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" tis a common proof, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber-upward turns his face; But when he once attains the upmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees By which he did... "
The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and Illustrations of ... - Page 29
by William Shakespeare - 1809
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1803
...Caesar, 1 have not known when his affections sway'd More than his reason. But 'tis a common proof,' That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto...the upmost round, He then unto the ladder- turns his back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees7 By which he did ascend : So Caesar may; Then,...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1805
...Caesar, I have not known when his affections sway'd More than his reason. But 'tis a common proof,5 That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto...the upmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees6 By which he did ascend : So Caesar may ; Then,...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1805
...Caesar, I have not known when his affections sway'd More than his reason. But 'tis a common proof, 5 That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto...the upmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds> scorning the base degrees 0 By which he did ascend: So Cassar may; Then,...
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Notes Upon Some of the Obscure Passages in Shakespeare's Plays: With Remarks ...

John Howe Baron Chedworth - 1805 - 375 pages
...we may read either is favour'd, or in favours. P. 28.— 331.— 273. Bru. But 'tis a common proof, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto...climber-upward turns his face : But when he once attains the utmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Issue 11

William Shakespeare - 1806
...reason. But 'tis a common proof, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber- upward turns his face : But when he once attains the upmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend : So Caesar may ; Then,...
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The Plays of Shakspeare: Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson ..., Volume 10

William Shakespeare - 1807
...Caesar, I have not known when his affections sway'd More than his reason. But 'tis a common proof, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto...the upmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend : So Caesar may ; Then,...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, with Explanatory Notes ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough - 1807
...Ciesar, I have not known when his aflections sway'd More than his reason. But 'tis a common proof2, orce should cease. But he, which bore my letter, friar John, Onto the ladder turns his back ; Looks in the clouds, scorning tlie base degrees ' By which he did...
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Stultifera Navis: Qua Omnium Mortalium Narratur Stultitia : The Modern Ship ...

William Henry Ireland - Fools and jesters - 1807 - 295 pages
...introduction here : Tis a common proof, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upwards turns his face; But when he once attains the upmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend. Ambition is a gilded bubble...
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Stultifera Navis; ...: The Modern Ship of Fools

William Henry Ireland - Satire, English - 1807 - 295 pages
...here : 'Tis a common proof, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, . Whereto the climber upwards turns his face ; But when he once attains the upmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend. Ambition is a gilded bubble...
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King Lear: A Tragedy in Five Acts, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - Aging parents - 1808 - 78 pages
...reason. But 'tis a common proof, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upwards turns his face ; But when he once attains the upmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his hack, 2 Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees^ By which ho had ascended. So Caesar may : Then,...
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