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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 Family magazine, conducted by J. Belcher, Volumes 1-2

Joseph Belcher - 1834
...improvement, that they may direct its movements, and control its destination. Cheltenham. JNO WHAT'S A NAME ? 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 Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1834 - 341 pages
...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 lengthd broke...
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Richard III. Henry VIII. Troilus and Cressida. Timon of Athens. Coriolanus

William Shakespeare - 1836
...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,...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 Elocutionist: Consisting of Declamations and Readings in Prose and ...

Jonathan Barber - Oratory - 1836 - 392 pages
...thinks, good easy man, full surely, His greatness is a ripening, 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, But far beyond my depth ; my high-blown pride At length broke...
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The Moral and Intellectual School Book: Containing Instructions for Reading ...

William Martin - Readers - 1838 - 348 pages
...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,...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 wisdom and genius of Shakspeare: comprising moral philosophy ...

William Shakespeare - 1838
...setting : I shall fall Like a bright exhalation in the evening, And no man see me more. 25 — iii. 2. 19 I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim...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 poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838
...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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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1838
...surely His greatness is a ripening, — nips his root, And then he falls, as I do. 1 have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, This many summers in a sea of glory : liiit far beyond my depth: my high-blown pride At length broke under me ; and now has left me. Weary,...
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The Young Man's Book of Elegant Poetry: Comprising Selections from the Works ...

American poetry - 1838 - 320 pages
...root, And then he falls, as I 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 Drake under me ; and now has left me, Weary and old with service, to the...
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The complete works of William Shakspeare, with notes by the most ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1838
...root. And then he falls, as I do. I have ventiirtţ, Like little wanton bovs that swim oo bladder╗, This many summers in a sea of glory ; But far beyond my d^pth : mv high-blown priˇV At length broke under me; and now has left me, Weary, and old with service,...
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