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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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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 19

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...thee withal. Id. I'll charm the air to give a sound. While you perform your antick round. Id. Whence he once attains the upmost round, He then unto the...scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend. Id. We are such stuff As dreams are made on, and our little lifeIs rounded with a sleep. U. Ttmpat....
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - 1829
...ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber-upward turns his face : But when he once attains the utmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks...scorning the base degrees* By which he did ascend : So Cœsar may ; Then, lest he may, prevent. And, since the quarrel Will bear no colour for the thing he...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

Laconics, John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...core. Southwell. DCCXXX. Whereto the climber-upward turns his face: But when he once attains the utmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks...scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend. Shakspeare. Lowliness is young ambition's ladder, DCCXXXI. The most necessary talent in a man of conversation,...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 7

William Shakespeare, William Harness - 1830
...Caesar, I have not known when his affections sway'd More than his reason. But 'tis a common proof, i 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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Proceedings at the Contested Election for the City of Chichester, 1830 ...

CHICHESTER. - 1830 - 210 pages
...City of Chichester. But that he sees Hi' Electors are but Sheep." <* I know he would not be a. Wol^ He then unto the ladder turns his back: Looks in the...scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend." " When he once attains a Seat in Parliament, " --— I, perhaps, speak this Before a willing- bondman."...
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The Dramatic Works, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1831
...ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber-upward turns his face : But when he once attains the utmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks...scorning the base degrees* By which he did ascend : So Сжваг may ; Then, lest he may, prevent And, since the quarrel Will bear no colour for the thing...
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The Life of Mrs. Jordan: Including Original Private Correspondence ..., Volume 2

James Boaden - Actors - 1831
...AMBITION'S ladder, Whereto the climber upward turns his face : But when he once attains the topmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks...scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend." Julhts Ctesar, 1623, p. 114. Such a quotation operated like an extinguisher upon poor human vanity,...
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The Life of Mrs. Jordan: Including Original Private Correspondence ..., Volume 2

James Boaden - Actors - 1831 - 368 pages
...AMBITION'S ladder, Whereto the climber upward turns his face : But when he once attains the topmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks...scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend." Julius Ctesar, 1623, p. 114. Such a quotation operated like an extinguisher upon poor human vanity,...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: With Glossarial Notes, a Sketch of ...

William Shakespeare - 1832 - 908 pages
...lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upward turns bis face : man. Seen« /. Bat whet» e need of you.— •/•..'.•!...' Lords. I know Cesar may ; Then, lest be may, prevent. And, since the quarrel Will bear »o colour for the thin; he...
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The North American Review, Volume 39

North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1834
...Ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upward turns his face. But having Once attained the topmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks...scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend.' Mr. Jefferson, after ' attaining the topmost round/ and when his popularity was such that he might...
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