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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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Aphorisms from Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1812 - 456 pages
...is when it disjoins Kemorse from Power. [BIT ION. 976. HUMiLiTY/ezgned — the Ladder O/AMLowliness is young Ambition's ladder, -Whereto the climber-upward...scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend. 977. Resist Beginnings *: — whatsoe'er is ill, Though it appear light and of little moment, Think...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: In Twenty-one Volumes, with the ..., Volume 16

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1813
...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...the upmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his back,1 * Remorse from power .•] Remorse, for mercy. WARBURTON. Remorse (says Mr. Heath) signifies...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...Humility. 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. Conspiracy dreadful till executed. Between the acting of a dreadful thing. And the first motion, all...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1817
...'tis a common proof, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber-upward turns i :s face : But when he once attains the upmost round,...back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees 9 By which he did ascend : So Caesar may ; . Luc. I will, my lord. [Exit. Then, lest he may, prevent....
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The Family Shakspeare: In Ten Volumes; in which Nothing is Added ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1818
...Caesar, I have not known when his affections sway'd More than his reason. But 't is a common proof, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto...scorning the base degrees ' By which he did ascend : So. Caesar may ; Then, lest he may, prevent. And, since the quarrel Will bear no colour for the thing he...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 12

William Shakespeare - 1821
...JOHNSON. I have not known when his affections sway'd More than his reason. But 'tis a common proof9, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto...', Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees 2 By which he did ascend : So Caesar may ; Then, lest he may, prevent. And, since the quarrel Will...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, in Ten Volumes: Julius Caesar ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...'tis a common proof, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber-upward turns l.:.s face : But when he once attains the upmost round,...turns his back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees9 By which he did ascend : So Cxsar may ; Then, lest he may, prevent. And, since the quarrel...
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The British Theatre: Or, A Collection of Plays, which are Acted at ..., Volume 6

Mrs. Inchbald - English drama - 1824
...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...scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend : So Caesar may ; Then, lest he may, prevent. And, since the quarrel Will bear no colour for the thing he...
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The Plays, Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1824
...reason. But 'tis a common proof J, * An exclamation of impatience. f Pity, tenderness. I Experience. That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto...scorning the base degrees* By which he did ascend : So Caesar may ; Then, lest he may, prevent. And, since the quarrel "Will bear no colour for the thing...
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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
...tyranny, that I do bear, I can shake off' at pleasure. ACT II. IED IN SPE But 'tis a common proof*, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto...scorning the base degrees-)" By which he did ascend. CONSPIRACY DREADFUL TILL EXECUTED. Between the acting of a dreadful thing And the first motion, all...
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