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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 ...: Troilus and Cressida. Coriolanus ...

William Shakespeare, George Steevens, Nicholas Rowe, Samuel Johnson, Richard Farmer, Edward Harding - 1800
...his reafon. But 'tis a common proof, That lowlinefs is young ambition's ladder, . lf-/. -2. Scene. /. 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 bafc degrees...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - 1803
...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 back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees7 By which he did ascend : So Caesar may; Then, lest he may, prevent. And, since the quarrel...
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The adviser [by J. Bristed].

John Bristed - 1803
...his face ; * But when he once attains the utmost round, * lie then unto the ladder turn his back j ' Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees ' By which he did ascend.' He1 was rro sooner invested with his new/ authority, than he set about meddling-with and altering most...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, George Steevens, Isaac Reed, Samuel Johnson - 1803
...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." — , I have conftantly made it a rule in revifing the notes of former editors, to compare fuch paflages...
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners; with Strictures ..., Volume 16

1803
...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, for instance, like birds of a feather, In the dressing-room, laying their droll heads...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare, Volume 7

William Shakespeare, George Steevens, Nicholas Rowe, Samuel Johnson - 1804
...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...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 Dramatick Works of William Shakespeare: King Henry VIII. Coriolanus ...

William Shakespeare, David Francis, Edmund Munroe, Nicholas Rowe - 1803
...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^) By which he did afcend : So Czefar may ; Then, left he may, prevent. And...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the corrected copy ...

William Shakespeare - 1805
...not known when his affections sway'd More than his reason. But 'tis a common proof, 5 That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber-upward...back, Looks in the clouds> scorning the base degrees 0 By which he did ascend: So Cassar may; Then, lest he may, prevent. And, since the quarrel Will bear...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - 1805
...not known when his affections sway'd More than his reason. But 'tis a common proof,5 That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber-upward...turns his back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees6 By which he did ascend : So Caesar may ; Then, lest he may, prevent. And, since the quarrel...
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Remarks, critical, conjectural, and explanatory, upon the plays of ..., Issue 1

E. H. Seymour, Baron John Howe Chedworth, Capel Lofft, Benjamin Strutt - Drama - 1805
...Ambition's ladder, " To which the climber upward turns his face ; " But when he once attains the utmost round, " He then unto the ladder turns his back, "...scorning the base degrees " By which he did ascend." 200. " Whereas*' for " where." In the third act we find " where* for " whereas." 201, " Here's none...
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