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" Apartment. Enter ITHOCLES. Ith. Ambition ! 'tis of vipers' breed : it gnaws A passage through the womb that gave it motion. Ambition, like a seeled ' dove, mounts upward, Higher and higher still, to perch on clouds, But tumbles headlong down with heavier... "
Dramatic Works of John Ford ... - Page 279
by John Ford - 1827
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The modern British drama, Volume 1

British drama - 1811
...of viper's breed ; it gnaws A passage through the womb, that pave it motion. Ambition, like a seeled dove, mounts upward, Higher and higher, still to perch...whose sweet music all our actions dance. But this is form of books and school-tradition, It physics not the sickness of a mind Broken with griefs : strong...
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The Modern British Drama: In Five Volumes, Volume 1

English drama - 1811
...viper's breed ; it gnaw» A passage through the womb, that gave it motion. Ambition, like a seeled eupon they all rise, and boa> to the altar. Oh, great corrector of enormous times, wjth a noise, they vanish In stench and smoke. Morality, applied To timely practice, keeps the soul...
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Dramatic Works, Volume 1

John Ford - English drama - 1811
...of viper's breed; it gnaws A passage through the womb that gave it motion. Ambition, like a seeled1 dove, mounts upward, Higher and higher still, to perch...clouds, But tumbles headlong down with heavier ruin. * A seeled dove.] To seel is a technical term in falconry, and signifies to sew up the eye-lids. So...
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The National magazine and general review

James Lyon (of Fairhaven, Vermont)
...viper's breed, it gnaws A passage through the womb that gave it motion. Ambition, like a seeled• dove, mounts upward Higher and higher still to perch on clouds, But tnmbles headlong down with heavier ruin !" After some time Orgillusx by the favor of some fortunate...
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Dramatic Works of John Ford ...

John Ford - Dramatists, English - 1827
...Enter ITHOCLES. Ith. Ambition! 'tis of viper's breed ; it gnaws A passage through the womb"IEaFgave it motion. Ambition, like a seeled6 dove, mounts upward,...breaking with a noise, they vanish In stench and smoke. Moralityijapglied Tp. time]y..pjcac.ticer. keeps the soul on tune, At whose sweet music all our actions...
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The dramatic works of John Ford, with an intr. and notes [by W. Harness?].

John Ford - 1831
...of viper's breed ; it gnaws A passage through the womb that gave it motion. Ambition, like a seeled* dove, mounts upward, Higher and higher still, to perch...whose sweet music all our actions dance : But this is form['d] of books and school-tradition ; It physics not the sickness of a mind Broken with griefs...
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The Lover's Seat. Kathemérina Or Common Things in Relation to ..., Volume 2

Kenelm Henry Digby - 1856
...foundation of a family curse by " kicking the altar of righteousness with profane foot." It knows that • morality, applied To timely practice, keeps the soul...tune, At whose sweet music all our actions dance." And it feels instinctively that " it is no toy, Though ignorance at slight esteem hath set her That...
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The Works of John Ford: Introduction by Gifford. List of plays. Commendatory ...

John Ford - 1869
...found her saints, I can only reply, where Phulas found his dancing bears. Higher and higher still,7 to perch on clouds, But tumbles headlong down with...whose sweet music all our actions dance : But this is formf'd] of books and school-tradition ; It physics not the sickness of a mind Broken with griefs...
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Shakspeare's tragedy of Macbeth, with explanatory notes, adapted for ...

William Shakespeare - 1869
...mounts and mounts, because he cannot see about him.'—Bacon's Essays )• 'Ambition, like a seeled dove, mounts upward, Higher and higher still, to perch...clouds, But tumbles headlong down with heavier ruin.' Which keeps me pale !—Light thickens; 1 and the crow Makes wing to the rooky wood ; Good things of...
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The Essays of Lord Bacon

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1873 - 240 pages
...1633, seems to have had Bacon's comparison in mind, where it is said — ' Ambition, like a seeled dove, mounts upward, Higher and higher still, to perch...clouds, But tumbles headlong down with heavier ruin.' — ii. 2, be less dangerous. There is less danger of them if they be of mean birth than if they be...
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