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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 for ever... "
The plays (poems) of Shakespeare, ed. by H. Staunton, the illustr. by J ... - Page 679
by William Shakespeare - 1859
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The second Poetical reading book, compiled, with notes, by W. McLeod

Walter McLeod - 1850
...WOLSEY'S FALL. Wolsey. Farewell, a long farewell, to all my greatness! 1 This is the state of man: to-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope, to-morrow...nips his root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventured, !Lik6 little wanton boys that swim on bladders, ,, This many summers in a sea of glory ;...
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Composition, literary and rhetorical, simplified

rev. David Williams (M.A.) - 1850
...of this rule :— " Farewell, a long farewell, to all my greatness: This is the state of man. To-day puts forth The tender leaves of hope ; to-morrow blossoms,...a-ripening, nips his root, And then he falls, as I do." A fine example of this figure occurs in Lord Bolingbroke's " Remarks on the History of England." He...
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Shakspere [speeches from the Merchant of Venice, Henry viii, Hamlet and ...

William Shakespeare - 1852
...to all my greatness ! This is the state of man : to day he puts forth The tender leaves of hopes ; to-morrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honours...nips his root, And then he falls, as I do." I have ventured, Like little wanton' hoys that swim on bladders, This many summers in a sea of glory, But...
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Second collection of instructive extracts: no.vi of a new series of school-books

Scottish school-book assoc - 1852
...and Cromwell. Wol. FAREWELL, a long farewell to all my greatness f This is the state of man: To-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope; to-morrow...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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The book of English poetry, with critical and biogr. sketches of the poets

English poetry - History - 1853
...night, With all appliances and means to boot, Deny it to a king ? SHAKSPEARB. THE VICISSITUDES OF LIFE. So farewell to the little good you bear me. Farewell,...nips his root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, These many summers in a sea of glory ; But...
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The plays of Shakspere, carefully revised [by J.O.] with a selection of engr ...

William Shakespeare - 1853
...and no doubt shall thank you. So fare you well, my little-good lord cardinal. [Exeunt all but WOLSET. o fulls, as I do. I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, This many summers in...
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Specimens of Greek and Latin verse, chiefly translations

Charles Rann Kennedy - History - 1853
...in terris erit impiorum : Cor meum, lauda Dominum ; perenne Numen adora. FßOM HENEY VIII. Farewell, a long farewell, to all my greatness ! This is the...nips his root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, These many summers in a sea of glory, But...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others] with sketches of the lives of the ...

Spectator The - 1853
...! This is the state of man ! to day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope : to-morrow blossoms j And bears his blushing honours thick upon him ; The...is a-ripening, nips his root, And then he falls as 1 do. We have likewise a fine example of this in the whole part of Andromache in the Distressed Mother,...
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The handbook for Torquay and its neighbourhood, with the natural history of ...

1854
...wars, it was never restored, and is now the ruin we see it. " Farewell, a long farewell, to all its greatness ! This is the state of man : to-day he puts...is a-ripening, nips his root, And then he falls." Before leaving the neighbourhood of Berry, the tourist should visit the church, which is situated in...
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The modern reader and speaker

David Charles Bell - 1856
...thy tribe, — To use my lawful sword ! VI.— WOLSEY AND CROMWELL.— SMkspeare. Wolsey. Farewell, a long farewell to all my greatness !— This is the...— nips his root, And then he falls as I do. I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, These many summers in a sea of glory — But...
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