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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” Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 13

William Shakespeare - 1808
...nips his root, And then lie falls , as I do. I have ventur'j, ) ike little wantiui boys that swi IK 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...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - Readers - 1809 - 230 pages
...frost ; And when he thinks, good easy man, full surely, His greatness is a ripuiing, nips his shoot ; And then he falls as I do. I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders^ These many summers in a sea of glory, Nut far beyond my depth ; my high-blown pride At length broke...
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The beauties of the poets: a collection of moral and sacred poetry, compiled ...

Thomas Janes - 1810
...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 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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An Essay on the Writings and Genius of Shakspeare, Compared with the Greek ...

Mrs. Montagu (Elizabeth) - 1810 - 296 pages
...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 Plays of William Shakspeare: King Henry VIII ; Troilus and Cressida ...

William Shakespeare - 1811
...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 higb-blown pride At length broke under me; and now has left me, Weary, and old with service, to the...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1811
...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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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1811
...surely His greatness is a ripening, — nips his root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, bike 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...
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King Henry VI., part III. King Richard III. King Henry VIII. Troilus and ...

William Shakespeare, Alexander Chalmers - 1811
...proemunire,] It is almost unnecessary to observe that pramunire is a barbarous word used instead ofprtemonere. This many summers in a sea of glory ; But far beyond my depth : my high-Mown pride At length broke under me ; and now has left me, Weary, and old with service, to the...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1811
...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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The Plays of William Shakespeare: In Twenty-one Volumes, with the ..., Volume 15

William Shakespeare - 1813
...nips his root,] " As spring-frosts are not injurious to 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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