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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... "
Aphorisms from Shakespeare - Page 108
by William Shakespeare, Capel Lofft - 1812 - 456 pages
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: In Twenty-one Volumes, with the ..., Volume 16

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1813
...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...the upmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his back,1 * Remorse from power .] Remorse, for mercy. WARBURTON. Remorse (says Mr. Heath) signifies...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 6

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1814
...But 'tis a common proof, That low liness is young1 ambitions* ladder, AVherc-unto the climber upwards turns his face; But when he once attains the upmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his hack, Looks ni the clouds, scorning the base degree* By which he did ascend. Mark, how Gloster describes...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare. Whittingham's ed

William Shakespeare - 1814
...reason. Bat 'tis a common proof, That lowliness is vnun|f amhition's ladder, Whereto the climher-upward turns his face : But when he once attains the upmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his hack, Looks in the clonds, scorning the hase degrees By which he did ascend : So Caesar may ; Then,...
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Elegant extracts

Elegant extracts - Poetry - 1816
...Humility. 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...scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend. Conspiracy dreadful till executed. Between the acting of a dreadful thing. And the first motion, all...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare, Isaac Reed, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - Drama - 1817
...'tis a common proof, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber-upward turns i :s face : But when he once attains the upmost round,...back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees 9 By which he did ascend : So Caesar may ; . Luc. I will, my lord. [Exit. Then, lest he may, prevent....
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The Family Shakspeare: In Ten Volumes; in which Nothing is Added ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare, Thomas Bowdler - Drama - 1818
...not known when his affections sway'd More than his reason. But 't is a common proof, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber-upward...scorning the base degrees ' By which he did ascend : So. Caesar may ; Then, lest he may, prevent. And, since the quarrel Will bear no colour for the thing...
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The plays and poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 12

William Shakespeare, James Boswell, Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson, Edward Capell, George Steevens, Richard Farmer, Nicholas Rowe - Drama - 1821
...not known when his affections sway'd More than his reason. But 'tis a common proof 9 , That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber-upward...', Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees 2 By which he did ascend: So Caesar may; Then, lest he may, prevent. And, since the quarrel Will bear...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, in Ten Volumes: Julius Caesar ...

William Shakespeare, Isaac Reed, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1823
...'tis a common proof, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber-upward turns l.:.s face : But when he once attains the upmost round,...turns his back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees9 By which he did ascend : So Cxsar may ; Then, lest he may, prevent. And, since the quarrel...
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The Beauties of Shakespeare: Selected from Each Play : with a General Index ...

William Shakespeare, William Dodd - Fore-edge painting - 1824 - 385 pages
...do bear, I can shake off' at pleasure. ACT II. IED IN SPE But 'tis a common proof*, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber-upward...scorning the base degrees-)" By which he did ascend. CONSPIRACY DREADFUL TILL EXECUTED. Between the acting of a dreadful thing And the first motion, all...
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The Plays, Volume 8

William Shakespeare, George Steevens, Nicholas Rowe, Samuel Johnson - 1824
...a common proof J, * An exclamation of impatience. f Pity, tenderness. I Experience. That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber-upward...scorning the base degrees* By which he did ascend : So Caesar may ; Then, lest he may, prevent. And, since the quarrel "Will bear no colour for the thing...
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