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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 he... "
The Southern literary messenger - Page 578
1855
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The British Theatre, Or, A Collection of Plays, which are Acted at the ...

Mrs. Inchbald - 1808 - 454 pages
...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 his root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys, that swim on bladders, These many summers...
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The Spectator; in Miniature: Being a Collection of the Principal ..., Volume 1

1808 - 306 pages
...hloshing 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 his root, And then he falls as I do." 'Wo have likewise a fine example of this in the whole part of Andromache in the Distrest...
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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition, Addressed to His Son

George Gregory - 1809 - 384 pages
...blushing 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 his root, And then he falls," &c. Jfenry VIII. As I have shewn you also that Mr. Gibbon could commit an error in the construction...
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An Essay on the Writings and Genius of Shakspeare, Compared with the Greek ...

Mrs. Montagu (Elizabeth) - 1810 - 336 pages
...blushing 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 his root ; And then he falls, as I do. — I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, These many summers...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: King Henry VIII ; Troilus and Cressida ...

William Shakespeare - 1811 - 464 pages
...blushing honours tbick upon him; The third day, conies a frost, a killing frost; And, wben he 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 swim on bladders, This many summers in...
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King Henry VI., part III. King Richard III. King Henry VIII. Troilus and ...

William Shakespeare, Alexander Chalmers - 1811 - 546 pages
...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 his root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, ' if a proemunire,]...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1811 - 394 pages
...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 his root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, This many summers in...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1811 - 476 pages
...blushing 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 his root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, bike little, wanton boys that swim on bladders, This many summers...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1811 - 388 pages
...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 his root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd. Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, This many summers in...
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Aphorisms from Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, Capel Lofft - 1812 - 544 pages
...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 his root, And then he falls. 255. RELIANCE ON HUMAN SUPPORT. O, how wretched Is that poor man, that hang* on Princes' favours...
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