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" This many summers in a sea of glory, But far beyond my depth: my high-blown pride At length broke under me; and now has left me, Weary and old with service, to the mercy Of a rude stream, that must for ever hide me. "
The Preceptor: Containing a General Course of Education - Page 69
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Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, James Boswell, Edmond Malone, Samuel Johnson, Mr. Theobald (Lewis), Alexander Pope, Sir Thomas Hanmer, George Steevens, William Warburton, Edward Capell, Isaac Reed - 1821
...root8, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, This many summers in a sea of glory ; But far beyond my depth : my high blown pride At length broke under me j and now has left me Weary, and old with service, to the...
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Studies in history; containing the history of England, from its ..., Volume 1

Thomas Morell - History - 1822
...: 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, But far beyond my...pride At length broke under me; and now has left me, Weary, and old with service, to the mercy Of a rude stream, that must for ever hide me." How fitly...
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The First Canto of Ricciardetto, Volume 1

Niccolò Forteguerri - Italian poetry - 1822 - 232 pages
...And then he falls, as I do. I have ven-tur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on blad-ders, These many summers in a sea of glo-ry; But far beyond my depth ! my high blown pride (3) At length broke under me, and now has left-me, Weary and old with service, to...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the corrected copies ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, This many summers in a sea of glory; But far beyond my...pride At length broke under me; and now has left me, Weary, and old with service, to the mercy Of a rude stream, that must for ever hide me. Vain pomp,...
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The speaker: or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 pages
...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 ; But far beyond my...pride At length broke under me ; and now has left me, Weary and old with service, to the mercy Of a rude stream, that must for ever hide me. Vain pomp and...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, in Ten Volumes: Richard the Third ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...root, And then he falls, as 1 do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, This many summers in a sea of glory ; But far beyond my...pride At length broke under me ; and now has left me, Weary, and old with service, to the mercy Of a rude stream, that must for ever hide me. Vain pomp,...
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Psychology of Learning and Motivation, Volume 22

Psychology - 1989 - 370 pages
...running. (Virginia Wolfe) 6. I have ventured, /Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, /This many summers in a sea of glory; /But far beyond my...pride /At length broke under me: and now has left me. /Weary and old with service, to the mercy /Of a rude stream, that must for ever hide me. (William Shakespeare)...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 114

England - 1873
...before us an undeniable failure. "I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim ou bladders, This many summers in a sea of glory ; But far beyond my...pride At length broke under me ; and now has left me Weary, and old with service, to the mercy Of a rude stream, that must for ever hide me." « We are...
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Proverbs

Kenneth T. Aitken - Religion - 1986 - 264 pages
...Wolsey bitterly discovered: . . . I have ventur'd. Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, This many summers in a sea of glory; But far beyond my...pride At length broke under me, and now has left me. Weary and old with service, to the mercy Of a rude stream, that must forever hide me. (b) The Sin of...
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Nuclear Weapons: The Balance of Terror, the Quest for Peace

A. J. C. Edwards - History - 1986 - 275 pages
...brush? Has zeal outrun discretion? Have I ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders This many summers in a sea of glory: But far beyond my depth? Some readers may think so. If they do, I offer no defence. I ask them, too, to forgive me. Wimbledon...
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