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" There is, betwixt that smile we would aspire to, That sweet aspect of princes, and their ruin, More pangs and fears than wars or women have ; And when he falls, he falls like Lucifer, Never to hope again. "
The first (-sixth) 'Standard' reader - Page 267
by James Stuart Laurie - 1863
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The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1993 - 1092 pages
...writer of mimes. Sententiae, no. 470. 7 О how wretched Is that poor man that hangs on princes' favours! the very basis of his philosophy, and such as you find in the sonnets of Michelangelo WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (1564-1616), English dramatist, poet. Cardinal Wolsey, in Henry VIII, acl 3, sc....
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Selected Poems

William Shakespeare - Poetry - 1995 - 128 pages
...hide me. Vain pomp and glory of this world, I hate ye! I feel my heart new opened. O, how wretched Is that poor man that hangs on princes' favors! There...falls, he falls like Lucifer, Never to hope again. 42 0 mighty Caesar! dost thou lie so low? Are all thy conquests, glories, triumphs, spoils, Shrunk...
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The Yellow Brick Road: A Storyteller's Approach to the Spiritual Journey

William J. Bausch - Religion - 1999 - 311 pages
...hide me. Vain pomp and glory of this world, I hate ye; I feel my heart new open'd. O, how wretched Is that poor man that hangs on princes' favors! There...falls, he falls like Lucifer, Never to hope again. — Shakespeare, Henry VIII O God of earth and altar, Bow down and hear our cry, Our earthly rulers...
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Jane Austen and Leisure

David Selwyn - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 352 pages
...the family is significant. In fact he is acting, and Is that poor man that hangs on princes' favours! There is betwixt that smile we would aspire to, That...when he falls, he falls like Lucifer, Never to hope again.146 It is the greatest speech in the play, and undoubtedly one of the things Crawford reads,...
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The Oxford Shakespeare: King Henry VIII: or All is True

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2008 - 240 pages
...hate ye! I feel my heart new opened. O, how wretched Is that poor man that hangs on princes' favours! There is betwixt that smile we would aspire to — That sweet aspect of princes — and their ruin 370 More pangs and fears than wars or women have; And when he falls, he falls like Lucifer, Never to...
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Shakespeare: la invención de lo humano

Harold Bloom - Characters and characteristics in literature - 2001 - 734 pages
...ye; / I feel my heart new open'd. O how wretched / Is that poor man that hangs on princes' favours! /There is betwixt that smile we would aspire to, /That...falls, he falls like Lucifer, / Never to hope again. [III.ii.350-72] Mira tan sólo mi caída, y lo que me arruinó: Cromwell, te lo encomiendo, arroja...
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The Life of King Henry the Eighth

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2001 - 126 pages
...hide me. Vain pomp and glory of this world, I hate ye! I feel my heart new opened. O, how wretched Is that poor man that hangs on princes' favors! There is betwixt that smile we would aspire to, 369 That sweet aspect of princes, and their ruin, 370 More pangs and fears than wars or women have;...
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The Life and Death of King John

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2001 - 500 pages
...'how art thou fallen from Heaven, O Lucifer, son of ^ the morning,' unworthily rendered by Wolsey — 'And when he falls, he falls like Lucifer, Never to hope again.' The Psalms lend their poet the noblest passage — 'Who maketh the clouds his chariot, and walketh...
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The Mutual Flame: On Shakespeare's Sonnets and The Phoenix and the Turtle

G. Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 2002 - 233 pages
...hate ye! I feel my heart new open'd. O, how wretched Is that poor man that hangs on princes' favours! There is, betwixt that smile we would aspire to, That...falls, he falls like Lucifer, Never to hope again. (Henry fill, in, ii, 366) Here 'favours' means just what 'favour' might mean in our sonnet. We have...
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Wessex Papers #3: Outsmart

Daniel Parker - Juvenile Fiction - 2009 - 256 pages
...easy man, full surely his greatness is a-ripening, nips his root, and then he falls as I do. . . . And when he falls, he falls like Lucifer, never to hope again — ' " "Tell it to the judge, buddy," the cop interrupted. He shoved Olsen into the back seat and...
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