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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
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, in Ten Volumes: Richard the Third ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...you well, my little good lord cardinal. 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 frost; And,—when he thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a ripening,—nips...
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The British Essayists: The Spectator

James Ferguson - English periodicals - 1823
...in a mournful tone: as in that pathetical soliloquy of Cardinal Wolsey on his fall. ' Farewell!—a long farewell to all my greatness! This is the state...honours thick upon him ; The third day comes a frost, a kilting frost, And when ha thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a ripening, nips hit...
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 11-12

British essayists - 1823
...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...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 part of Andromache...
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The speaker: or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 pages
...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...thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a rip'ning, nips his shoot ;' And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys, that...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1823
...good lord cardinal. [Ereunf all but Wolsey. Wol. So farewell to the little good you bear me. Farewell, a long farewell, to all my greatness ! This is the...forth The tender leaves of hope, to-morrow blossoms, (1) Absolute. (2) As the Pope's legate. '3) A writ inc'ivi'iig a [wnalty. And bears his blushing honours...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author ..., Volume 1

British poets - 1824
...behind : We are such stuff As dreams are made on, and our little life Is rounded with a sleep. 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. O Gentlemen, the time of life is short : To spend that shortness basely,...
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The Plays, Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1824
...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 vcntur'd, * Absolute. •(• As the Pope's legate. JA writ...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1824
...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, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, This...
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The British Theatre: Or, A Collection of Plays, which are Acted at ..., Volume 6

Mrs. Inchbald - English drama - 1824
...well, my little good lord cardinal. [Exeunt NORFOLK, SUFFOLK, SURREY, and CHAMBERLAIN. Wol. 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 1 do. I have ventured, Like little wanton boys, that swim on bladders,...
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The Natural History of the Bible ; Or, A Description of All the Quadrupeds ...

Thaddeus Mason Harris - Nature in the Bible - 1824 - 430 pages
...of human happiness, and the end of human ambition. " Such is the state of man ! To-day he puts forth tender leaves of hope; To-morrow blossoms, And bears...full surely His greatness is a ripening, nips his root, And then he falls, never to hope again." BDELLIUM. rfna BEDOLAH. Occ. Gen. ii. 12; and Numb....
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