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In your "Vows" ramble, you asked from were came "more's the pity".
Well, I was reading Richard III and found it in the scene 1, act 1: Hastings and Gloucester are talkin about Hastings being freed from the tower, and Clarence throwed there:
MORE PITY that the eagle should be mew'd,
While kites and buzzards prey at liberty.
Yeah. But is that the original? And how and when did it take the current form?