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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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Elements of criticism [by H. Home].

Henry Home (lord Kames.) - 1817
...mind :, , .. Wolsey. Farewell, a long farewell, to all my greatness 1 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. Henry VHI. Act in, Sc. 2. SECT. VII.—Figure of Speech. timate the...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 122

England - 1877
...generalisation, ends with a melancholy application to himself : — "This is the state of mau : 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 ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, These...
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Characters of Shakespear's Plays

William Hazlitt - 1817 - 352 pages
...conscious of his own superiority, he breaks out into that fine apostrophe " Farewel, a long farewel, to all my greatness! This is the state of man; to-day...honours thick upon him; The third day, comes a frost, a killing frost; Arid—when he thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a ripening—nips...
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Characters of Shakespear's Plays

William Hazlitt - Drama - 1818 - 352 pages
...a spirit conscious of his own superiority, he breaks out into that fine apostrophe — " 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, These...
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Characters of Shakespeare's Plays

William Hazlitt - 1818 - 323 pages
...with a spirit conscious of his own superiority, he breaks out into that fine apostrophe— " 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 en bladders, These...
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The Family Shakspeare: In Ten Volumes; in which Nothing is Added ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1818
...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...; 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...
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Characters of Shakespeare's Plays

William Hazlitt - 1818 - 323 pages
...a spirit conscious of his own superiority, he breaks out into that fine apostrophe — " Farewell, a long farewell, to all my greatness ! This is the...; to-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope, to morrow blossoms, And hears his blushing honours thick upon him ; The third day, comes a frost, a...
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The Plays of Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1819
...lord cardinal. ^Exeunt all hut Wolseif. Wul. So farewell to the little good you bear nie. farewell, a long farewell, to all my greatness ! This is the...day, comes a frost, a killing frost ; And, — when ne thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a ripening, — nips his root, And then he fulls,...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1819 - 360 pages
...FARE WELL, a long farewell to all my greatness ! This is the state of man ; to day he puts forth Tht tender leaves of hope; tomorrow blossoms, And bears...full surely His greatness is a 'ripening, nips his ohoot — And then he falls, as I do. 1 have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders,...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Children's stories - 1820 - 407 pages
...he puts forth The tender leaves of hope ; to-m'orrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honors thick upon him ; The third day comes a frost, a killing-...ripening, nips his shoot — And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, These many summers in a sea of glory...
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