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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... "
The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: To which are Added His ... - Page 238
by William Shakespeare - 1821
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Beyond Tragedy: Structure & Experience in Shakespeare's Romances, Volume 10

Robert W. Uphaus - Literary Criticism - 1981 - 150 pages
...hate ye! I feel my heart new open'd. O how wretched Is that poor man that hangs on princes' favors! There is, betwixt that smile we would aspire to, That...falls, he falls like Lucifer, Never to hope again. (III.ii.365-72) Then, after declaring, "The King has cur'd me, / I humbly thank his Grace" (380-81),...
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An Audition Handbook of Great Speeches

Jerry Blunt - Acting - 1990 - 207 pages
...hide me. Vain pomp and glory of this world, I hate ye. I feel my heart now open'd. O how wretched Is that poor man that hangs on princes; favours! There...falls, he falls like Lucifer, Never to hope again. (57) Act III, Scene 2: Wolsey has just spoken with his faithful follower and pupil, Cromwell, who now...
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Shakespeare and the Poet's Life

Gary Schmidgall - Biography & Autobiography - 1990 - 234 pages
...Shakespeare's proud but doomed suitors: O how wretched Is that poor man that hangs on princes' favors! There is, betwixt that smile we would aspire to, That...ruin. More pangs and fears than wars or women have. [H8 3.2.366-70] The second subject that Venus and Adonis opens to consideration concerns the motivation...
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The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1993 - 1092 pages
...PUBLILIUS SYRUS (1st century BC). Roman writer of mimes. Sententiae, no. 470. 7 О how wretched Is o ( q NG~猌+ U WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (1564-1616), English dramatist, poet. Cardinal Wolsey, in Henry VIII, acl 3, sc....
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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations

Suzy Platt - Quotations, English - 1993 - 520 pages
...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' favours! There...falls, he falls like Lucifer, Never to hope again. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, Henry VIII, act III, scene ii, lines 350-72. Cardinal Wolsey is speaking about...
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Selected Poems

William Shakespeare - Poetry - 1995 - 128 pages
...hate ye! I feel my heart new opened. O, how wretched Is that poor man that hangs on princes' favors! There is betwixt that smile we would aspire to, That...falls, he falls like Lucifer, Never to hope again. 42 0 mighty Caesar! dost thou lie so low? Are all thy conquests, glories, triumphs, spoils, Shrunk...
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The Yellow Brick Road: A Storyteller's Approach to the Spiritual Journey

William J. Bausch - Religion - 1999 - 311 pages
...hate ye; I feel my heart new open'd. O, how wretched Is that poor man that hangs on princes' favors! There is betwixt that smile we would aspire to, That...falls, he falls like Lucifer, Never to hope again. — Shakespeare, Henry VIII O God of earth and altar, Bow down and hear our cry, Our earthly rulers...
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The Oxford Shakespeare: King Henry VIII: or All is True

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2008 - 240 pages
.... 365 Vain pomp and glory of this world, I hate ye! I feel my heart new opened. O, how wretched Is that poor man that hangs on princes' favours! There...— That sweet aspect of princes — and their ruin 370 More pangs and fears than wars or women have; And when he falls, he falls like Lucifer, Never to...
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Shakespeare: la invención de lo humano

Harold Bloom - Characters and characteristics in literature - 2001 - 734 pages
...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' favours! /There...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
...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' favours! There...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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