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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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William Shakspere: A Biography, Book 2

Charles Knight - 1843 - 544 pages
...exempted from her power." f It was in the spirit of this doctrine that Shakspere himself wrote — " The heavens themselves, the planets, and this centre,...season, form, Office, and custom, in all line of order." J Dugdalc's ' Origines ' was published six years after the Restoration. He speaks of the solemn revels...
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The Plays and Poems of Shakespeare,: According to the Improved ..., Volume 10

William Shakespeare - 1844
...Expectation. * Rights of supreme authority. ' Masked. Observe degree, priority, and place, Insisture,1 course, proportion, season, form, Office, and custom,...line of order ; And therefore is the glorious planet, Scl, In noble eminence enthroned and sphered Amidst the other ; whose medicinable eye Corrects the...
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Lectures on the English Comic Writers

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1845 - 222 pages
...idiot boys and mad mothers, and after them " owls and night-ravens flew." — They scorned " degrees, priority, and place, insisture, course, proportion,...season, form, office, and custom, in all line of order :" — the distinctions of birth, the vicissitudes of fortune, did not enter into their abstracted,...
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A History of Jewish Philosophy in the Middle Ages

Colette Sirat - Philosophy - 1990 - 485 pages
...say, the world was conceived as a hierarchy of beings. As Shakespeare said, in a well-known speech: The heavens themselves, the planets and this centre...season, form, Office, and custom, in all line of order . . .: How could communities, Degrees in schools, and brotherhoods in cities Peaceful commerce from...
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A Short History of Europe, 1600-1815: Search for a Reasonable World

Lisa Rosner, John Theibault - History - 2000
...for each created thing to keep."2 As Hooker's contemporary, the playwright William Shakespeare wrote, The heavens themselves, the planets, and this centre,...proportion, season, form, Office and custom, in all line of order3 All created things, from the lowest worms to higher animals, to people, and above people to...
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The History of Troilus and Cressida

William Shakespeare - Fiction - 2000 - 140 pages
...and hierarchy in his famous speech on "degree": The heavens themselves, the planets, and this center Observe degree, priority, and place, Insisture, course,...season, form, Office, and custom, in all line of order. (1.3.85-88) While critics have sometimes regarded Ulysses' magnificent, long speech as the definitive...
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莎士比亞通論: 喜劇

顏元叔 - Comedy - 2001 - 812 pages
...他以天 體為喻, 甚言degree 或order 之必要, 否則體系崩塌, 萬物互毀 Ulyss. The heavens themselves, the planets, and this centre...Amidst the other; whose med'cinable eye Corrects the influence of evil planets, And posts like the commandment of a king, Sans check, to good and bad. But...
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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 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. Götz - 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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