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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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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - Readers, American - 1828 - 251 pages
...And then he falls — as 1 do. 1 have ventured 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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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1829 - 407 pages
...shoot— 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 * ' "»ngth broke under me-j and now has left me, ^ary and old with service, to the mercy a rude stream...
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The Persians of Aeschylus, tr. with notes by W. Palin

Aeschylus - 1829 - 80 pages
...And I, alas ! alas ! pitiable, Hapless, to my race, and to my native land Have been a curse e. * * * I have ventured Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, This many summers on a sea of glory; But far beyond my depth : my high-blown pride At length broke under me — " * *...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - 1829
...sure! v Hin greatness is a ripening, — nips his root, And then he falls, as I do. I have venturM, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, This many summers in a sen of glory : But far bevond my depth : my high-blown pride At length broke under me ; and now has...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 4

Thomas Curtis - Aeronautics - 1829
...an empty bladder was. Spauer. I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, These many summers in a sea of glory, But far beyond my depth : my highblown pride At length broke under me. Shalupeare. A bladder but moderately filled with air, and...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 pages
...surely His greatness in 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 Dramatic Works, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1831
...ripening, — nips his root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys thai swim on bladders, This many summers in a sea of glory : But far beyond my deplh : my high-blown pride At length broke under me ; and now has left me, Weary, and old with service,...
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The English Orator: a Selection of Pieces for Reading & Recitation

James Hedderwick - Oratory - 1833 - 216 pages
...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; But far beyond my depth: my high-blown pride At length broke...
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Poetic gems: partly original; but chiefly selected from the best authors: by ...

Samuel BLACKBURN - 1833 - 240 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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A treatise on happiness [by J. Flamank].

James Flamank - 1833
...Cardinal Wolsey exclaims — -" I have ventured, 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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