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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... "
An Essay on the Writings and Genius of Shakespeare: Compared with the Greek ... - Page 235
by Elizabeth Robinson Montagu - 1810 - 296 pages
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The Works of Mr. William Shakespear;: In Six Volumes. Adorn'd with ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare, Nicholas Rowe - 1709
...More than his Reafon; But 'tis a- common Proof, That Lowlinefs is young Ambition's Ladder, Whereto the Climber upward turns his Face; But when he once attains the upmoft Round, But for the general. He would be crown'd—- • m He then unto the Ladder turns his...
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The Complete Art of Poetry, Volume 1

Charles Gildon - Poetics - 1718
...OfLowlinefs, or Humility. But 'tis a common Proof, That Lowlinefs is young Ambition's Ladder, Whereto the Climber upward turns his Face ; But when he once attains the upmoft Round, He then unto the Ladder turns hi; Back, Looks in the Clouds, fcorniug the bafe Degrees...
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The Works of Shakespeare in Seven Volumes, Volume 6

William Shakespeare, Mr. Theobald (Lewis) - 1733
...fway'd More than his reafon. But 'tis a common proof, That lowlinefs is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upward turns his face ; But when he once attains the upmoft round, He then unto the lad*der turns his back, Looks in the clouds, fcorning the bafe degrees...
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The Quintessence of English Poetry, Or, a Collection of All the Beautiful ...

Thomas Hayward, William Oldys - English poetry - 1740
...the heav'ns. Lillfs Midas. 'Tis a common proof, That lowlinefs is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upward 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 Works of Shakespear: In Six Volumes, Volume 5

William Shakespeare, Sir Thomas Hanmer, Alexander Pope, Nicholas Rowe - 1745
...fway'd More than his reafon. But 'tis a common proof, That lowlinefs is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upward 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 bale degrees...
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The beauties of Shakespear: regularly selected from each play, with ...

William Shakespeare - 1752
...with fpecious Humility, But 'tis a common proof, That lowlinefs is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the. climber upward turns his face ; But when he once attains the upmoft round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the cloud., fcorning the bafe degrees...
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The Works of Shakespeare: In Eight Volumes : Collated with the ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare, Mr. Theobald (Lewis), Gerard Vandergucht, Hubert François Gravelot - 1762
...ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upward tarns his face ; But when he once attains the utmoft round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds, fcorning the bafe degrees By which he did afcend : fo Cesfar may : Then, left he may, prevenr. And...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare in Eight Volumes: With the ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson - 1765
...ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upward turns his face j But when he once attains the upmoft round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds, fcorning the * bafe degrees By which he did afcend. So C<efar may : Then, left he may, prevent. And...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare in Eight Volumes: With the ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson - 1765
...More than his reafon. But 'tis a ' common proof, That lowlinefs is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upward 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 Works of Shakespeare: in Eight Volumes, Volume 7

William Shakespeare, Mr. Theobald (Lewis) - 1767
...fway'd More than his reafon. But 'tis a common proof. That lowlinefs is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upward 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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