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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 Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Issue 9

William Shakespeare - 1806
...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...And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like liiile wanton boys that swim on bladders, This many summers in a sea of glory ; But far beyond my depth...
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The Beauties of the Poets: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry

Poetry - 1806 - 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 Shakspeare: Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1807
...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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The British Essayists, Volume 14

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...And bears 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 of Andromache in The Distrest Mother, particularly...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, with Explanatory Notes ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough - 1807
...killing frost ; And, — when he thinks, good easy man, full sureh His greatness is arípreinng, — he watch be 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 Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With Explanatory Notes ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough - 1807
...killing frost ; And, — when he thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a-ripeuing, — 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 prid At length broke...
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The British Theatre; Or, A Collection of Plays: Which are Acted at the ...

Mrs. Inchbald - English drama - 1808
...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...ventur'd, Like little wanton boys, that swim on bladders, These many summers in a sea of glory; Hut far beyond my depth : my high-blown pride At length broke...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 11

William Shakespeare - 1808
...And, — when he thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a ripening, — nips his root,6 And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like...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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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr ..., Volume 11

William Shakespeare - 1808
...frost; And,—when he thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a ripening,—nips his root, 5 And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like...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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The Spectator; in Miniature: Being a Collection of the Principal ..., Volume 1

1808
...And hears his hloshing 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." 'Wo have likewise a fine example of this in the whole part of Andromache in the Distrest Mother, particularly...
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