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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... "
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The Works of Mr. William Shakespear;: In Six Volumes. Adorn'd with ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1709
...Face; But when he once attains the upmoft Round, But for the general. He would be crown'd—- • m He then unto the Ladder turns his Back, Looks in the Clouds, fcorning the bafe Degrees By which he did afcend: So Cefar may: Then, left he may, prevent. And fince...
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The Works of Shakespeare in Seven Volumes, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1733
...ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upward turns his face ; But when he once attains the upmoft round, He then unto the lad*der turns his back, Looks in the clouds, fcorning the bafe degrees By which he- did afcend: To C<efar may : Then, left he may,, prevent. And...
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The Works of Shakespear: In Six Volumes, Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1745
...ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upward turns his face ; But when he once attains the upmoft round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds, fcorning the bale degrees By which he did afcend : fo C-.rfar may : Then, Then, left he may, prevent....
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The beauties of Shakespear: regularly selected from each play ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1752
...ambition's ladder, Whereto the. climber upward turns his face ; But when he once attains the upmoft round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the cloud., fcorning the bafe degrees By which he did afcend. Corifpiracy, dreadful till executed. (5)...
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The Works of Shakespeare: In Eight Volumes : Collated with the ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1762
...ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upward tarns his face ; But when he once attains the utmoft round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds, fcorning the bafe degrees By which he did afcend : fo Cesfar may : Then, left he may, prevenr. And...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare in Eight Volumes: With the ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1765
...ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upward turns his face j But when he once attains the upmoft round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds, fcorning the * bafe degrees By which he did afcend. So C<efar may : Then, left he may, prevent. And...
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The Works of Shakespeare: in Eight Volumes, Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1767
...ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upward turns his face ; But when he once attains the upmoft round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds, fcorning the bafe degrees By which he did aicend : fo Cafar may : Then, left he may, prevent. And fince...
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An Essay on the Writings and Genius of Shakespear Compared with the Greek ...

Mrs. Montagu (Elizabeth), Elizabeth Robinson Montagu - 1769 - 288 pages
...ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upward turns his face ; But when he once attains the upmoft round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds, fcorning the bafe degrees By which he did afcend. So Casfar may. Thus Mr. Voltaire tranflates it, BRUTUS....
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Critical Essays: I. Observations on the Sublime, of Longiunus. II. The ...

Edward Burnaby Greene - Aeneas (Legendary character) in literature - 1770 - 327 pages
...Ambition's ladder, " Whereto theclimber upward turns his face; • ' But when he once attains the upmoft round, " He then unto the ladder turns his back, '' Looks in the clouds, fcorning the bafe degrees " By which hedidafcend. SoC'ESARmay; •" Then, left he may, prevent." This...
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Othello, the Moor of Venice: A Tragedy

William Shakespeare - 1770 - 133 pages
...ambition's ladder, Whereto the climbei.- upward turns his face : But when he once attains the upmoft round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds, fcorning the bafe degrees By which he did, afcend : So C<cfar may : — ^ Then, left he may, prevent....
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