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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 Dramatic Works of Shakespeare: With a Life, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1828
...hears his hlushing honours thick upon him : The third day comes a frost, a killing frost ; And,— wuen he thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness...And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like liitle wanton hoys that swim on hladders, This many summers in a sea of glory ; Bnt far heyond my depth;...
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Lord Lovel's daughter. The Bohemian

Francis Barry Boyle] [St. Leger - 1829
...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 ! The Cardinal was truly a man of vast mind — of a haughty and aspiring soul; and the spectacle of...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 pages
...comes a frost, a killing frost ; And, — when he thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness in a ripening, — nips his root, And then he falls,...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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Elements of Criticism

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1830
...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 Vlll. act 3. so. 6. SECT. VII. FIGURE OF SPEECH. IN the section immediately foregoing, a figure...
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The Dramatic Works, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1831
...hears his blushing honours thick upon him г The third day, emes a frost, a killing frost ; And, when he thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness...as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys thai swim on bladders, This many summers in a sea of glory : But far beyond my deplh : my high-blown...
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The Dramatic Works, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1831
...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 rentur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladder*, This many summers in a sea of glory : But...
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An Abridgment of Elements of Criticism

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1831 - 300 pages
...And bears his blushing honors 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 VIII.— ACT III. Sc. 6. SECTION VII. — Figure of Speech. IN the section immediately foregoing,...
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A treatise on happiness [by J. Flamank].

James Flamank - 1833
...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." When Damocles, a flatterer of Dionysius the tyrant of Sicily, had extolled the happiness of monarchs,...
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Literary recreations; or, Scenes from real life

John Young (M.A.) - 1833 - 323 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." He now rejoined his brother in London, without indeed the wife, or fortune which he hoped to have borne...
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Poetic gems: partly original; but chiefly selected from the best authors: by ...

Samuel BLACKBURN - 1833 - 240 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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