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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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An Essay on the Writings and Genius of Shakespeare: Compared with the Greek ...

Elizabeth Robinson Montagu, Mrs. Montagu (Elizabeth) - Comparative literature - 1810 - 296 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 little wanton boys that swim on bladders, These many summers in a sea of glory, But far beyond my depth ; my high-blown pride At length broke...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: King Henry VIII ; Troilus and Cressida ...

William Shakespeare - 1811
...frost; And, wben 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...summers in a sea of glory ; But far beyond my depth: my higb-blown pride At length broke under me; and now has left me, Weary, and old with service, to the...
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King Henry VI., part III. King Richard III. King Henry VIII. Troilus and ...

William Shakespeare, Alexander Chalmers - 1811
...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 little wanton boys that swim on bladders, ' if a proemunire,] It is almost unnecessary to observe that pramunire is a barbarous word used instead...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1813
...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...high-blown pride At length broke under me ; and now has Irll me, Weary, and old with service, to the mercy Of a rnde stream, that must for ever hide me. Vain...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare. Whittingham's ed, Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1814
...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...me, Weary, and old with service, to the mercy Of a rnde stream, that must for ever hide me. Vam pomp, and glory of this world, 1 hate ye; I feel my heart...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - Elocution - 1814 - 230 pages
...frost, And when he thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a ripening, nips his shoot ; And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, These many summers in a 'sea of glory, But far beyond my depth ; my high-blown prule At length broke...
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An historical account of the episcopal see, and cathedral church, of Sarum

William Dodsworth (verger.) - 1814
...killing 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 little wanton boys, that swim on bladders, These many summers in a sea of glory; But far beyond my depth: my high blown pride At length broke...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...full surely His greatness is a ripening, nips his rogt, And then he falls, as I do. I hare ventured, Like little wanton boys, that swim on bladders. This...glory ; But far beyond my depth: my high-blown pride [me, At length broke under me ; and now has left Weary, and old with service, to the mercy Of a rude...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 122

England - 1877
...ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, These many summers in a sea of glory ; Hut far beyond my depth : my high-blown pride At length...me, Weary and old with service, to the mercy Of a rade stream that must for ever hide me." In fiction we do not know a more terrible example of the irony...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1817 - 407 pages
...frost, And when he thinks, good easy man, full surely H's greatness is a ripening, nips his shoot — And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, Thewa many summers in a sea of glory ; But far beyond my depth ; my high blown pride At length broke...
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