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" I have ventured, 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 stre-am,... "
The works of Shakspere, revised from the best authorities: with a memoir and ... - Page 471
by William Shakespeare - 1843
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The Works of Mr. William Shakespear: In Six Volumes ; Adorn'd with Cuts

William Shakespeare, Nicholas Rowe - 1709 - 562 pages
...And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton Boys that fwim on Bladdery, This imny Summers in a Sea of Glory, But far beyond my depth:...left me Weary, and old with Service, to the mercy Or' a rude Stream, that muft for ever hide me. Vain p?mp, and glory of the World, I hate ye, I feel...
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The Art of English Poetry Containing: Rules for making verses. A collection ...

Edward Bysshe - English language - 1710 - 620 pages
...he falls as I do. I have ventur'd Like little wanton Boys that fwim on Bladders, This many a Summer in a Sea of Glory, But far beyond my Depth. My high-blown...with Service, to the Mercy Of a rude Stream, that muft for ever hide me. Shtk. Hot. > . Upon the flipp'ry Tops of human State, Thegilded Pinacles of...
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The Gentleman's Library: Containing Rules for Conduct in All Parts of Life ...

Gentleman - Conduct of life - 1744 - 488 pages
...falls as I do. I have ventur'd (Like little wanton Boys, that fwim on Bladders) This many a Summer in a Sea of Glory, But far beyond my Depth : My high-blown...with Service, to the Mercy Of a Rude Stream, that muft for ever hide me. • The moft plaufible Pretences for Thoughts of Pride, are Learning, Nobility,...
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Select lessons in prose and verse, from various authors, to which are added ...

Select lessons - 1785 - 156 pages
...Root ; And then falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton Boys that fwim on Bladders, Thefe many Summers, in a Sea of Glory ; But far beyond my...with Service, to the Mercy Of a rude Stream, that muft for ever hide me. Vain Pomp and Glory of this World, I hate you; I feel my Heart new open'd. Oh,...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

English poetry - 1800 - 322 pages
...root: And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, These many summers, in a sea of glory, But far beyond my...now has left me Weary, and old with service, to the misery Of a rude stream, which must for ever hide me. Vain pomp and glory of this world, 1 hate ye:...
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The Beauties of the Poets: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry

Poetry - 1806 - 330 pages
...root: And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, These many summers, in a sea of glory, But far beyond my...now has left me Weary, and old with service, to the misery Of a rude stream, which must for ever hide me. Vain pomp and glory of this world, I hate ye:...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 11

William Shakespeare - 1808 - 384 pages
...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 that swim on bladders, This...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 open'd : O, how...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr ..., Volume 11

William Shakespeare - 1808 - 380 pages
...surely His greatness is a ripening,—nips his root, 5 And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, This...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 open'd: O, how...
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The beauties of the poets: a collection of moral and sacred poetry, compiled ...

Thomas Janes - 1810 - 336 pages
...root: And then he falls, as I do. 1 have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, These many summers, in a sea of glory, But far beyond my...now has left me Weary, and old with service, to the misery Of a rude stream, which must for ever hide me. Vain pomp and glory of this world, I hate ye...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1813 - 490 pages
...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...high-blown pride At length broke under me ; and now has Irll me, Weary, and old with service, to the mercy Of a rnde stream, that must for ever hide me. Vain...
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