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" Farewell, a long farewell, to all my greatness ! This is the state of man ; To-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope, to-morrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honours thick upon him: The third day, comes a frost, a killing frost; And, when he... "
The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare - Page 257
by William Shakespeare - 1826
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Works, Volume 5, Parts 2-3

William Shakespeare - 1795
...as 1 do I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys, that fwim on bladders, Thefe many fummers in a fea of glory ; But far beyond my depth: my high-blown...under me ; and now has left me, Weary, and old with fervice, to the mercy Of a rude ftream, that muft for ever hide me. Vain pomp and glory of the world,...
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Works, Containing His Plays and Poems: To which is Added a Glossary, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1797
...comes a frofl, a killing frofl j And, — when he thinks, good eafy man, full furely His greatnefs is a ripening, — nips his root, And then he falls,...do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that fwim on bladders, This many fummers in a fea of glory ; But far beyond my depth : my high-blown pride...
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The Dramatic Writings of Will. Shakespeare: With Introductory Prefaces to ...

William Shakespeare - 1798
...day comes a froft, a killing iroft ; And — when he thinks, good eafy man, full iurely His greutnefs is a ripening — nips his root, And then he falls,...do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that fwim on bladders, Theie many iummers in a lea of glory ; But far beyond my depth : my high-blown pride...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...reprinted this Review in a small volume by itself. See Johnson's Works, vi. 47, note. • 'I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, This...summers in a sea of glory. But far beyond my depth.' Henry VIII. Act iii. sc. 2. ' Musical Travels through England, by Joel Collier [not Collyer], Organist,...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare ...: King Richard III. King Henry VIII ...

William Shakespeare - 1799
...comes a froft, a killing froft ; And, — when he thinks, good eafy man, full furely His greatnefs is a ripening, — nips his root, And then he falls,...do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that fwim on bladders, This many fummers in a fea of glory ; But far beyond my depth : my high-blown pride...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...reprinted this Review in a small volume by itself. See Johnson's Works, vi. 47, note. 1 ' I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, This...summers in a sea of glory, But far beyond my depth.' Henry VIII. Act iii. sc. 2. 1 Musical Travels through England, by Joel Collier [not Collyer], Organist,...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare. ....

William Shakespeare - 1800
...comes a froit, a killing froft ; And, — when he thinks, good eafy man, full furely His greatnefs is a ripening, — nips his root, And then he falls,...do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that fwim on bladders, This many fummers in a fea of glory ; But far beyoiid my depth : my high-blown pride...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...tender leaves of hope : to-morrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honours thick upon him; The third day comes a frost, a killing frost, And, when he thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a rip'ning, nips his root: And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that...
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The Port Folio, Volume 2

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1809
...soliloquy of cardinal Wolsey, an emphatical pause is properly introduced into the first metaphor. . " And when he thinks, good easy man, full surely " His...ripening, nips his root; " And then — he falls as 1 do." AMd again in the same soliloquy, " I have ventured, " Like little wanton boys, that swim on...
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The modern British traveller: or, Tourist's pocket directory ..., Volume 3

George Alexander Cooke - 1802
...tender leaves of hope, to-morrow blossoms, 1 And bears his blushing honours thick upon him ; The third day comes a frost, a killing frost, And when he thinks,...surely His greatness is a ripening, nips his root, JUid then he falls as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton hoys that swim on bladders, This many...
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