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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 Shakspere, carefully revised [by J.O.] with a selection of engr ... - Page 1290
by William Shakespeare - 1853
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Characters of Shakespear's Plays

William Hazlitt - 1817 - 352 pages
...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...that must for ever hide me. Vain pomp and glory of the world, I hate ye ! I feel my heart new open'd : O how wretched Is that poor man, that hangs on...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1818
...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, This...me. Vain pomp, and glory of this world, I hate ye ; 1 feel my heart new opep'd : O, how wretched Is that poor man, that hangs on princes' favours ! There...
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Studies in History; Containing the History of England, from Its ..., Volume 1

Thomas Morell - Great Britain - 1822
...: 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...mercy Of a rude stream, that must for ever hide me." How fitly does an inspired apostle designate the toils in which the men of this world are so assiduously...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, in Ten Volumes: Richard the Third ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...full surely His greatness is a ripening,—nips his root, And then he falls, as 1 do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, This...me. Vain pomp, and glory of this world, I hate ye ; ! feel my heart new open'd : O, how wretched Is that poor man, that hangs on princes' favours ! There...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1823
...surely His greatness is a ripening, — mps his root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, This...me. Vain pomp, and glory of this world, I hate ye ; I feel my heart new open'd : O, how wretched Is that poor man, that hangs on princes' favours ' There...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1823
...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, This...me. Vain pomp, and glory of this world, I hate ye ; i "fa praemunire,] It is almost unnecessary to observe that I feel my heart new open'd: O, how wretched...
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The Speaker: Or Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 pages
...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...that must for ever hide me. Vain pomp and glory of the world, I hate ye ! I feel my heart new open'd. Oh, how wretched Is that poor man, that hangs on...
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The Beauties of Shakespeare: Selected from Each Play : with a General Index ...

William Shakespeare, William Dodd - Fore-edge painting - 1824 - 385 pages
...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, This...me. Vain pomp, and glory of this world, I hate ye; I feel my heart new open'd: O, how wretched Is that poor man, that hangs on princes' favours! There...
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The Plays, Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1824
...falls, as I do. I have vcntur'd, * Absolute. •(• As the Pope's legate. JA writ incurring a penalty. Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, This...me. Vain pomp, and glory of this world, I hate ye ; I feel my heart new opeii'd : O, how wretched Is that poor man, that hangs on princes' favours !...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author of The ...

British poets - 1824
...feeble temper should So get the start of the majestic world, And bear the palm alone. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, This...me. Vain pomp, and glory of this world, I hate ye ; I feel my heart new open'd : O, how wretched Is that poor man that hangs on princes' favours ! There...
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