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" tis a common proof, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber-upward turns his face; But when he once attains the upmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees By which he did... "
The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare - Page 31
by William Shakespeare - 1821
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The Family Shakspeare: In Ten Volumes; in which Nothing is Added ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1818
...Caesar, I have not known when his affections sway'd More than his reason. But 't is a common proof, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto...back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees ' By which he did ascend : So. Caesar may ; Then, lest he may, prevent. And, since the quarrel Will...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, in Ten Volumes: Julius Caesar ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...'tis a common proof, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber-upward turns l.:.s face : But when he once attains the upmost round,...turns his back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees9 By which he did ascend : So Cxsar may ; Then, lest he may, prevent. And, since the quarrel...
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The British Theatre: Or, A Collection of Plays, which are Acted at ..., Volume 6

Mrs. Inchbald - English drama - 1824
...Caesar, I have not known when his affections sway'd More than his reason. But 'tis a common proof, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto...back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend : So Caesar may ; Then, lest he may, prevent. And, since the quarrel Will bear...
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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
...tyranny, that I do bear, I can shake off' at pleasure. ACT II. IED IN SPE But 'tis a common proof*, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto...Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees-)" By which he did ascend. CONSPIRACY DREADFUL TILL EXECUTED. Between the acting of a dreadful thing And...
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The Plays, Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1824
...reason. But 'tis a common proof J, * An exclamation of impatience. f Pity, tenderness. I Experience. That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto...back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees* By which he did ascend : So Caesar may ; Then, lest he may, prevent. And, since the quarrel "Will bear...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1824
...Ctesar, I have not known when his affections sway'd More than his reason. But 'tis a common proof,3 That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto...turns his back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees4 By which he did ascend : So Csesar may ; Then, lest he may, prevent. And, since the quarre]...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author of The ...

British poets - 1824
...AMBITION. 'Tis a common proof, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber — upward turns his face : But when he once attains the upmost...back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend. I have no spur To prick the sides of my intent, but only Vaulting ambition,...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1824
...Tliat lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber-upward turns his face : But when lit! once attains the upmost round, He then unto the ladder...turns his back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the baie degrees' By which he did ascend : So Caesar may ; Then, lest he may, prevent. And, since the quarrel...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text by G. Steevens ..., Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1826
...Caesar, I have not known when his affections sway'd More than his reason. But 'tis a common proof,"' That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto...back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees 6 By which he did ascend: So Caesar may ; Then, lest he may, prevent. And, since the quarrel Will bear...
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Cumberland's British Theatre: With Remarks, Biographical and Critical, Volume 5

George Daniel, John Cumberland - English drama - 1826
...Caesar, I have not known when his affections sway'd More than his reason. But' tis a common proof, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto...back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend : So Caesar may : Then, lest he may, prevent. And, since the quarrel Will bear...
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