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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 Dramatic Works, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1831
...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, scorning the base degrees* By which he did ascend : So Сжваг may ; Then, lest he may, prevent And, since the quarrel Will...
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The Life of Mrs. Jordan: Including Original Private Correspondence ..., Volume 2

James Boaden - Actors - 1831
...AMBITION'S ladder, Whereto the climber upward turns his face : But when he once attains the topmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the CLOUDS, scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend." Julius Ctesar, 1623, p. 114. Such a quotation operated like an extinguisher...
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The Life of Mrs. Jordan: Including Original Private Correspondence ..., Volume 2

James Boaden - Actors - 1831
...AMBITION'S ladder, Whereto the climber upward turns his face : But when he once attains the topmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the CLOUDS, scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend." Julhts Ctesar, 1623, p. 114. Such a quotation operated like an extinguisher...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: With Glossarial Notes, a Sketch of ...

William Shakespeare - 1832 - 908 pages
...lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upward turns bis face : man. Seen /. Bat whet e need of you.— •/•..'.•!...' Lords. I know By which he did ascend : So Cesar may ; Then, lest be may, prevent. And, since the quarrel Will bear...
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Some Account of the English Stage: From the Restoration in 1660 to ..., Volume 6

John Genest - Theater - 1832
...rises in a theatre he is apt to think himself of too much importance— " For '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 low degrees...
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The North American Review, Volume 39

North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1834
...Ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upward turns his face. But having Once attained the topmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend.' Mr. Jefferson, after ' attaining the topmost round/ and when his popularity...
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Julius Caesar. Antony and Cleopatra. Cymbeline. Titus Andronicus. Pericles

William Shakespeare - 1836
...Caesar, I have not known when his affections swayed More than his reason. But 'tis a common proof,9 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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Select plays from Shakspeare; adapted for the use of schools and young ...

William Shakespeare - 1836
...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 1 remorse, for mercy. [J. OES. 18] By which he did ascend : So Caesar may ; Then, lest he may, prevent....
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The Dramatic Works and Poems of William Shakespeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1836
...ambition' ladder, Whereto the climber-upward turns hie face : SN when he once attains the utmost 4 ΁ O 䁀 By which he did ascend:4 So Сэтлаг may ; Then, lest he may, prevent. And, "since the quarrel...
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The wisdom and genius of Shakspeare: comprising moral philosophy ...

William Shakespeare - 1838
...feigned. '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. 29 — U. 1. • 193 Parental discipline neglected. Had doting Priam check'...
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