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" Farewell ! a long farewell, to all my greatness ! This is the state of man : to-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope, to-morrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honours thick upon him . The third day comes a frost, a killing frost, And, — when... "
King Henry VI, part 3 ; King Richard III ; King Henry VIII ; Troilus and ... - Page 342
by William Shakespeare, Alexander Chalmers - 1811
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

1800 - 304 pages
...murmur all around. Et CARDINAL WOLSEY's LAMENTATION OF HIS FALL. SHAKESFEARE. Jr AREWEL, a long farewe! to all my greatness ! This is the state of man; to-day...thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a rip'ning, nips his root: And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that...
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The British Essayists: The Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - 1802
...in a mournful tone : as in that pathetical soliloquy of cardinal Wolsey on his fall. ' Farewell!— a long farewell to all my greatness! This is the state...frost, And when he thinks, good easy man, full surely Hib greatness is a ripening, nips hit root, And then he fallt as I do.' We have likewise a fine example...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volume 14

British essayists - 1802
...Wolsey on his fall. ' Farewell!— a long farewell to all my greatness! This is the state of man! to day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope ; to-morrow...frost, And when he thinks, good easy man, full surely Hii greatness is a ripening, nips his root, And then he falls as I do.' We have likewise a fine example...
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The modern British traveller: or, Tourist's pocket directory ..., Volume 3

George Alexander Cooke - 1802
...! This is the state of man : to day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope, to-morrow blossoms, 1 And bears his blushing honours thick upon him ; The...surely His greatness is a ripening, nips his root, JUid then he falls as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton hoys that swim on bladders, This many...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...us all to meditation. SHAKESPBAKX. 'TT L t. CHAP. XX. TVolsey and Cromwell. AREWEI. , a long farewel to all my greatness! This is the state of man : To-day...thinks, good easy man, 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...
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Shakespeare's King Henry the eighth, a historical play, revised ..., Volume 226

William Shakespeare - 1804
...my little good lord cardinal. \•Exeunt NORFOLK, SUFFOLK, SURREY, and Chamberlain. Wol. Farewell, a long farewell, to all my greatness ! This is the...honours thick upon him: The third day, comes a frost, a killing frost ; 4 And, — when he thinks, good easy man ! full surely His greatness is a ripening,...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1805
...shall know it, and, no doubt, shall thank you. So fare you well, my little good lord cardinal. [Exeunt all but WOLSEY. Wol. So farewell to the little good...he thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness a ripening, — nips his root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1805
...fare you well, my little good lord cardinal. \Exeunt all but WOLSEY. Wol. So farewell to the Tittle good you bear me. Farewell, a long farewell, to all...he thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness a ripening, — nips his root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys...
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The Beauties of the Poets: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry

1806 - 304 pages
...FALL. SHAKSPEARE. FAREWELL, a long farewell to all ray greatness I This is the state of man; to-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope: to-morrow...thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a rip'ning, nips his root: And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With Explanatory Notes ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough - 1807
...doubt, thank y« u-.. So fare you well, my little good lord cardinal. [Exeunt all but Wolse;/. Wai. So farewell to the little good you bear me Farewell,...thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a-ripeuing, — nips his root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys...
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