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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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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1844
...fought with us upon saint Crispin's day. SHAKSPERE. WOLSEY'S SPEECH. HENRY VJII., ACT III., SCENE 6. So farewell to the little good you bear me. Farewell,...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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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors : to ...

John Hanbury Dwyer - 1844 - 300 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...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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George Selwyn and His Contemporaries: With Memoirs and Notes, Volume 4

John Heneage Jesse - 1844
...everything at present in black: and the more so from your letter * 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 I full surely His greatness is a-ripening, nips his root, And then he falls, as I do. KING HENRY...
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The Covenant: A Quarterly Periodical Devoted to the Cause of Odd-Fellowship

1844
...poured forth in sympathy, to show our reverence for the dead. '' This is the slate of man ; to-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope ; to-morrow...a frost, a killing frost, And (when he thinks, cood easy man, full surely His greatness is a ripening) nips his root, And then he falls." " Where...
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The Book of the Months: And Circle of the Seasons

1844 - 214 pages
...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...The third day comes a frost, a killing frost ! And Milton beautifully uses the same simile : Abortive as the first-born bloom of Spring, Nipp'd with...
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The Duke of Alba in Flanders: Or, The Amnesty. An Historical Novel of the ...

Charles F. Ellerman - 1844
...catching him by the arm, dragged him from the convent. CHAPTER VIII. " 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." Life of King Henry VIII. COUNT ALCANTARA wondered why his son should tarry so long...
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The oriental rambler, or, The papers of Polyphilus

Polyphilus (pseud.) - 1844
...this state of man in the character of Cardinal Wolsey, who says in his fall. " The third day conies a frost, a killing frost And when he thinks, good...greatness is a ripening, nips his root And then he fulls as I do." i Such was one who had attained the height of his ambition, honored by his sovereign,...
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The Falcon Family; Or, Young Ireland: In One Volume..

Marmion Wilme Savage - 1845 - 363 pages
...Bryanstone-square to Kensington, taking Portland Place on the way. CHAPTER XXIV. " This is the state of man: to-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope; to-morrow...surely His greatness is a ripening, nips his root." King Henry VIII. THE CELTIC HERO IN AFFLICTION ATROCIOUS MISCONDUCT OP HIS UNCLE TIEKNA REFUSES...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors, to ...

John Hanbury Dwyer - 1845 - 300 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...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 District School Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed ...

William Draper Swan - 1845 - 484 pages
...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...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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