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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. "
Exercises in Reading and Recitation - Page 127
by Jonathan Barber - 1828 - 251 pages
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1824
...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, Wear}', and old with service, to the mercy Of a rude stream, that must for ever hide me. Vain pomp,...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Diccion - 1825 - 372 pages
...easy man, full surely His greatness is a ripening, nips his shoot — And then he falls, as I do. I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim on...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...
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Cumberland's British Theatre: With Remarks, Biographical and Critical, Volume 5

George Daniel, John Cumberland - English drama - 1826
...easy man ! full surely His greatness is a ripening — nips his root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventured, Like little wanton boys, that swim...that must for ever hide me. Vain pomp, and glory of this world, I hate ye ; I feel my heart new open'd : O, how wretched Is that poor man that hangs on...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text by G. Steevens ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1826
...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...that must for ever hide me. Vain pomp, and glory of this world, I hate ye ; 1 of a prsemunire,] It is almost unnecessary to observe that I feel my heart...
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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...mercy /Of a rude stream, that must for ever hide me. (William Shakespeare) 7. The glorious lamp of heaven, the sun. (Robert Herrick) 8. Coffee is like a...
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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...mercy Of a rude stream, that must for ever hide me." We are mistaken if ever — no matter what politics may be in the ascendant — the people of England...
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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...service, to the mercy Of a rude stream, that must forever hide me. (b) The Sin of Pride. The connection between the first and second lines of 21:4 is...
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An Audition Handbook of Great Speeches

Jerry Blunt - Acting - 1990 - 207 pages
...swim on bladders, This many summers in a sea of glory, But far beyond my depth: my high-blown pride Weary and old with service, to the mercy Of a rude...that must for ever hide me. Vain pomp and glory of this world, I hate ye. I feel my heart now open'd. O how wretched Is that poor man that hangs on princes;...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...see me more. (Ill, ii) OHFP 66 I have ventured Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, This forever hide me. (Ill, ii) OHFP 67 Had I but served my God with half the zeal I served my king, he...
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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations

Suzy Platt - Quotations, English - 1993 - 520 pages
...root, And then he falls, as I da I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, This many summers in a sea of glory, But far beyond my...that must for ever hide me. Vain pomp and glory of this world, I hate ye! I feel my heart new open'd. O, how wretched Is that poor man that hangs on princes'...
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