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" 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 stream, that must for... "
The first (-sixth) 'Standard' reader - Page 267
by James Stuart Laurie - 1863
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The Works of Mr. William Shakespear;: In Six Volumes. Adorn'd with ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1709
...ripening, nips his Root, And then he Falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton Boys that fwim on Bladders} This many Summers in a Sea of Glory, But far beyond my depth: my high-blown Pridi At length broke under me, and now has left me * Wea^y, and old with Service, to the...
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The Works of Mr. William Shakespear;: In Six Volumes. Adorn'd with ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1709
...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: my high-blown Pride At length broke under me, and now has left me Weary, and old with Service, to the...
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The History of the Life and Times of Cardinal Wolsey: Prime Minister to King ...

Joseph Grove - 1748
...And then he 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 Depth : My high-blown Pridef At Length broke under me, and now has left me, Weary, and old with Service, to the...
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The Preceptor: Containing a General Course of Education, Volume 1

Robert Dodsley - Education - 1754
...And And then falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton Boys, that fvvim on Bladders, Thefe 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, \Veary, and old with Service, to the...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare in Eight Volumes: With the ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1765
...I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys, that fwim on bladders, Thefe many fummers in a fea of glory, But far beyond my depth ; my high blown...pride At length broke under me, and now has left me, Wear)' and old with fervice, to the mercy Of a rude ftream, that muft for ever hide me. Vain pomp and...
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A Course of Lectures on Oratory and Criticism

Joseph Priestley - Criticism - 1777 - 313 pages
...froft, And when he thinks, good eafy man ! full furely His greatnefe is a ripening, nips his root i ! And then he falls as I do. I have ventured, Like little wamon boys that fwim ori bladders* Thefe many fummers on a fea of glory,. But far beyond my depth....
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Free Thoughts on Despotic and Free Governments: As Connected with the ...

Joseph Townsend - Despotism - 1781 - 316 pages
...a killing frofl ; And when he thinks, good eafy man, full furely His greatnefs is a ripening, nips his root; And then he falls, as I do. I have ventured, Like little wanton boys, that fwira on bladders, Thefe many fummers in a fea of glory : But far beyond my depth : my high-blown pride...
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A Course of Lectures on Oratory and Criticism

Joseph Priestley - Criticism - 1781 - 374 pages
...a killing froft, And when he thinks, good eafy man ! full furely His greatnefe is a ripening, nips his root ; And then he falls as I do. I have ventured, . • . Like little wanton boys that fwim on bladders, Thefe many fummers on a fea of glory, , . But far beyond my depth. My high-blown...
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Select lessons in prose and verse, from various authors, to which are added ...

Select lessons - 1785
...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 Depth: My high-blown Pride At length broke under me ; and now has left me, Weary and old with Service, to the...
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King Henry VIII. Coriolanus

William Shakespeare - 1788
...And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, 6so These 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...
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