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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 III. King Richard III. King Henry VIII. Troilus and ... - Page 340
by William Shakespeare, Alexander Chalmers - 1811
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, with Explanatory Notes ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough - 1807
...no doubt, shall' thank YOU. So fare you well, my little good lord cardinal. [Exeunt all but IPolsey. 1ȿ ) sureh His greatness is arípreinng, — nips his root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd,...
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The Plays of Shakspeare: Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1807
...doubt, shall thank you. So fare you well, my little good lord cardinal. [Exeunt all but WOLSEY. IVol. So farewell to the little good you bear me. Farewell,...honours thick upon him : The third day, comes a frost, a killing frost; And,—when he thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a ripening,—nips...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - 1808 - 400 pages
...AND CROMWELL. Wol, FARE WEL, a long farewel to all my greatness ! This is the state of man : to day. he puts forth The tender leaves of hope ; tomorrow...thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a-ripening, nips his shoot ; And then he fails, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys,...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 11

William Shakespeare - 1808
...Farewel, to all my greatness ! This is the state of man ; To-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope,5 to-morrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honours...full surely His greatness is a ripening, — nips his root,6 And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders,...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 11

William Shakespeare - 1808
...of man ; To-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope,5 to-morrow hlossoms, And hears his hlushing honours thick upon him : The third day, comes a frost,...full surely His greatness is a ripening, — nips his root,6 And then he falls, as I do. 1 have ventur'd, Like little wanton hoys that swim on hladders,...
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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition, Addressed to His Son

George Gregory - 1809 - 363 pages
...is however very beautiful: the third line is finely descriptive.... This is the state of man: To-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope, to-morrow...greatness is a ripening nips his root, And then he falls," &c. Jfenry VIII. As I have shewn you also that Mr. Gibbon could commit an error in the construction...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - 1809 - 230 pages
...To-d&y heputsiorth The tender leaves of hope ; to-morrow, blossoms, And bears his blushing honors thick upon him ; The third day comes a frost, a killing...thinks, good easy man, full surely, His greatness is a ripuiing, nips his shoot ; And then he falls as I do. I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that...
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An Essay on the Writings and Genius of Shakespeare: Compared with the Greek ...

Elizabeth Robinson Montagu - 1810 - 296 pages
...make the same impression, if uttered by a &et of speculative sages in the episode of a chorus. WOLSEY. So farewell to the little good you bear me ! Farewell,...killing frost, And, when he thinks, good easy man, fall surelj His greatness is a ripening, nips his root ; ' . ' • And then he falls, as I do. —...
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The beauties of the poets: a collection of moral and sacred poetry, compiled ...

Thomas Janes - 1810
...And streams shall murmur all around. CARDINAL WOLSEY's LAMENTATION OF HIS FALL. SHAKSPEAKE. FAREWELL, a long farewell to all my greatness ! This is the...thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a rip'ning, nips bis root: And then he falls, as I do. 1 have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that...
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Aphorisms from Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, Capel Lofft - 1812 - 456 pages
...MUTABILITY OF LIFE. This is the state of man : — To-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hopes ; to-morrow blossoms And bears his blushing honours...is a ripening— nips his root, And then he falls. 255. RELIANCE ON HUMAN SUPPORT. O, how wretched Is that poor man, that hang* on Princes' favours !...
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