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" tis a common proof, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber-upward turns his face; But when he once attains the upmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees By which he did... "
The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the corrected copy ... - Page 22
by William Shakespeare - 1811
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Stultifera Navis: Qua Omnium Mortalium Narratur Stultitia : The Modern Ship ...

William Henry Ireland - Fools and jesters - 1807 - 295 pages
...introduction here : Tis a common proof, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upwards turns his face; But when he once attains the upmost...scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend. Ambition is a gilded bubble bright, That hoodwinks sense, and blinds the keenest sight ; A specious...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, with Explanatory Notes ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough - 1807
...Ciesar, I have not known when his aflections sway'd More than his reason. But 'tis a common proof2, orce should cease. But he, which bore my letter, friar John, Onto the ladder turns his back ; Looks in the clouds, scorning tlie base degrees ' By which he did...
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The British Theatre; Or, A Collection of Plays: Which are Acted at the ...

Mrs. Inchbald - English drama - 1808
...reason. But 'tis a common proof, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upwards turns his face ; But when he once attains the upmost...the clouds, scorning the base degrees, By which he had ascended. So Caesar may : Then, lest he may, prevent. And since the quarrel Will bear no colour,...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 14

William Shakespeare - 1809
...uncontrouled power. I think Warburton right. Johnson. More than his reason. But 'tis a common proof,o That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto...the upmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his back,1 Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees2 By which he did ascend : So Caesar may ; Then,...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 14

William Shakespeare - 1809
...uncontrouled power. I think Warburton right. Johnson. More than his reason. But 'tis a common proof," That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto...the upmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his back,1 Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees2 By which he did ascend : So Caesar may ; Then,...
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An Essay on the Writings and Genius of Shakespeare: Compared with the Greek ...

Elizabeth Robinson Montagu - 1810 - 296 pages
...reason. But 'tis a common proof, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, AV hereto the climber upward turns his face : But when he once attains the upmost...scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend. So Cffisar may ; Then lest he may, prevent. How averse he is to the means, by which he is to deliver his...
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An Essay on the Writings and Genius of Shakspeare, Compared with the Greek ...

Mrs. Montagu (Elizabeth) - 1810 - 296 pages
...reason. But 'tis a common proof, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, "Whereto the climber upward turns his face : But when he once attains the upmost...scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend. So Caesar may ; Then lest he may, prevent. How averse he is to the means, by which he he is to deliver...
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Timon of Athens. Coriolanus. Julius Ceasar. Antony and Cleopatra

William Shakespeare - 1811
...Caesar, I have not known when his affections sway'd More than his reason. But 'tis a common proof.5 That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto...turns his back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees8 By which he did ascend : So Caesar may ; • Then, lest he may, prevent. And, since the quarrel...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1811
...Caesar, I have not known when his affections sway'd More than his reason. But 'tis a common proof, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto...turns his back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees6 By which he did ascend : So Cxsar may ; Then, lest he may, prevent. And, since the quarrel...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1811
...Csesar, I have not known when his affections sway'd More than his reason. But 'tis a common proof, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto...scorning the base degrees* By which he did ascend : So Csesar may ; Then, lest he may, prevent. And, since the quarrel Will bear no colour for the thing he...
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