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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... "
King Henry IV., part II. King Henry V. King Henry VI., part I. King Henry VI ... - Page 15
by William Shakespeare - 1811
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King Henry the Fourth: A Historical Play, Parts 1-2

William Shakespeare - 1803
...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 overvvhelm'd all her litter but one. If the prince put thee into my service for any other reason than...
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Select British Classics, Volume 11

English literature - 1803
...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,...myself, but the cause " that wit is in other men." C. No. XLVIII. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25. Per multas aditum sibi sxpe figuras Repperit OvID. Thro' various...
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The Spectator: In Eight Volumes. : Vol. I[-VIII].

English literature - 1803
...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,...on me. I am not only witty in myself, but the cause u that wit is in other men." C. No. XLVIII. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25. Per multas aditum sibi ssepe figures...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1807
...he knew for. Fal. Men of all sorts take a pride to gird at me:7 The brain of this foolish-compound clay, man, is not able to vent any thing that tends...in myself, but the cause that wit is in other men. 1 do here walk before thee, like a sow, that hath overwhelmed all her litter but one. If the prince...
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King Henry IV.: The First[-second] Part ... in Five Acts

William Shakespeare - 1808
...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,...in myself, but the cause that wit is in other men. 1 "do here walk before thee, like a sow that hath overwhelmed all her litter but one. If the prince...
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The British Essayists, Volume 6

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...sorts/ says that merry luiight, ' 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. N 48. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 1711. Per mvltas aditum sili seepe figuras Repnerit OVID, Met. xiv....
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The British Theatre, Or, A Collection of Plays, which are Acted at the ...

Mrs. Inchbald - English drama - 1808
...this foolish-compounded clay, man, is not able to invent any thing that tends to laughter, more than 1 invent, or is invented on me : I am not only witty...in myself, but the cause that wit is in other men. 1 do here walk before thee, like a sow that hath overwhelmed all her litter but one. If the prince...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1810
...it, he might have more diseases than he knew for. Fal. Men of all sorts take a pride to gird at me : The brain of this foolish-compounded clay, man, is...laughter, more than I invent, or is invented on me : 1 am not only witty in myself, but the cause that wit is in other men. 1 do here •walk before thee,...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1811
...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.' No. 50. FRIDAY, APRIL 27. Nunquam aliud natitra, aliud sapientia dixit. Juv. WHEN* the four Indian...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811
...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,...is invented on me. I am not only witty in myself, the cause that wit is in other men.' No. 50. FRIDAY, APRIL 27. - Nunquam aliud natura, aliud sapientia...
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