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" Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, This many summers in a sea of glory, But far beyond my depth : my high-blown pride At length broke under me, and now has left me, Weary, and old with service, to the mercy Of a rude stream, that must for... "
The plays of Shakspere, carefully revised [by J.O.] with a selection of engr ... - Page 1290
by William Shakespeare - 1853
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The English Orator: a Selection of Pieces for Reading & Recitation

James Hedderwick - 1833 - 216 pages
...root; And then he falls, as I do! I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, These many summers in a sea of glory; But far beyond my...that must for ever hide me ! Vain pomp and glory of the world! — I hate ye: — I feel my heart new open'd. Oh, how wretched Is that poor man that hangs...
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A treatise on happiness [by J. Flamank].

James Flamank - 1833
...Cardinal Wolsey exclaims — -" I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, These many summers in a sea of glory, But far beyond my...mercy Of a rude stream, that must for ever hide me." When ambition guides the mind, ease, honour, and character will be sacrificed for the purpose of advancement....
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The Family magazine, conducted by J. Belcher

Joseph Belcher
...improvement, that they may direct its movements, and control its destination. Cheltenham. JNO WHAT'S A NAME ? Like little wanton boys, that swim on bladders, This...me, Weary, and old with service, to the mercy Of a wide stream, that must for ever hide me. — Shakspeare. ' As I sat down this evening, and was gazing...
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Richard III. Henry VIII. Troilus and Cressida. Timon of Athens. Coriolanus

William Shakespeare - 1836
...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...service, to the mercy Of a rude stream, that must forever hide me. Vain pomp and glory of this world, I hate ye : I feel my heart new opened. O, how...
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The Moral and Intellectual School Book: Containing Instructions for Reading ...

William Martin - 1838 - 348 pages
...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...me. Vain pomp, and glory of this world, I hate ye ; I feel my heart new opened : 0, how wretched Is that poor man, that hangs on princes' favours ! There...
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The wisdom and genius of Shakspeare: comprising moral philosophy ...

William Shakespeare - 1838
...setting : I shall fall Like a bright exhalation in the evening, And no man see me more. 25 — iii. 2. 19 I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim...me. Vain pomp, and glory of this world, I hate ye : I feel my heart new open'd. I know myself now; and I feel within me A peace above all earthly dignities,...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1838
...ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, This many summers in a sea of glory : liiit far beyond my depth: my high-blown pride At length...me. Vain pomp, and glory of this world, I hate ye ; I feel my heart new open'd : O, how wretched Is that poor man, that hangs on princes' favours >....
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The Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare: Comprising Moral Philosophy ...

William Shakespeare, Thomas Price - 1839 - 460 pages
...setting : I shall fall Like a bright exhalation in the evening, And no man see me more. 25 — iii. 2. 19 I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim...me. Vain pomp, and glory of this world, I hate ye : I feel my heart new open'd. I know myself now ; and I feel within me A peace above all earthly dignities,...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1839
...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 swim on bladders, This...me. Vain pomp, and glory of this world, I hate ye ; I feel my heart new open'd : O, how wretched Is that poor man, that hangs on princes' favours ! There...
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Flora's Lexicon: An Interpretation of the Language and Sentiment of Flowers ...

Catharine Harbeson Waterman - 1839 - 252 pages
...perpetual greene, May grow to be Not so much call'da tree, As the eternal monument of me. HERRICK. I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim...mercy Of a rude stream, that must for ever hide me. SHAKSPEAM. Cromwell, I charge thee, fling away ambition: By that sin fell the angels; how can man then,...
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