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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 dramatic works of William Shakspeare, Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1813
...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 Irll me, Weary, and old with service, to the...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1814 - 407 pages
...— And then he falls, as 1 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...pride At. length broke under me ; and now has left me, j Weary and old with service, to the mercy Of a rude stream that must forever hide me. Vain pomp and...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare. Whittingham's ed, Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1814
...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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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - Elocution - 1814 - 230 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 prule At length broke under me ; and, now, has left me, Weary and old with service, to the...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...easy man, full surely His greatness is a ripening, nips his rogt, And then he falls, as I do. I hare ventured, Like little wanton boys, that swim on bladders....summers in a sea of glory ; But far beyond my depth: my high-blown pride [me, At length broke under me ; and now has left Weary, and old with service, to the...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 122

England - 1877
...killing frost, And when he thinks — good easy man — full surely His greatness is a ripening, nips his root, 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 ; Hut far beyond my depth : my high-blown pride At length broke...
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Characters of Shakespear's Plays

William Hazlitt - 1817 - 352 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 Family Shakspeare: In Ten Volumes; in which Nothing is Added ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1818
...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 5 Absolute. 6 A writ incurring a penally. At length broke under me ; and now has left...
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The Plays of Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1819
...surely His greatness is a ripening, — nips his root, And then he fulls, 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 mo, Weary, and old with service, to the...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Children's stories - 1820 - 407 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...high blown pride At length broke under me ; and now Las left me, Weary and old with service, to the mercy Of a rude stream that must forever hide me. Vain...
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