies, histories, tragedies and poems of William Shakspere ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1851
...pride to gird" at me. The brain of this foolishcompounded clay, man, is not able to invent b anything that tends to laughter, more than I invent, or is...not only witty in myself, but the cause that wit is iu other men. I do here walk before thee, like a sow that hath o'erwhelmed all her litter but one....
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William Shakspeare's Complete Works, Dramatic and Poetic, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1852
...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, is...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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