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" ... this goodly frame, the earth, seems to me a sterile promontory, this most excellent canopy, the air, look you, this brave o'erhanging firmament, this majestical roof fretted with golden fire, why, it appears no other thing to me than a foul and pestilent... "
Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Othello. Appendixes - Page 214
by William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1773
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The Works of Shakespear: Troilus and Cressida. Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Othello

William Shakespeare, Alexander Pope - 1768
...promontory; thismoft excellent canopy the air, look you, this brave o'erhanging firmament, this majeftical roof fretted with golden fire, why, it appears no other thing to me, than a foul and pcftilent congregation of vapours. What a piece of work is a man f how noble in reafon ! hov/inliriite...
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The works of Shakespear [ed. by H. Blair], in which the beauties observed by ...

William Shakespeare - 1771
...this moil excellent " canopy the air, look you, this brave o'er-hanging " firmament, this majeftical roof fretted with golden " fire, why, it appears no...than a " foul and peftilent congregation of vapours- /v hat a " piece of work is a man ! how noble in reafon ! how " infinite in faculties ! in form and...
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The Works of Shakespeare in Twelve Volumes: Collated with the ..., Volume 12

William Shakespeare, Mr. Theobald (Lewis) - History - 1772
...this moft excellent canopy the air, look you, this brave o'er-hanging firmament, this majeltical root' fretted with golden fire, why, it appears no other thing to me, than a foul andpeftilent congregation of vapours. What a piece of work is a man ! how noble in reafon ! how infinite...
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The Works of Shakespeare: Collated with the Oldest Copies, and ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1773
...this brave o'er-hanging firmament, this majeftical roof fretted with golden fire, why, it appears BO other thing to me, than a foul and peftilent congregation of vapours. What a piece of work is a man ! how noble inreafon! how infinite in faculties ! in form and moving how exprefs and admirable!...
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The Works of Dr Jonathan Swift, Dean of St Patrick's, Dublin. In Thirteen ...

Jonathan Swift - 1774
...inimitable manner. " What a piece of work is man ! how noble " in reafon! how infinite. in faculty ! in form and " moving, how exprefs and admirable !..." how like an angel ! in apprehenfion, how like a " a god ! the beauty of the world, the paragon of " animals." Thus poets paint; but how vain and perifhable...
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The Beauties of Shakespear: Regularly Selected from Each Play. With a ...

William Shakespeare - Science - 1780
...promontory : this moft excellent canopy the air, this brave o'er-hanging firmament, this majeftical roof fretted -with golden fire, why, it appears no...thing to me than a foul and peftilent congregation of yapours. What a piece of work is man : how noble in reafon ! how infinite in faculties ! in form and...
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A Select Collection of Old Plays: Mal-content

Robert Dodsley, Isaac Reed - English drama - 1780
...that ot' llamltt, A. 2. S. 2. " What a piece of " work is a man ! How noble in rcafon ! how infinite in faculties ! in " form, and moving, how exprefs and admirable ! in action, how like an " angel ! in appvehcnlinn how like a God ! the beauty or" the world t " the paragon ot' animals !'•'...
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Letters on Several Subjects, Volume 2

Martin Sherlock - 1781
..." earth, feems to me a fteril promon" tory ; this moft excellent canopy the " air, this majeftical roof fretted with " golden fire, why it appears no other " thing to me, than a foul and peftilen" tial congregation of, &c." Hamlet had the vapours fometimes. I had them •yefterday. But...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin ..., Volume 11

Jonathan Swift, John Hawkesworth - Literary Criticism - 1784
...inimitable manner : " What a piece of work " is man ! how noble in reafon ! how infinite in " faculty ! in form and moving, how exprefs " and admirable ! in action, how like an angel 1 " in apprehenfion, how like a God ! the beauty " of the world, the paragon of animals." Thus...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1785 - 405 pages
...remained for later writers, but affeftation, witticifm, and conceit ? CHAP. VIII. WHAT a piece of work is man ! how noble in reafon ! how infinite in faculties...in form and moving how exprefs and admirable ! in aftiou how like an angel ! in apprehenfion how like a God ! Ir to do, were as eafy as to know what...
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