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" Farewell, a long farewell, to all my greatness ! This is the state of man : to-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope ; to-morrow blossoms, And bears his blushing... "
The District School Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed ... - Page 393
by William Draper Swan - 1845 - 484 pages
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A Course of Lectures on Oratory and Criticism

Joseph Priestley - Criticism - 1781 - 374 pages
...froft, a killing froft, And when he thinks, good eafy man ! full furely His greatnefe is a ripening, nips his root ; And then he falls as I do. I have ventured, . . Like little wanton boys that fwim on bladders, Thefe many fummers on a fea of glory, , . But far beyond my depth. My high-blown...
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Free Thoughts on Despotic and Free Governments: As Connected with the ...

Joseph Townsend - Despotism - 1781 - 316 pages
...froft, a killing frofl ; And when he thinks, good eafy man, full furely His greatnefs is a ripening, nips his root; And then he falls, as I do. I have ventured, Like little wanton boys, that fwira on bladders, Thefe many fummers in a fea of glory : But far beyond my depth : my high-blown pride...
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King Henry VIII. Coriolanus

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens, John Bell - 1788
...To-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope, to-morrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honours thick upon him : The third day, comes a frost, a killing...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...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

Thomas Janes - English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...he puts forth The tender leaves of hope : to-morrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honours thick upon him; The third day comes a frost, a killing frost,...thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a rip'ning, nips his root: And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that...
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The modern British traveller: or, Tourist's pocket directory. Norfolk

George Alexander Cooke - 1802
...he puts forth The tender leaves of hope, to-morrow blossoms, 1 And bears his blushing honours thick upon him ; The third day comes a frost, a killing...thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a ripening, nips his root, JUid then he falls as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton hoys that...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers

British essayists - 1802
...he puts forth The tender leaves of hope ; to-morrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honours thick upon him; The third day comes a frost, a killing frost, And when he thinks, good easy man, full surely Hii greatness is a ripening, nips his root, And then he falls as I do.' We have likewise a fine example...
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The British Essayists: The Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1802
...today he puts forth The tender leaves of hope; to-morrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honours thick upon him; The third day comes a frost, a killing frost, And when he thinks, good easy man, full surely Hib greatness is a ripening, nips hit root, And then he fallt as I do.' We have likewise a fine example...
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Select British Classics, Volume 17

English literature - 1803
...he puts forth The tender leaves of hope ; to-morrow blossoms. And hears his blushing honours thick upon him. The third day comes a frost, a killing frost,...thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a ripening, nips his root, And then he falls, as I do. We have likewise a fine example of this in the...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - Drama - 1803
...of hope, to-morrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honours thick upon him : The third day, conies a frost, a 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...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...he puts forth The tender leaves of hope ; to-morrow blossoms , And bears his blushing honours thick upon him; The third day comes a frost, a killing frost,...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...
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