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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... "
Stultifera navis: qua omnium mortalium narratur Stultitia : The modern ship ... - Page 169
by William Henry Ireland - 1807 - 295 pages
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The Monthly Review, Volume 41

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - Bibliography - 1769
...Readers as a literary curidfity : BRUTUS. That lowlinefs is young ambition's ladder, "Tis a common proof, Whereto the climber upwards turns his face; But when he once attains the upmoft round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, By which he did afcend. So L'a fur may. • Thus...
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THE MONTHLY REVIEW; OR,LITERARY JOURNAL

SEVERAL HANDS - 1769
...•..-_.. ..-,.• s i ' , ¡ J î-.Tl,;.;: •- .'Tis.a cgiprapn proof, ..• -j ¡ ,: Tbat lowlinefs is young ambition's ladder, > Whereto the climber upwards turns his face; . " But \vhep he once attains the upmoft round, He tfie'ri unto the ladder turns his back, " ¿ookvin the clouds/...
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The Morality of Shakespeare's Drama Illustrated

Mrs. Griffith (Elizabeth) - 1775 - 528 pages
...not known when his affections fwayed More than his reafon; But 'tis a common proof; That lowlinefs is young Ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upwards turns his face ; But when he once attain! the mmcll found, He then onto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds, fcorning the...
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History of the Proceedings and Debates of the House of Commons

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1784
...not known when his aflcftions fway'd More than his rcafon. But 'tis a common proof, That lowlinefs is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upwards turns his face ; But when he once attains the upmoft round, He then unto the ladder turns his back ' Looks in the clouds, fcorning the bafe degrees...
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A concordance to Shakespeare: suited to all the editions, in which the ...

Andrew Becket - 1787 - 470 pages
...And Brutus is an honourable man ! Julius C<efar, A. 3, S. 2, ' 'Tis a common proof, That lowlinefs is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upwards turns his face : But when he once attains the upmoft round, He then unto the ladder turns his back ; Looks in the clouds, fcorning the bafe degrees...
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The beauties of Shakespeare, selected from his plays and poems

William Shakespeare - 1796
...exhalation in the evening, And no man fee me more. Hid. A. •$. Sc. 2. 'Tis a common proof, That lowlinefs is young Ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upwards turns his face; But when -he once attains the utmoft round, 'lie then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds, fcorning the bafe degrees...
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Epea pteroenta: or, The diversions of Purley ...

John Horne Tooke - English language - 1798 - 1050 pages
...UP, means the fame as fop or Head,, and is originally derived from the fame fource. Thus, " Lowlinefs is young ambition's ladder, ".Whereto the climber Upwards turns his face ; " But when he hath attain'd the Tofmaft round, " He then unto the ladder turns his back." Where you may life indifferently...
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Mrs. Jordan, Volume 2

James Boadan - Actors - 1800
...fixed his eyes upon Kemble, and pronounced aloud the following lines from the great painter of man: " O 'tis a common proof, That lowliness is young 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...
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners; with Strictures ..., Volume 16

Performing Arts - 1803
...More than his reason; but 'its a common proof . - '. " That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, w Whereto the climber upwards turns his face. " But when he once attains the topmost round, " Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees " By which he did ascend." Two comedians,...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - Drama - 1803
...And, to speak truth of Caesar, 1 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 the climber-upward turns his face : But when he once attains the upmost round, He then unto the ladder-...
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