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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... "
HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS - Page 333
by KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
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King Henry VIII. Coriolanus

William Shakespeare - 1788
...610 [Exeunt all but WOLSEY. Wol. So farewel to the little good you bear me. Farewel, a long farewel, to all my greatness ! This is the state of man ; To-day...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...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

1800 - 304 pages
...murmur all around. Et CARDINAL WOLSEY's LAMENTATION OF HIS FALL. SHAKESFEARE. Jr AREWEL, a long farewe! to all my greatness ! This is the state of man; to-day...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 British Essayists: The Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - 1802
...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...frost, And when he thinks, good easy man, full surely Hib greatness is a ripening, nips hit root, And then he fallt as I do.' We have likewise a fine example...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volume 14

British essayists - 1802
...Wolsey on his fall. ' 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...frost, And when he thinks, good easy man, full surely Hii greatness is a ripening, nips his root, And then he falls as I do.' We have likewise a fine example...
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The modern British traveller: or, Tourist's pocket directory. Norfolk, Volume 1

George Alexander Cooke - 1802
...! This is the state of man : to day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope, to-morrow blossoms, 1 And bears his blushing honours thick upon him ; The...thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a ripening, nips his root, JUid then he falls as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton hoys that...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1803
...good lord cardinal. [Exeunt all but WOLSEY. Wol. So farewell to the little good you bear me. Farewell, a long farewell, to all my greatness ! This is the...his blushing honours thick upon him : The third day, conies a frost, a killing frost ; And,— when he thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness...
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Select British Classics, Volume 17

1803
...the state of man !.... to-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope ; to-morrow blossoms. And hears his blushing honours thick upon him. The third day...thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a ripening, nips his root, And then he falls, as I do. We have likewise a fine example of this in the...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...us all to meditation. SHAKESPBAKX. 'TT L t. CHAP. XX. TVolsey and Cromwell. AREWEI. , a long farewel to all my greatness! This is the state of man : To-day...full surely His greatness is a-ripening , nips his shoot ; And then he falls , as I do. I have ventur'd , Like little wanton boys , that swim on bladders...
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Shakespeare's King Henry the eighth, a historical play, revised by J.P ...

William Shakespeare - 1804
...my little good lord cardinal. \•Exeunt NORFOLK, SUFFOLK, SURREY, and Chamberlain. Wol. Farewell, a long farewell, to all my greatness ! This is the...honours thick upon him: The third day, comes a frost, a killing frost ; 4 And, — when he thinks, good easy man ! full surely His greatness is a ripening,...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - 1804 - 236 pages
...Sijfih. How does your tonjue grow wanton in her praise '• • WOLSEV AKD CROMWELL. - Wol. TJ1 AREWELL, a long farewell, to all my greatness ! •*• This...of hope ; to-morrow blossoms And bears his blushing honors thick ilpon him ; The third day comes a frost, a killing frost, And when bethinks, good easy...
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