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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 Plays of Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1819
...lord cardinal. ^Exeunt all hut Wolseif. Wul. So farewell to the little good you bear nie. farewell, a long farewell, to all my greatness ! This is the...day, comes a frost, a killing frost ; And, — when ne thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a ripening, — nips his root, And then he fulls,...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott (teacher, Edinburgh.) - 1819 - 360 pages
...FARE WELL, a long farewell to all my greatness ! This is the state of man ; to day he puts forth Tht tender leaves of hope; tomorrow blossoms, And bears...full surely His greatness is a 'ripening, nips his ohoot — And then he falls, as I do. 1 have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders,...
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Warbeck of Wolfsteïn, Volume 2

Miss Holford (Margaret) - 1820
...And he left her to digest this implied threat. 384 CHAPTER XVL " This is the state of man ! To-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope ; to-morrow...honours thick upon him ; The third day comes a frost !" Shaks peart. SOME days after the select fete at Princess Stolberg's, Desmond arrived : he had entered...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 19

William Shakespeare - 1821
...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 root8, 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 and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 20

William Shakespeare - 1821
...LEAVES spread, &c.] Compare Wolsey's speech in King Henry VIII. : " This is the state of man : To-day he puts forth " The tender leaves of hope, to-morrow...thick upon him ; " The third day comes a frost, a killing frost ; " &c. MALONE. 7 The painful warrior famoused for fight, After a thousand victories...
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Studies in History; Containing the History of England, from Its ..., Volume 1

Thomas Morell - 1822
...fidelity and beauty, that no apology can be necessary for introducing it in this place. " Farewell, a long farewell, to all my greatness ! This is the...killing frost, And, when he thinks, good easy man, full sorely His greatness is a rip'ning, nips his root : And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like...
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The calendar of nature: designed for the instruction and entertainment of ...

Thomas Gosden - 1822
...circumstance, to paint the delusive nature of human expectations — This is the state of man ; to day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope, to-morrow...honours thick upon him, The third day comes a frost, a killing frost. Abortive as the first-born bloom of Spring, Nipp'd with the lagging rear of Winter's...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

1823
...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...His greatness is a ripening, nips his root, And then ho falls as 1 do.' We have likewise a fine example of this in the whole of Andromache in The Distrest...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - 1823 - 372 pages
...am- sure of my reward from the other side. • VI. — Cardinal Wolsey .and Cromwell. Wol. FAREWELL, a long farewell to all my greatness ! This is the...full surely His greatness is a ripening, nips his shoot — And then he falls, as I do. '1 have ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders,...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, in Ten Volumes: Richard the Third ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...king shall know it, and, no doubt, shall thank you. So fare you well, my little good lord cardinal. Wol. 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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