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" 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 forever hide me. Vain pomp and glory of this world,... "
The Plays of Shakspeare: Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson, George ... - Page 232
by William Shakespeare - 1807
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The Worthies of Westmorland: Or, Notable Persons Born in that ..., Volume 1

George Atkinson - Cumbria (England) - 1849
...falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys, that swim on bladders, These many summers on a sea of glory ; But far beyond my depth : my high-blown...Of a rude stream, that must for ever hide me. Vain pomps and vanities of the world, I hate ye ! I feel my heart new open'd. Oh, how wretched Is that poor...
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Orthopony; Or the Cultivation of the Voice, in Elocution: A Manual of ...

William Russell - 1849
...surely His greatness is a ripeming, — nips his root ; And then he falls as I do. I have ventured, — Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, —...broke under me, and now has left me, Weary and old wifli service, to the mercy Of a rude stream that must forever hide me ! " 2. — Solemnity and Sublimity....
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1849
...And then he falls as I do. 1 have vcntur'd, Like little wanton boys, that swim on bladders, Thfcte use and beginning of everything that ariseth new unto...passion of admiration and curiosity, have arisen not Wearv and old with service, to the mercy Of a ruile stream, that must for ever hide me. Vain pomp and...
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Exercises in Rhetorical Reading: With a Series of Introductory Lessons ...

Richard Green Parker - Elocution - 1849 - 432 pages
...on bladders, These many summers in a sea of glory; But far beyond my depth ; my high-blown pride 35 At length broke under me ; and now has left me, Weary...service, to the mercy Of a rude stream, that must forever hide me. Vain pomp and glory of the world, I hate ye ! I feel my heart new opened. Oh how wretched...
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The dramatic (poetical) works of William Shakspeare; illustr ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1850
...full surely His greatness is a ripening,—nips his root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, This...service, to the mercy Of a rude stream, that must forever hide me. Vain pomp and glory of this world, I hate ye : I feel my heart new opened. O, how...
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THE DRAMATIC WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE; ILLUSTRATED: EMBRACING A LIFE OF ...

1850
...surely His greatness is a ripening, — nips his root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, This...service, to the mercy Of a rude stream, that must forever hide me. Vain pomp and glory of this world, I hate ye : I feel my heart new opened. O, how...
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The Life of King Henry the Eighth

William Shakespeare - 1925 - 166 pages
...root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, 360 This many summers in a sea of glory, But far beyond...left me, Weary and old with service, to the mercy 364 Of a rude stream, that must for ever hide me. Vain pomp and glory of this world, I hate ye. I feel...
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The Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 1

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1925 - 1100 pages
...swim on bladders, This many summers in a sea of glory ; But far beyoud my depth : my high-blown piide At length broke under me ; and now has left me, Weary...service, to the mercy Of a rude stream, that must forever hide me. Vain pomp and glory of this world, I hate ye : I feel my heart new opened. 0, how...
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Psychology of Learning and Motivation, Volume 22

Psychology - 1989 - 370 pages
...fingers. 5. She allowed life to waste like a tap left running. (Virginia Wolfe) 6. I have ventured, /Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, /This...mercy /Of a rude stream, that must for ever hide me. (William Shakespeare) 7. The glorious lamp of heaven, the sun. (Robert Herrick) 8. Coffee is like a...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 114

England - 1873
...and stands before us an undeniable failure. "I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim ou bladders, This many summers in a sea of glory ; But...mercy Of a rude stream, that must for ever hide me." We are mistaken if ever — no matter what politics may be in the ascendant — the people of England...
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