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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: Henry IV, pt. 2. Henry V. Henry VI ...

William Shakespeare - 1839
...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 Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: Richard III. Henry VIII. Troilus ...

William Shakespeare - 1839
...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 Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare: Comprising Moral Philosophy ...

William Shakespeare, Thomas Price - 1839 - 460 pages
...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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Psychology of Learning and Motivation, Volume 22

Psychology - 1989 - 370 pages
...cut their owner's fingers. 5. She allowed life to waste like a tap left running. (Virginia Wolfe) 6. 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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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 114

England - 1873
...and stands before us an undeniable failure. "I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim ou bladders, This many summers in a sea of glory ; But far beyond my depth ; my highblown pride At length broke under me ; and now has left me Weary, and old with service, to the...
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Proverbs

Kenneth T. Aitken - Religion - 1986 - 264 pages
...inflated bubble is bound to burst — as Shakespeare's Wolsey bitterly discovered: . . . 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 Audition Handbook of Great Speeches

Jerry Blunt - Acting - 1990 - 207 pages
...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 Weary and old with service, to the mercy Of a rude stream, that must for ever hide...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Reference - 1992 - 1132 pages
...GN; NOBE; OBEV; OBS; PoEL-2; TrGrPo; UnS 2 No man's pie, is freed From his ambitious finger. (I, i) 3 villagers — The rector, the midwife, the sexton,...sleeveless summery dress I have no protection, And high-blown pride At length broke under me and now has left me, Weary and old with service, to the mercy...
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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations

Suzy Platt - Quotations, English - 1993 - 520 pages
...full surely His greatness is a-ripening, nips his root, And then he falls, as I da 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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Selected Poems

William Shakespeare - Poetry - 1995 - 128 pages
...frost, a 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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