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" Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, 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 forever... "
The Plays of William Shakespeare: In Twenty-one Volumes, with the ... - Page 138
by William Shakespeare - 1813
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Reference - 1992 - 1132 pages
...Like a bright exhalation in the evening, And no man see me more. (Ill, ii) OHFP 66 I have ventured 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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The Oxford Shakespeare: King Henry VIII: or All is True

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2008 - 240 pages
...root; And then he falls, as I do . I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, 360 This many summers in a sea of glory, But far beyond...mercy Of a rude stream that must for ever hide me . 365 Vain pomp and glory of this world, I hate ye! I feel my heart new opened. O, how wretched Is...
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A Mirror for Magistrates and the de Casibus Tradition

Paul Budra, Paul Vincent Budra - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 119 pages
...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 on bladders, This...summers in a sea of glory, But far beyond my depth. (3.2.353-62) He dies humbled, with hopes of heaven. The de casibus pattern implicit in the action of...
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Shakespeare: la invención de lo humano

Harold Bloom - Characters and characteristics in literature - 2001 - 734 pages
...frost, /And when he thinks, good easy man, full surely / His greatness is a-ripening, nips his root, /And then he falls as I do. I have ventur'd / Like...service, to the mercy / Of a rude stream that must forever hide me. / Vain pomp and glory of this world, I hate ye; / I feel my heart new open'd. O how...
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Truth & Bright Water

Thomas King - Fiction - 2001 - 266 pages
...up the beach towel, and wraps it around his shoulders. "You have a Bible?" "I think my mother does." "'Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, / This many summers in a sea of glory.'" Monroe looks at the church. "God, 1 love Shakespeare. Don't you?" "He wTote a bunch of plays." "Absolutely,"...
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Shakespeare: The Golfer's Companion

Syd Pritchard - Humor - 2005 - 147 pages
...It's no big deal Things won are done; joy's soul lies in the doing. [Troilus and Cressida I ii 310] / have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on...broke under me, And now has left me, Weary and old to the mercy, Of a rude stream that must for ever hide me The surprising under achiever Th' expectancy...
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Redemption: The Life of Henry Roth

Steven G. Kellman - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 371 pages
...VIII (III, ii, 363-64) — a self-pitying soliloquy in which Cardinal Wolsey describes himself as left "Weary and old with service, to the mercy / Of a rude stream that must for ever hide me" — announces the theme: senescence. This would be just the first installment of Mercy of a Rude Stream....
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Male Friendship in Shakespeare and his Contemporaries

Thomas MacFaul - Literary Criticism - 2007
...be a sole self, a sense that is wonderfully depicted in his earlier soliloquy: I have ventur'd, Like wanton boys that swim on bladders, This many summers...mercy Of a rude stream that must for ever hide me. (lines 358—64) That these lines may be by Fletcher rather than Shakespeare only goes to show that...
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Henry VIII

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2011 - 352 pages
...ACT 3. sc. 2 His greatness is a-ripening, nips his root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, This...glory, But far beyond my depth. My high-blown pride 430 At length broke under me and now has left me, Weary and old with service, to the mercy Of a rude...
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Shakespeare: Essays aus Ungarn ; ausgewählt, übertragen und mit Anmerkungen ...

András Horn - 2008 - 208 pages
...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 on bladders, This...depth; my high-blown pride At length broke under me [. . .] Vain pomp and glory of this world, I hate ye! (III, 2, 352-363, 366) 56 You have done a brave...
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