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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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A Grammar, of the Hindoostanee Language,: Or Part Third of Volume ..., Volume 2

John Borthwick Gilchrist - Hindustani language - 1796 - 336 pages
...do. I haveXventur'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 ice, Weary, and old with fervice, to the mercy Of a rude ftream, that rnuft for ever hide me. Vain...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...' Johnson reprinted this Review in a small volume by itself. See Johnson's Works, vi. 47, note. • 'I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim...summers in a sea of glory. But far beyond my depth.' Henry VIII. Act iii. sc. 2. ' Musical Travels through England, by Joel Collier [not Collyer], Organist,...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...1 Johnson reprinted this Review in a small volume by itself. See Johnson's Works, vi. 47, note. 1 ' I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim...summers in a sea of glory, But far beyond my depth.' Henry VIII. Act iii. sc. 2. 1 Musical Travels through England, by Joel Collier [not Collyer], Organist,...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

English poetry - 1800 - 304 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 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 Port Folio, Volume 2

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1809
...in the same soliloquy, " I have ventured, " Like little wanton boys, that swim on bladders, " These many summers in a sea of glory, " But — far beyond my depth." 80 in the address of Sempronius to the Roman senate " Rise, and revenge her slaughter^ citizens, "...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - Elocution - 1802 - 240 pages
...as I do. I have ventur'd, Uke little wanton boys that fwim on bladderę, Thefe many fummefs in a fea of glory, But far beyond my depth ; my high blown...At length broke under me ; and, now, has left me, \Veary and old with fervice, to the mercy Of a rude ftream, that mud forever hide me. V am pomp and...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1803
...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...summers in a sea of glory ; But far beyond my depth : my high-blown pride At length broke tinder me ; and now has left me, Weary, and old with service, to the...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1804
...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 that swim on bladders, This...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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Shakespeare's King Henry the eighth, a historical play, revised ..., Volume 226

William Shakespeare - 1804
...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 depth : my high•blown pride At length broke under me ; and now has left me, Weary, and old with service, to...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...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 depth ; my high-blown pride At length broke under me; and now has left mcj "Weary and old with service , to the...
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