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" OH , wearisome condition of Humanity ! Born under one law, to another bound : Vainly begot, and yet forbidden vanity, Created sick, commanded to be sound: What meaneth Nature by these diverse laws? "
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by W. Gardiner - 1808 - 14 pages
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Shakespeare's Poetics in Relation to King Lear

Russell A. Fraser - 1962 - 184 pages
...nor devil, but a poignant commingling of each. That is the burden of Fulke Greville's great lament: Oh, wearisome condition of humanity, Born under one...forbidden vanity, Created sick, commanded to be sound. Lear calls man a centaur (4.6.126), and the image, despite Lear's misanthropy, is apt: horse and rider...
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Aldous Huxley - Prätexte und Kontexte

Lothar Fietz - 2005 - 238 pages
...Passage aus Grevilles Mustapha interpretiert er die besagte Mangelhaftigkeit als "Selbstgespaltenheit": "Oh wearisome Condition of Humanity! "Born under one..."Vainly begot, and yet forbidden vanity, "Created sicke, commanded to be Sound: What meaneth Nature by these diverse Lawes? Passion and Reason, self-division...
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