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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, Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1813
...and, no doubt shall thank you. So fare yon well, my little good lord cardinal. [Exeunt all but WoUeiI. Wol. So farewell to the little good you bear me. Farewell,...honours thick upon him : The third day, comes a frost, a killing trost; And, — when he thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a ripening, —...
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The New Pocket Cyclopaedia: Or, Elements Or Useful Knowledge, Methodically ...

John Millard - 1813 - 671 pages
...Shakspeare's Henry V1U. Farewell, a long farewell, to all my greatness. This is the state of man. To-day puts forth The tender leaves of hope ; to-morrow blossoms,...thinks, good easy man, full surely, His greatness is a-ripeuiug, nips his root, And then he falls, as I do. 2. A simile, or comparison is when the resemblance...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: In Twenty-one Volumes, with the ..., Volume 15

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1813
...farewell, to all my greatness ! This is the state of man ; To-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope,7 to-morrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honours...full surely His greatness is a ripening, — nips his root,8 that his body shall remain in prison at the king's pleasure. This very description of the prcemunire...
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ..., Volume 27

New Church gen. confer
...never so tenderly, mournfully, and perfectly as in the regretful lament of Wolsey :— " Farewell, a long farewell, to all my greatness! This is the...thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a ripening—nips his root, And, then he falls as I do." Another of the uses of winter is that it succours...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - 1814 - 230 pages
...WoL "ITjl ARE WELL, 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...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 that swim on bladders,...
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Proverbs: Chiefly Taken from the Adagia of Erasmus, with ..., Volume 2

1814
...great height a great fall, and " after sweet meat comes sour sauce." , " The prosperous man to-day puts forth The tender leaves of hope, to-morrow blossoms,...man, full surely His greatness is a ripening, nips bis root, Aud then he falls as I do." Woolsey's Speech in King Henry VIII. Tanquam Ungues Digitosque...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1814 - 407 pages
...day 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...full surely His greatness is a ripening, nips his shoot — And then he falls, as 1 do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders,...
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Elements of Criticism, Volume 2

Lord Henry Home Kames - 1816
...misfortune however great : the struggle agitates and animates the mind : Wolaey. Farewel, a long farewel, to all my greatness ! This is the state of man ; to-day...third day comes a frost, a killing frost. And when lie thinks, good easy man, full surely His .greatness is a ripening, nips his root, And then he falls...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...tender leaves of hope, to-morrow blossoms, [him : And bears his blushing honors thick upon The third day comes a frost, a killing frost ; And when he thinks,...full surely His greatness is a ripening, nips his rogt, And then he falls, as I do. I hare ventured, Like little wanton boys, that swim on bladders....
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Characters of Shakespear's Plays

William Hazlitt - 1817 - 352 pages
...conscious of his own superiority, he breaks out into that fine apostrophe " Farewel, a long farewel, to all my greatness! This is the state of man; to-day...honours thick upon him; The third day, comes a frost, a killing frost; Arid—when he thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a ripening—nips...
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