"The heavens themselves ..." Quote of William Shakespeare

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The heavens themselves, the planets, and this centre Observe degree, priority, and place.

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Ulysses, in Troilus and Cressida, act 1, sc. 3, l. 85-6. Appealing to a hierarchical concept of the universe, with the earth at the center, as in the Ptolemaic concept of astronomy.

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