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" Farewell, a long farewell, to all my greatness ! This is the state of man ; to-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope, to-morrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honours thick upon him : The third day comes a frost, a killing frost ; And,— when... "
Exercises in reading and recitation - Page 127
edited by - 1828 - 251 pages
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An Essay on the Writings and Genius of Shakspeare, Compared with the Greek ...

Mrs. Montagu (Elizabeth) - 1810 - 296 pages
...me ! Farewell, a long farewell to all my greatness ! , . ' M This This is the state of man : to-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope ; to-morrow...full surely His greatness is a ripening, nips his root ; And then he falls, as I do. — I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders,...
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The Spectator, Volume 14

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...as in that pathetical soliloquy of cardinal Wolsey on his fall. The tenderleaves of hope ; to morrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honours thick upon...full surely His greatness is a ripening, nips his root, And then he falls as I do. We have likewise a fine example of this in the whole of Andromache...
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The British Essayists; with Prefaces, Historical and Biographical,: The ...

English essays - 1810
...all my greatness! Thisjsthe stale of man ! to day he puts Jjyk The tender leaves of hope ; to morrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honours thick upon...third day comes a frost, a killing frost, And when he tbinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a ripening, nips his root, And then he falls as...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1811
...good lord cardinal. [Exeunt all but Wolsey. Wol. So farewell to the little good you bear me. Farewell, a long farewell, to all my greatness ! This is the...full surely His greatness is a ripening, — nips his root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, bike little, wanton boys that swim on bladders,...
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King Henry VI., part III. King Richard III. King Henry VIII. Troilus and ...

William Shakespeare, George Steevens, Henry Fuseli - 1811
...lord cardinal. [JZxeunt all but WOLSEY. Wol. So farewell to the little good you bear me. Farewell, a long farewell, to all my greatness ! This is the...full surely His greatness is a ripening, — nips his root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, '...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1811
...good lord cardinal. [Exeunt all but WoLSEr. Wol. So farewell to the little good you bear me. Farewell, a long farewell, to all my greatness ! This is the...full surely His greatness is a ripening, — nips his root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, This...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1811
...little good lord cardinal. [Exeunt all but Wol. So farewell to the little good you bear me. Farewell, a long farewell, to all my greatness ! This is the...full surely His greatness is a ripening, — nips his root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd. Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, This...
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Aphorisms from Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1812 - 456 pages
...MUTABILITY OF LIFE. This is the state of man : — To-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hopes ; to-morrow blossoms And bears his blushing honours...full surely His greatness is a ripening— nips his root, And then he falls. 255. RELIANCE ON HUMAN SUPPORT. O, how wretched Is that poor man, that hang*...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1813
...good lord cardinal. [Exeunt all but WoUeiI. Wol. So farewell to the little good you bear me. Farewell, a long farewell, to all my greatness! This is the...honours thick upon him : The third day, comes a frost, a killing trost; And, — when he thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a ripening, —...
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The New Pocket Cyclopaedia: Or, Elements Or Useful Knowledge, Methodically ...

John Millard - Children's encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1813 - 671 pages
...Shakspeare's Henry V1U. Farewell, a long farewell, to all my greatness. This is the state of man. To-day puts forth The tender leaves of hope ; to-morrow blossoms,...thinks, good easy man, full surely, His greatness is a-ripeuiug, nips his root, And then he falls, as I do. 2. A simile, or comparison is when the resemblance...
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