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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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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 11

William Shakespeare - 1808
...Farewel, to all my greatness ! This is the state of man ; To-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope,5 to-morrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honours...thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a ripening, nips his root,6 And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys...
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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition, Addressed to His Son

George Gregory - 1809 - 363 pages
...is however very beautiful: the third line is finely descriptive.... This is the state of man: To-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope, to-morrow...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...
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The beauties of the poets: a collection of moral and sacred poetry, compiled ...

Thomas Janes - 1810
...And streams shall murmur all around. CARDINAL WOLSEY's LAMENTATION OF HIS FALL. SHAKSPEAKE. FAREWELL, a long farewell to all my greatness ! This is the...thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a rip'ning, nips bis root: And then he falls, as I do. 1 have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that...
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An Essay on the Writings and Genius of Shakespeare: Compared with the Greek ...

Elizabeth Robinson Montagu - 1810 - 296 pages
...speculative sages in the episode of a chorus. WOLSEY. So farewell to the little good you bear me ! Farewell, a long farewell to all my greatness ! This is the...killing frost, And, when he thinks, good easy man, fall surelj His greatness is a ripening, nips his root ; ' . ' And then he falls, as I do. ...
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An Essay on the Writings and Genius of Shakspeare, Compared with the Greek ...

Mrs. Montagu (Elizabeth) - 1810 - 296 pages
...me ! Farewell, a long farewell to all my greatness ! , . ' M This This is the state of man : to-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope ; to-morrow...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 Spectator, Volume 14

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...as in that pathetical soliloquy of cardinal Wolsey on his fall. The tenderleaves of hope ; to morrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honours thick upon...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 Spectator, Volume 9

1810
...leaves of hope : to-morrow blossoms, ' And bears his blushing honors thick upon him ; ' The third clay comes a frost, a killing frost ; 'And when he thinks,...a-ripening, nips his root, ' And then he falls as I do.' We have likewise a fine example of this in the whole part of Andromache in the Diatrest Mother, particularly...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1811
...good lord cardinal. [Exeunt all but WoLSEr. Wol. So farewell to the little good you bear me. 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...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1811
...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...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...
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King Henry VI., part III. King Richard III. King Henry VIII. Troilus and ...

William Shakespeare, Alexander Chalmers - 1811
...lord cardinal. [JZxeunt all but WOLSEY. Wol. So farewell to the little good you bear me. 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...
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