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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 British Essayists: Spectator

James Ferguson - 1823
...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...honours thick upon him ; The third day comes a frost, a kilting frost, And when ha thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a ripening, nips hit...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1823
...hope, to-morrow blossoms, (1) Absolute. (2) As the Pope's legate. '3) A writ inc'ivi'iig a [wnalty. And bears his blushing honours thick upon him : The...easy man, full surely His greatness is a ripening, — mps his root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on...
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The Speaker: Or Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 pages
...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...thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a rip'ning, nips his shoot ;' And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys, that...
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The British Theatre: Or, A Collection of Plays, which are Acted at ..., Volume 6

Mrs. Inchbald - 1824
...well, my little good lord cardinal. [Exeunt NORFOLK, SUFFOLK, SURREY, and CHAMBERLAIN. Wol. Farewell, a long farewell, to all my greatness ! This is the...ripening, — nips his root, And then he falls, as 1 do. I have ventured, Like little wanton boys, that swim on bladders, These many summers in a sea...
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The Beauties of Shakespeare: Selected from Each Play : with a General Index ...

William Shakespeare, William Dodd - 1824 - 385 pages
...exhalation in the evening, And no man see me more. « Nay then, farewell! THE VICISSITUDES OF LIFE. 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 Natural History of the Bible ; Or, A Description of All the Quadrupeds ...

Thaddeus Mason Harris - 1824 - 430 pages
...of human happiness, and the end of human ambition. " Such is the state of man ! To-day he puts forth tender leaves of hope; To-morrow blossoms, And bears...greatness is a ripening, nips his root, And then he falls, never to hope again." BDELLIUM. rfna BEDOLAH. Occ. Gen. ii. 12; and Numb. xi. 7. Interpreters seem...
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Illustrations, Critical, Historical, Biographical, and ..., Volume 3

Richard Warner - 1824
...mortal greatness, so finely imaged by the poet of human nature: " This is the state of man ; to-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope ; to-morrow...killing frost, And when he thinks, good easy man, full sure His greatness is a ripening, nips his root, And then he falls." He was now, at the early age of...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 3

John Milton - 1824
...act iii. sc. 6. This is the state of man ; to-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hopes, to morrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honours thick upon...man, full surely His greatness is a ripening, nips hi> root; And then he falls, as I do.— Upon which Mr. Warburton remarks, that as spring-frosts are...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1825 - 372 pages
...him, I 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. I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders,...
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The castle chapel

Regina Maria Roche - 1825
...were but yesterday so vivid, so sanguine ! but, as Wolsey says — ' 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 tails, as I do.' But what is to be done ? had I not better make up nay mind to return at once to St....
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