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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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Quotations of Wit and Wisdom

John W. Gardner, John William Gardner, Francesca Gardner Reese - 1996 - 247 pages
...today he puts forth The tender leaves of hope; tomorrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honors thick upon him: The third day comes a frost, a killing frost,...thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a-ripening, nips his root, And then he falls, as I do. William Shakespeare (Wolseyin Henry VIII) What...
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Standup Shakespeare

Ray Leslee, William Shakespeare, Kenneth Welsh - 1998 - 39 pages
...Today he puts forth the tender leaves of hope, tomorrow blossoms, and bears his blushing honors thick upon him. The third day comes a frost, a killing frost,...greatness is a ripening, nips his root, and then he falls ... sans teeth, sans eyes, sans taste, sans everything ... MALE SINGER. WHEN IN DISGRACE WITH FORTUNE...
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Jane Austen and Leisure

David Selwyn - 1999 - 352 pages
...farewell to all my greatness. This is the state of man; to-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hopes, to-morrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honours...thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a-ripening, nips his root, And then he falls as I do. I have ventur'd Like litde wanton boys that swim...
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The Yellow Brick Road: A Storyteller's Approach to the Spiritual Journey

William J. Bausch - 1999 - 311 pages
...to-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope; to-morrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honors thick upon him; The third day comes a frost, a killing frost,...thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a-ripening, nips his root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that...
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A Mirror for Magistrates and the de Casibus Tradition

Paul Budra, Paul Vincent Budra - 2000 - 119 pages
...today he puts forth The tender leaves of hopes; tomorrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honors thick upon him; The third day comes a frost, a killing frost,...thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a-ripening, nips his root, And then he falls as I do. I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that...
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Shakespeare: la invención de lo humano

Harold Bloom - 2001 - 734 pages
...farewell to all my greatness. /This is the state of man; to-day he puts forth /The tender leaves of hopes, to-morrow blossoms, / And bears his blushing honours...thinks, good easy man, full surely / His greatness is a-ripening, nips his root, /And then he falls as I do. I have ventur'd / Like little wanton boys that...
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Shakespeare Survey With Index 1-10

Allardyce Nicoll - 2002 - 244 pages
...rotation of Fortune's wheel: This is the state of man : to-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hopes ; to-morrow blossoms And bears his blushing honours...thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a-ripening, nips his root, And then he falls, as I do. (, ii, 352-8) It was a mistake to aspire,...
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Shakespeare and the Human Mystery

J. Philip Newell - 2003 - 134 pages
...desperate desire to succeed, This is the state of man: today he puts forth The tender leaves of hopes, tomorrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honours...thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a-ripening, nips his root, And then he falls, as I do. . . . Vain pomp and glory of this world, I hate...
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Shakespeare's Poetics in Relation to King Lear

Russell A. Fraser - 1962 - 184 pages
...nor with more implication. This is the state of man; to-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hopes, to-morrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honours...thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a-ripening, nips his root, And then he falls . . . (Henry VIII, 3.2.352-8) The good easy man is Wolsey....
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The Good, the Bad, and Me: In My Anecdotage

Eli Wallach - 2006 - 312 pages
...today he puts forth the tender leaves of hopes; tomorrow blossoms, and bears his blushing honors thick upon him. The third day comes a frost, a killing frost....thinks, good easy man, full surely his greatness is a-ripening, nips his root, and then he falls, as I do." Tears streamed down his face as he leaned heavily...
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