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" And, seeing there was no place to mount up higher, Why should I grieve at my declining fall? — Farewell, fair queen; weep not for Mortimer, That scorns the world, and, as a traveller, Goes to discover countries yet unknown. "
The Works of the British Dramatists: Carefully Selected from the Original ... - Page 116
1870 - 509 pages
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The plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the corrections and ..., Volume 11

William Shakespeare, Joseph Dennie, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1808
...you sI have touch'd the highest paint of all my greatness;] So, in Marlowe's King Edward II: ' Base fortune, now I see that in thy wheel ' There is a point, to which when men aspire, ' They tumhle headlong down. That point Itnuch'dt ' And seeing there was no place to mount up higher, ' Why...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1808
...' They tumble headlong down. That point I touch'd; ' There is a point, to which when men aspire, ' And seeing there was no place to mount up higher, ' Why should I grieve at my declining fall?" Malunc. To render up the great seal presently Into our hands; and to confine yourself To Asher-house,...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1809
...prison-house." Marlowe, hefore our poet, hud compared death to a journey to an undiscovered country : " weep not for Mortimer, " That scorns the world, and,...traveller, " Goes to discover countries yet unknown." King Edward II, 1598 (written hefore 1593). Malonc. Perhaps this is another instance of Shakspeare's...
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The plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the corrections and ..., Volume 15

William Shakespeare, Joseph Dennie, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1809
...prison-house." Marlowe, hefore our poet, had compared death to a journey to an undiscovered country : " : weep not for Mortimer, " That scorns the world, and,...traveller, " Goes to discover countries yet unknown." King Edward II, 1598 (written hefore 1593). Malone. Perhaps this is another instance of Shakspeare's...
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The Ancient British Drama ...

Sir Walter Scott - English drama - 1810 - 614 pages
...Than sue for life unto a paltry boy. King. Hence with the traitor ! with the murderer ! Mor.jun. Base fortune, now I see, that in thy wheel There is a point,...men aspire, They tumble headlong down : that point I touched, And seeing there was no place to mount up higher, Whv should I grieve at my declining fall...
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The Ancient British Drama ...

Sir Walter Scott - English drama - 1810
...Than sue for life unto a paltry boy. King. Hence with the traitor ! with the murderer ! Mor.jun. Base fortune, now I see, that in thy wheel There is a point, to which when men aspire, Theytumble headlong down : thatpointl touched, Apd seeing there was no place to mount up higher, Why...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: In Twenty-one Volumes, with the ..., Volume 15

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1813
...7 I have touch' d the highest point of all my greatness ;\ So, in Marlowe's King Edward II: " Base fortune, now I see that in thy wheel " There is a...aspire, " They tumble headlong down. That point I touch' d; "And seeing there was no place to mount up higher, " Why should I grieve at my declining...
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Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, James Boswell, Edmond Malone, Samuel Johnson, Mr. Theobald (Lewis), Alexander Pope, Sir Thomas Hanmer, George Steevens, William Warburton, Edward Capell, Isaac Reed - 1821
...7 I have touch'd the highest point of all my greatness ;] So, in Marlowe's King Edward II. : ' Base fortune, now I see that in thy wheel ' There is a...higher, ' Why should I grieve at my declining fall? " MALONE. 8 Re-enter the Dukes, &c.] It may not be improper here to repeat, that the time of this play...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 87

1821
...death of Edward II. with the fall of Mortimer, who delivers the following characteristic lines : Base Fortune, now I see that in thy wheel There is a point,...mount up higher, Why should I grieve at my declining (all ? Farewel, fair queen, weep not for Mortimer, That scorn» tlie world, and as a traveller Goes...
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The Edinburgh magazine, and literary miscellany, a new series of The Scots ...

1821
...death of Edward II. with the fall of Mortimer, who delivers the following characteristic Unes : Base Fortune, now I see that in thy wheel There is a point,...men aspire, They tumble headlong down : that point I touch 'd; And seeing there was DO place to mount up higher, Why should I grieve at my declining fall...
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