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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 Practice of Elocution, Or A Course of Exercises for Acquiring the ...

Benjamin Humphrey Smart - Elocution - 1826 - 213 pages
...common proof, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upward turns his face, 4 But when he once attains the upmost round, He then...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 Shakspeare, with notes ..., Part 23, Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1826
...Caesar, I have not known when his affections sway'd More than his reason. But 'tis a common proof4, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto...climber-upward turns his face : But when he once attains the utmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Timon of Athens. Coriolanus ...

William Shakespeare - 1826
...Caesar, I have not known when his affections sway'd More than his reason. But 'tis a common proof4, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto...climber-upward turns his face: But when he once attains the utmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees...
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Timon of Athens. Coriolanus. Julius Caesar. Antony and Cleopatra

William Shakespeare - 1826
...Caesar, I have not known when his affections sway'd More than his reason. But 'tis a common proof4, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto...climber-upward turns his face: But when he once attains the utmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his hack, Looks in the clouds, scorning the hase degrees...
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The Beauties of Shakspeare Regularly Selected from Each Play. With a General ...

William Shakespeare - 1827 - 345 pages
...can shake oil at pleasure. ACT II. AMBITION CLOTHED IN SPECIOUS HUMILITY. But 'tis a common proof/ That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto...turns his back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degreesf By which he did ascend. CONSPIRACY DREADFUL TILL EXECUTED. Between the acting of a dreadful...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 19

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...thee withal. Id. I'll charm the air to give a sound. While you perform your antick round. Id. Whence he once attains the upmost round, He then unto the...back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend. Id. We are such stuff As dreams are made on, and our little lifeIs rounded...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - 1829
...Caesar, I hare not known when Ms affections sway'd More than his reason. But 'tis a common proof,' That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto...climber-upward turns his face : But when he once attains the utmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees*...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 2

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...sense from reason's lore; She is delightful in the rind, Coreupted in the core. Southwell. DCCXXX. Lowliness is young ambition's ladder, "Whereto the...climber-upward turns his face : But when he once attains the utmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds, scormng the base degrees...
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Laconics; or, The best words of the best authors [ed. by J. Timbs ..., Volume 2

Laconics - 1829
...core. Southwell. DCCXXX. Whereto the climber-upward turns his face: But when he once attains the utmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend. Shakspeare. Lowliness is young ambition's ladder, DCCXXXI. The most necessary...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 7

William Shakespeare, William Harness - 1830
...Caesar, I have not known when his affections sway'd More than his reason. But 'tis a common proof, i 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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