I thank thee, king, For thy great bounty, that not only givest Me cause to wail but teachest me the way How to lament the cause.
My pride fell with my fortunes.
I should not urge thy duty past thy might.
I would not wish any companion in the world but you.
It is shaped, sir, like itself, and it is as broad as it hath breadth. It is just so high as it is, and moves with its own organs. It lives by that which nourisheth it, and the elements once out of it, it transmigrates.
Our basest beggars are in the poorest thing superfluous: Allow not nature more than nature needs, man's life is cheap as beast's.