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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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An historical account of the episcopal see, and cathedral church, of Sarum

William Dodsworth (verger.) - 1814
...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...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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Proverbs, Chiefly Taken from the Adagia of Erasmus, with ..., Volume 1

Robert Bland - Proverbs - 1814 - 139 pages
...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." Woolsty's Speech in King Henry VIII. Tanyuam Ungues Digitosque suos. The subject is as familiar and...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...full surely His greatness is a ripening, nips his rogt, And then he falls, as I do. I hare ventured, Like little wanton boys, that swim on bladders. This...summers in a sea of glory ; But far beyond my depth: my high-blown pride [me, At length broke under me ; and now has left Weary, and old with service, to the...
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Elements of Criticism, Volume 2

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1816
...bears his blushing honours thick upon him ; The third day comes a frost, a killing frost. And when lie thinks, good easy man, full surely His .greatness...ripening, nips his root, And then he falls as I do. . . • . ii,•.../ * •' i Henry VIII. SECTION VII. Figure of Speech. IN the section immediately...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 122

England - 1877
...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...nips his root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, These many summers in a sea of glory ; Hut...
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Elements of criticism [by H. Home].

Henry Home (lord Kames.) - 1817
...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. Henry VHI. Act in, Sc. 2. SECT. VII.—Figure of Speech. timate the relation is, the figure is the...
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Characters of Shakespear's Plays

William Hazlitt - Performing arts - 1817 - 352 pages
...killing frost; Arid—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, 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 Family Shakspeare: In Ten Volumes; in which Nothing is Added ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1818
...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...summers in a sea of glory ; But far beyond my depth : my high-blown pride 5 Absolute. 6 A writ incurring a penally. At length broke under me ; and now has left...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1818
...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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Characters of Shakespeare's Plays

William Hazlitt - 1818 - 323 pages
...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 ; But far beyond by depth : my high-blown pride At length broke...
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