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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 Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare: Comprising Moral Philosophy ...

William Shakespeare, Thomas Price - 1839 - 460 pages
...feigned. 'Tis a common proof f That lowliness is young Ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upward turns his face ; But when he once attains the upmost...turns his back, looks in the clouds, scorning the ba?o degreesf By which he did ascend. 29 — ii. 1. * Provoke. t Experience. l Low steps :l 193 Parental...
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Commentaries on the Historical Plays of Shakspeare, Volume 2

Thomas Peregrine Courtenay - 1840
...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 Monthly chronicle; a national journal, Volume 5

1840
...speak of in other terms than those of aversion and contempt ? " Lowliness is young Ambition's ladder, But when he once attains the upmost round, He then...scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend." The Radicals are the ladder by which alone Toryism can mount into power ; but let the upmost round...
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Oliver Cromwell: An Historical Romance, Volume 3

Henry William Herbert - Great Britain - 1840 - 360 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. JuUus Ctesar. Two full years had gone round since the defeat of Naseby had paralyzed the efforts and...
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The Philosophy of Shakspere, Extracted from His Plays ...

Michael Henry Rankin - 1841 - 238 pages
...man then, The image of his Maker, hope to win by't? ITS INGRATITUDE. Brutus. But 'tis a common proof, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto...scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend. Julius Ctesar. Acl ii. Scene 1. ITS UNSUBSTANTIAL CHARACTER. Guilderstem. The very substance of the...
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Cours de versions anglaises ou Recueil choisi d'anecdotes, traits ...

P. Sadler - 1841 - 251 pages
...Where to the climber (5) upwards turns his face ; But when he once attains the upmost round (4) , lie then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the...scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend. SHA.KSFEARE. Julius Caesar, ACT. 2. Sc. 1. Let none presume To wear an undeserved dignity. Oh! that...
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The plays and poems of Shakespeare, according to the improved ..., Volume 11

William Shakespeare - 1842
...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 color for the thing he...
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The works of William Shakespeare, the text formed from an entirely ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1843
...Ca-sar, 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...
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The Works of William Shakspeare: The Text Formed from an Intirely ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1843
...Civsar, 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 Ca>sar may : Then, lest he may, prevent : and, since the quarrel Will bear no colour for the thing...
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The works of Shakspere, revised from the best authorities: with a ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1843
...Caesar, I have not known when his affections swayed 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 Cœsar may : Then, lest he may, prevent. And, since the quarrel Will bear no colour for the thing he...
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