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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 Young Man's Book of Elegant Poetry: Comprising Selections from the Works ...

1838 - 320 pages
...is the state of man ; toKlay he puts Ibrth The tender leaves of hope, to-morrow blossoms, And hears his blushing honours thick upon him: The third day...he thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness was a ripening, — nips his root, And then he falls, as I do. 1 have ventured, Like little wanton...
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Shakspearian Readings: Selected and Adapted for Young Persons and Others

William Shakespeare, Benjamin Humphrey Smart - 1839 - 453 pages
...doubt, shall th nk you, So fare you well, my little, good lord-cardinal. [a pause.] [Wolsey.] Farewell, a long farewell to all my greatness! This is the state...thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a-ripe'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 Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare: Comprising Moral Philosophy ...

William Shakespeare, Thomas Price - 1839 - 460 pages
...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 Sporting review, ed. by 'Craven'., Volume 28

John William Carleton - 1852
...moderate judge of human makes him discover it before his death : — " 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 — u killing frost," &c. ave no doubt Shakspeare would feel exceedingly grateful to all the sinners...
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Visits to Remarkable Places: Old Halls, Battle Fields, and Scenes ...

William Howitt - 1840 - 526 pages
...possession of the king's ear and mind, and he had soon to make his sorrowful exclamation : Farewell ! a long farewell to all my greatness! This is the state...ripening, — nips his root, And then he falls as 1 do. I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders. This many summers in a sea of...
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The book of poetry [ed. by B.G. Johns].

Book - 1841 - 139 pages
...brooks, Sermons in stones, and good in every thing. SHAKSPBARE. Fanftp of tyum.iH ffirratnraa. 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. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that...
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The Works of James Harris, Esq

James Harris - 1841 - 584 pages
...in the following beautiful metaphor, taken from vegetable nature. 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. 1 The species of metaphors here con- and tragical: there are likewise the obscure,...
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The Philosophy of Shakspere: Extracted from His Plays

William Shakespeare, Michael Henry Rankin - 1841 - 238 pages
...nipping cold: So cares and joys abound, as seasons fleet.— Wolsey. 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; And,—when he thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a ripening,—nips...
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The works of Shakspere, revised from the best authorities: with a ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1843
...well, my little-good lord cardinal. [Ercuut all but WOLSEY. Wol. So farewell to the little goody ou bear me. — Farewell, a long farewell, to all my...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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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors

John Hanbury Dwyer - 1843
...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...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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