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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... "
The works of William Shakspere. Knight's Cabinet ed., with additional notes - Page 79
by William Shakespeare - 1856
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King Henry VIII. Coriolanus

William Shakespeare - 1788
...farewel, 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...greatness is a ripening — nips his root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, 6so These many summers...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...farewe! 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...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 modern British traveller: or, Tourist's pocket directory. Norfolk, Volume 1

George Alexander Cooke - 1802
...! This is the state of man : to day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope, to-morrow blossoms, 1 And bears his blushing honours thick upon him ; The...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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The British Essayists: The Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1802
...farewell to all my greatness! This is the state of man! today he puts forth The tender leaves of hope; to-morrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honours...frost, And when he thinks, good easy man, full surely Hib greatness is a ripening, nips hit root, And then he fallt as I do.' We have likewise a fine example...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volume 14

British essayists - 1802
...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...frost, And when he thinks, good easy man, full surely Hii greatness is a ripening, nips his root, And then he falls as I do.' We have likewise a fine example...
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Select British Classics, Volume 17

English literature - 1803
...the state of man !.... to-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope ; to-morrow blossoms. And hears his blushing honours thick upon him. The third day...greatness is a ripening, nips his root, And then he falls, as I do. We have likewise a fine example of this in the whole part of Andromache in the Distrest...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1803
...of hope, to-morrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honours thick upon him : The third day, conies a frost, a killing frost ; And,— when he thinks,...greatness is a ripening, — nips his root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders. This many summers in...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...farewel 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...thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a-ripening , nips his shoot ; And then he falls , as I do. I have ventur'd , Like little wanton boys...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1805
...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...he thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness a ripening, — nips his root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1805
...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...he thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness a ripening, — nips his root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys...
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