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" O, how wretched Is that poor man that hangs on princes' favours ! There is, betwixt that smile we would aspire to, That sweet aspect of princes, and their ruin, More pangs and fears than wars or women have ; And when he falls, he falls like Lucifer, Never... "
Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ... - Page 273
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Shakespeare: la invención de lo humano

Harold Bloom - Characters and characteristics in literature - 2001 - 734 pages
...must forever hide me. / Vain pomp and glory of this world, I hate ye; / I feel my heart new open'd. O how wretched / Is that poor man that hangs on princes'...falls, he falls like Lucifer, / Never to hope again. [III.ii.350-72] Mira tan sólo mi caída, y lo que me arruinó: Cromwell, te lo encomiendo, arroja...
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The Mutual Flame: On Shakespeare's Sonnets and The Phoenix and the Turtle

G. Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 2002 - 233 pages
...soliloquy at his fall: Vain pomp and glory of this world, I hate ye! I feel my heart new open'd. O, how wretched Is that poor man that hangs on princes'...falls, he falls like Lucifer, Never to hope again. (Henry fill, in, ii, 366) Here 'favours' means just what 'favour' might mean in our sonnet. We have...
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The Treasury of David: Spurgeon's Classic Work on the Psalms

Charles Haddon Spurgeon - Religion - 704 pages
...Wolsey; their power lies in their truth: O how wretched Is that poor man that hangs on prince's favors! There is, betwixt that smile we would aspire to, That...pangs and fears than wars or women have; And when he faUs, he falls like Lucifer, Never to hope again. CHS David knew that by experience, for he confided...
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Henry VIII

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2011 - 352 pages
...you. I feel my heart new opened. O, how wretched 435 Is that poor man that hangs on princes' favors! There is betwixt that smile we would aspire to, That...women have; And when he falls, he falls like Lucifer, 440 Never to hope again. Enter Cromwell, standing amazed. Why, how now, Cromwell? CROMWELL I have no...
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