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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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Poetic gems: partly original; but chiefly selected from the best authors: by ...

Samuel BLACKBURN - 1833 - 240 pages
...lies the head that wears a crown ! Shakspeare. CARDINAL WOLSEY'S LAMENTATION OP HIS PALL. FAREWELL, a long farewell, to all my greatness ! 'This is the...thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a rip'ning, nips his root ; And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that...
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The English Orator: a Selection of Pieces for Reading & Recitation

James Hedderwick - 1833 - 216 pages
...Bequeath'd by bleeding Sire to Son, Though baffled oft, is ever won. WOLSEY AND CROMWELL. Wol. FAREWELL, a long farewell to all my greatness! This is the state...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...
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A Dictionary of the Natural History of the Bible: Or, A Description of All ...

Thaddeus Mason Harris - 1833 - 350 pages
...; To-morrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honours thick upon him; The third day comes a frost,a killing frost, And, when he thinks, good easy man,...greatness is a ripening, nips his root, And then he falls, never to hope again." BDELLIUM, rfrt3 BEDOLAH. Occ. Gen. ii. 12 ; and Numb. xi. 7. Interpreters seem...
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The Florist's Guide: Containing Practical Directions for the Cultivation of ...

Thomas Bridgeman - 1835 - 120 pages
...circumstance, to paint the delusive nature of human expectation : " This is the state of man ; to-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope ; to-morrow...The third day comes a frost, a killing frost, And nips his root." But we now return to the garden. Before we have time to explore nature's treasures,...
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The Elocutionist: Consisting of Declamations and Readings in Prose and ...

Jonathan Barber - 1836 - 392 pages
...man;—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,...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 Old Commodore, Volume 1

Edward Howard - 1837 - 307 pages
...stood. I might have exclaimed with Wolsey—I wish 1 had now; it would then have been some relief to me— '' Farewell, a long farewell, to all my greatness...thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a-ripening, nips his root, And then he falls, as I do." But I did not. I went home to my lodging in...
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The scientific reader and practical elocutionist

R T. Linnington - 1837
...often produces a very pleasing effect. Verses of this nature are called Hypermeter ; as, " Farewell, a long farewell to all my greatness ! This is the...thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a-ripening, nips his shoot ; And then he falls, as I do." SIIAKSPEARE. OF TROCHAIC VERSE. The shortest...
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Beauties of the Country: Or, Descriptions of Rural Customs, Objects, Scenery ...

Thomas Miller - 1837 - 425 pages
...in proud triumph on the desolating marauders he had let loose. " This is the state of man ! To-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope ; to-morrow...thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a-ripening, nips his root, And then he falls." What visions have we beheld in forests floating among...
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The wisdom and genius of Shakspeare: comprising moral philosophy ...

William Shakespeare - 1838
...of watching. 15— v. 1 . 512 The instability of human happiness. 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 fruit," And then he falls. " 25— iii. 2. 513 The same. Then was I as a tree, Whose .boughs did bend...
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The Greenwich Pensioners

Hatchway (lieut, R.N., pseud.) - 1838
...delivered himself, with good effect, of the following sentence : " 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, fall surely His greatness is a ripening,— nips his root, And then be falls as I do." " Well," I said,...
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