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" And therefore is the glorious planet, Sol, In noble eminence enthron'd and spher'd Amidst the other ; whose med'cinable eye Corrects the ill aspects of planets evil, And posts, like the commandment of a king, Sans check, to good and bad... "
Troilus and Cressida. Othello - Page 28
by William Shakespeare - 1788
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The Plays of Shakespeare: A Thematic Guide

Victor L. Cahn - Drama - 2001 - 361 pages
...Cressida, when the Greek leader Ulysses, seeking to rally the Greek forces, speaks of the need for unity: The heavens themselves, the planets, and this centre...season, form, Office, and custom, in all line of order . . . (I, iii, 85-88) Because this play treats all matters ironically, from the great Trojan War to...
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Technology and the Spirit

Ignacio L. G÷tz - Education - 2001 - 137 pages
...universe as a machina — a clock, with God as a sort of clock maker,16 so that, in Shakespeare's words, The heavens themselves, the planets, and this centre...proportion, season, form, Office, and custom, in all line of order.17 The question, then, becomes whether or not this mechanistic view of technology must endure...
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Two Moons: A Novel

Thomas Mallon - Fiction - 2001 - 303 pages
...fellow bardolators search their brains for the source of his trope, "'the planets, and this center / Observe degree, priority, and place. / Insisture,...form, / Office, and custom, in all line of order.'" He aimed the words at Wheeler himself, and ignored the roars of appreciation over their general aptness...
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Reception Study: From Literary Theory to Cultural Studies

James L. Machor, Philip Goldstein, Professor of English Philip Goldstein - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 393 pages
...plates, dropt from their pockets" [quoted from Antony and Cleopatra]. . . . They scorned "degrees, priority, and place, insisture. course, proportion,...season, form, office, and custom in all line of order" [quoted from Troihts and Cressida]. . . . Their poetry . . . has "no figures nor no fantasies" [quoted...
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William Wordsworth: The Critical Heritage 1793-1820, Volume 1; Volumes 1793-1820

Robert Woof - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 1092 pages
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Power Plays: Shakespeare's Lessons in Leadership and Management

John O. Whitney, Tina Packer - Business & Economics - 2002 - 320 pages
...Ulysses, a Greek commander in Troilus and Cressida, these words, from a speech we have examined before: The heavens themselves, the planets, and this centre...Amidst the other; whose med'cinable eye Corrects the influence of evil planets . . . TROILUS AND CRESSIDA (1.3, 85-92) 235 This is straightforward commitment...
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Shakespeare nostro contemporaneo

Jan Kott - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 249 pages
...voi; soggetto a tutte queste necessitÓ, come potete dire che sono un re? (Riccardo II, III, 2)47 ^ [The heavens themselves, the planets, and this centre,...glorious planet Sol / In noble eminence enthron'd and sphered / Amidst the other; whose med'cinable eye / Corrects the ill aspects of planets evil, / And...
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Shakespearean Scholarship: A Guide for Actors and Students

Leslie O'Dell - Performing Arts - 2002 - 413 pages
...wily and thoughtful of counsellors, give voice to the importance of hierarchy in warding off chaos: The heavens themselves, the Planets, and this Centre,...therefore is the glorious Planet Sol In noble eminence enthroned and sphered Amidst the other, whose medicinable eye Corrects the ill Aspects of Planets evil,...
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The Dignity of Difference: How to Avoid the Clash of Civilizations

Jonathan Sacks - Religion - 2002 - 216 pages
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