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" Thou, nature, art my goddess ; to thy law My services are bound : Wherefore should I Stand in the plague of custom ; and permit The curiosity of nations to deprive me, For that I am some twelve or fourteen moon-shines Lag of a brother? Why bastard? "
Laocoon; Or The Limits of Poetry and Painting - Page 242
by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing - 1836 - 373 pages
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Romeo and Juliet: And Other Plays

William Shakespeare - 1859 - 100 pages
...in the EARL OF GLOSTER'S Castle. Enter EDMUND, with a Letter. Edmund. Thou, nature, art my goddess;1 to thy law My services are bound. Wherefore should I Stand in the plague of custom, 2 and permit The curiosity of nations3 to deprive me,4 For that5 I am some twelve...
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The Plays of Shakespeare with the Poems, Volume 3

William Shakespeare, Howard Staunton - 1860
...[Exeunt. SCENE II.— A UaH in tlit Earl of Gloucester Cattle. Enter EDMUND, with a letter. EDM. d Banquo smiles upon me, And points at them for plague* of custom, and permit The curiosity of nations to deprive' me, For that I am some twelve or...
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The plays (poems) of Shakespeare, ed. by H. Staunton, the illustr. by J ...

William Shakespeare - 1860
...heat. [Exeunt. SCENE IL— Hall in the Earl of Gloucester* Castle. Enter EDMUND, with a letter. EDM. ihood ? The Moor's abus'd by some most villanous knave, Some base notorious knave, some scurvy f plague* of custom, and permit The curiosity of nations to deprive' me, For that I am some twelve or...
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The Plays of Shakespeare, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1860
...[Exeunt. SCENE II.— A Hall in the Earl of Gloucester' Cattle. Enter EDMUND, with a letter. EDM. blow the horrid deed in every eve, That tears shall drown the plague* of custom, and permit The curiosity of nations to deprive' me, For that I am some twelve or...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, Adapted for Family Reading

William Shakespeare, Thomas Bowdler - 1861 - 864 pages
...heat. [Exeunt. SCENE II. A Hall in the EABL OF GLOSTKR'S Castle. Enter EDMUND, with a Letter. Ed )n. d I'll pay thee bounteously, — Conceal me what I am ; and be my aid For such disgu Blessing. + Qualities of mind. The nicety of civil institution. B Stand in the plague of custom ; and...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, from the Text of Johnson ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1862
...heat, t [Exeunt. SCENE II.— A Hall in the Earl of GLOSTEB'S Castle. Enter EDMUND, with a Letter. Edm. Thou, nature, art my goddess ; to thy law My services are bound : Wherefore should I Stand in the plague J of custom ; and permit The curiosity of nations to deprive me, For that I am some twelve...
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Materialist Shakespeare: A History

Ivo Kamps - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 342 pages
...arbitrary, he declares his fealty to the only superior that can accommodate his limitless ambition: "Thou, Nature, art my goddess; to thy law / My services are bound' (I.ii.l— 2). This 'heroic vitalism'13 of Edmund's looks back to Machiavelli, forward to such ideologies...
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Poets, Princes, and Private Citizens: Literary Alternatives to Postmodern ...

Joseph M. Knippenberg, Peter Augustine Lawler - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 310 pages
...motion. As a bastard, a natural child, Edmund views himself as a partisan of nature against convention: Thou, Nature, art my goddess, to thy law My services are bound. Wherefore should I Stand in the plague of custom, and permit The curiosity of nations to deprive me, For that I am some twelve or fourteen...
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Shakespeare's Universal Wolf: Studies in Early Modern Reification

Hugh Grady, Professor of English Hugh Grady - Drama - 1996 - 241 pages
...argument here; and I will return to Bruster's useful and relevant book below. Thou, Nature, an my guddess, to thy law My services are bound. Wherefore should I Stand in the plague of custom, and permit The curiosity of nations to deprive me, For that I am some twelve or fourteen...
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Shakespeare the Playwright: A Companion to the Complete Tragedies, Histories ...

Victor L. Cahn - Drama - 1996 - 865 pages
...play, for it manifests the forces that would take advantage of errors like those Lear has committed: Thou, Nature, art my goddess, to thy law My services are bound. (I, ii, 1-2) "Nature" here means not the benign order to which France referred nor the individual temperament...
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