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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 Beauties of Shakespeare: Selected from Each Play : with a General Index ...

William Shakespeare, William Dodd - Fore-edge painting - 1824 - 385 pages
...Nay then, farewell! THE VICISSITUDES OF LIFE. 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 Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1824
...Farewell, a long farewell, to all my greatness ! This is the state of man ; To-day he puts forth The lender leaves of hope, to-morrow blossoms, And bears his...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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Illustrations, Critical, Historical, Biographical, and ..., Volume 3

Richard Warner - 1824
...mortal greatness, so finely imaged by the poet of human nature: " This is the state of man ; to-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope ; to-morrow...killing frost, And when he thinks, good easy man, full sure His greatness is a ripening, nips his root, And then he falls." He was now, at the early age of...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 3

John Milton - 1824
...act iii. sc. 6. This is the state of man ; to-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hopes, to morrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honours thick upon...man, full surely His greatness is a ripening, nips hi> root; And then he falls, as I do.— Upon which Mr. Warburton remarks, that as spring-frosts are...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Diccion - 1825 - 372 pages
...him, I am sure of my reward from the other side. VI. — Cardinal Wolsey and Cromwell. Wol. FAREWELL, a long farewell to all my greatness ! This is the...ripening, nips his shoot — And then he falls, as I do. I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, These many summers in a sea of glory...
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The Family Shakspeare ... in which Nothing is Added to the Original Text ...

William Shakespeare - 1825
...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 castle chapel

Regina Maria Roche - 1825
...were but yesterday so vivid, so sanguine ! but, as Wolsey says — ' 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 tails, as I do.' But what is to be done ? had I not better make up nay mind to return...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text by G. Steevens ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1826
...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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Cumberland's British Theatre: With Remarks, Biographical and Critical, Volume 5

George Daniel, John Cumberland - English drama - 1826
...SUFFOLK, SURREY, go off smiling L. and CHAMBERLAIN bows respectfully and follows. Wol. (nc) 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 ventured, Like little wanton boys, that swim on bladders,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors

John Milton, Henry John Todd - 1826
...passage seems to be taken from Shakspcare, Henry VIII. A. iii. S. ii. " This is the state of man ; To-day he puts forth " The tender leaves of hope, to-morrow...thinks, good easy man, full surely ." His greatness is a-ripening, nips his root ; " And then he falls, as I do." — Upon which Mr. Warburton remarks, that...
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