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" I wish they had as long ears. Princes in their infancy, childhood, and youth, are said to discover prodigious parts and wit, to speak things that surprise and astonish; strange, so many hopeful princes^.and so many shameful kings! "
The London Magazine - Page 213
by John Scott, John Taylor - 1827
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 3

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1879
...providing to live another time. Princes in their infancy, childhood, and youth, are said to diccover prodigious parts and wit, to speak things that surprise and astonish : strange, so many hopeful princes, so many shameful kings I If they happen to die young, they would have been prodigies of wisdom and...
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The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

English essays - 1881 - 536 pages
...any man a lawyer. Kings are commonly said to have long hands ; I wish they had as long ears. Princes which the knight told me my good friend his chaplain...service ; and that the Sunday before he had made a most I If they happen to die young, they would have been prodigies of wisdom and virtue : if they live,...
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Treasures from the Prose World: With Biographical Sketches

Frank McAlpine - American prose literature - 1886 - 400 pages
...time. Very few men, properly speaking, live at present, but are providing to live another time. Princes in their infancy, childhood, and youth, are said to...surprise and astonish; strange, so many hopeful princes, so many shameful kings ! If they happened to die young, they would have been prodigies of wisdom and...
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The Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopędia of Universal ..., Volume 3

Ainsworth Rand Spofford - Literature - 1888
...from the contrary. Kings arc commonly said to have long hands; I wish they had as long ears. Princes, in their infancy, childhood, and youth, are said to...surprise and astonish : strange, so many hopeful princes, so many shameful kings! If they happen to die young, they would have been prodigies of wisdom and virtue:...
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Elements of Composition and Rhetoric: With Copious Exercises in Both ...

Virginia Waddy - English language - 1889 - 416 pages
...children together, even as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings, and ye would not ! 11. Princes in their infancy, childhood, and youth, are said to...surprise and astonish ; strange, so many hopeful princes, so many shameful kings ! If they happen to die young, they would have been prodigies of wisdom and...
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Elements of Composition and Rhetoric: With Copious Exercises in Both ...

Virginia Waddy - English language - 1889 - 416 pages
...children together, even as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings, and ye would not! 11. Princes in their infancy, childhood, and youth, are said to...surprise and astonish ; strange, so many hopeful princes, so many shameful kings! If they happen to die young, they would have been prodigies of wisdom and virtue:...
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Elements of Composition and Rhetoric

Virginia Waddy - English language - 1889 - 408 pages
...children together, even as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings, and ye would not ! 11. Princes in their infancy, childhood, and youth, are said to discover prodigious parts and wit, to speak thirrgs that surprise and astonish ; strange, so many hopeful princes, so many shameful kings ! If...
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The Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopędia of Universal Authorship ...

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon - Literature - 1893
...from the contrary. Kings are commonly said to have long hands; I wish they had as long ears. Princes, in their infancy, childhood, and youth, are said to...surprise and astonish : strange, so many hopeful princes, so many shameful kings! If they happen to die young, they would have been prodigies of wisdom and virtue:...
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Essays on Lord Tennyson's Idylls of the King

Harold Littledale - Arthurian romances - 1893 - 308 pages
...elephants bowed before her, we 1 Sec Grote, chap. Ixxxiv., and compare Swift's saying : " 1'rinces in their infancy, childhood, and youth, are said to discover prodigious parts and wit, to speak tilings that surprise and astonish : strange, so many hopeful princes, so many shameful kings ! If...
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Chamber's Cyclopędia of English Literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - American literature - 1902
...time. Very few men, properly speaking, live at present, but are providing to live another time. Princes hambers so many shameful kings ! If they happen to die young, they would have been prodigies of wisdom and...
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