No, 'tis not so deep as a well, nor so wide as a church door; but 'tis enough, 'twill serve: ask for me to-morrow, and you shall find me a grave man. I am peppered, I warrant, for this world. A plague o' both your houses! 'Zounds, a dog, a rat, a mouse, a cat, to scratch a man to death! a braggart, a rogue, a villain, that fights by the book of arithmetic! Why the devil came you between us? I was
hurt under your arm. (III, i, 67)
He cracks jokes even as he is dying; his "true character" is that of a comic.
He views "fate" as being something above him and beyond his control.
He is morbidly pessimistic.
He views his fate as being caused by the error of people, not abstract powers like "fate."
what was was the question there?
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