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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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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1825 - 372 pages
...him, I am sure of my reward from the other side. VI. Cardinal Wolsey and Cromwell. Wol. FAREWELL, a long farewell to all my greatness ! This is the...thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a ripening, nips his shoot And then he falls, as I do. I have ventured, Like little wanton boys...
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The Family Shakspeare ... in which Nothing is Added to the Original Text ...

William Shakespeare - 1825
...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, Like little wanton boys...
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The castle chapel

Regina Maria Roche - 1825
...were but yesterday so vivid, so sanguine ! but, as Wolsey says ' 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 tails, as I do.' But what is to be done ? had I not better make...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text by G. Steevens ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1826
...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, Like little wanton boys...
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Cumberland's British Theatre: With Remarks, Biographical and Critical, Volume 5

George Daniel, John Cumberland - 1826
...SUFFOLK, SURREY, go off smiling L. and CHAMBERLAIN bows respectfully and follows. Wol. (nc) 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 ventured, Like little wanton boys,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors, Volume 4

John Milton - 1826
...passage seems to be taken from Shakspcare, Henry VIII. A. iii. S. ii. " This is the state of man ; To-day he puts forth " The tender leaves of hope, to-morrow...a-ripening, nips his root ; " And then he falls, as I do." Upon which Mr. Warburton remarks, that as spring-frosts are not injurious to the roots of fruit-trees,...
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King Richard III. King Henry VIII. Troilus and Cressida

William Shakespeare - 1826
...chattels, as it is found in Holinshed, p. 909. Wol. So farewell to the little good you bear me. Farewell, a long farewell, to all my greatness ! This is the...blossoms, And bears his blushing honours thick upon him31 : The third day, comes a frost, a killing frost ; And, when he thinks, good easy man, full...
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The Beauties of Shakspeare Regularly Selected from Each Play. With a General ...

William Shakespeare, William Dodd - 1827 - 345 pages
...no man see me more. THE VICISSITUDES OF LIFE. So farewell to the little good you bear me, Farewell, a long farewell, to all my greatness! This is the...frost; And, when he thinks, good easy man, full surelj His greatness is a ripening, nips his root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd,...
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The Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - 1827 - 346 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...easy man, full surely . ' His greatness is a rip'ning, nips his shoot ; And then 'he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, / Like little wanton boys,...
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The Spectator: Corrected from the Originals, Volume 7

1827
...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...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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