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" Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, This many summers in a sea of glory ; But far beyond my depth : my high-blown pride At length broke under me ; and now has left me, Weary, and old with service, to the mercy Of a rude stream, that must for... "
The Plays of William Shakspeare: King Henry VIII ; Troilus and Cressida ... - Page 70
by William Shakespeare - 1811
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...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 swim on bladders, These many summers, in a sea of glory, But far beyond my depth: my high-blown pride At length broke...
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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 Port Folio, Volume 2

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1809
...of cardinal Wolsey, an emphatical pause is properly introduced into the first metaphor. . " And when he thinks, good easy man, full surely " His greatness...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 Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1803
...his blushing honours thick upon him : The third day, conies a frost, a killing frost ; And,— when he thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness...summers in a sea of glory ; But far beyond my depth : my high-blown pride At length broke tinder me ; and now has left me, Weary, and old with service, to the...
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Select British Classics, Volume 17

English literature - 1803
...And hears 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...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 Mother, particularly...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1804
...killing frost; And,—when he thinks, good easy man, full-surely His greatness is a ripening,—nips his root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd,...summers in a sea of glory; But far beyond my depth: my high-blown pride At length broke under me; and now has left me, Weary, and old with service, to the...
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Shakespeare's King Henry the eighth, a historical play, revised ..., Volume 226

William Shakespeare - 1804
...his blushing honours thick upon him: The third day, comes a frost, a killing frost ; 4 And, — when he thinks, good easy man ! full surely His greatness...ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, These many summers in a sea of glory ; But far beyond my depth : my high•blown pride At length broke...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1805
...comes a frost, a killing frost ; And,' — when he thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness a ripening, — nips his root, And then he falls,...ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, 1 ' of a praemunire,] It is almost unnecessary to observe that prcemunire is a barbarous word used...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1805
...comes a frost, a killing frost ; And, — when he thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness a ripening, — nips his root, And then he falls,...ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, i of a praemunire,] It is almost unnecessary to observe that pramunire is a barbarous word used instead...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...bears his blushing hdnours thick upon him j The third d;iy comes a frost, a killing frost, And when he thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness...then he falls as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wantcn boys, that swim on bladders, These many suir.mers in a sea of glory. But far beyond my depth...
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