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" Farewell ! a long farewell, to all my greatness ! This is the state of man : to-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope, to-morrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honours thick upon him . The third day comes a frost, a killing frost, And, — when... "
The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ... - Side 151
1896 - 1178 sider
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Literary recreations; or, Scenes from real life

John Young (M.A.) - 1833 - 323 sider
...from the place of his defeat, sighing as he did so, with the fallen Cardinal Wolsey, — " Farewell, a long farewell to all my greatness. This is the state...thinks, good, easy man, full surely His greatness is a ripening, — nips his root, And then he falls, as I do." He now rejoined his brother in London,...
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A treatise on happiness [by J. Flamank].

James Flamank - 1833
...statue to a gallows ! " Wolsey exclaims, when he had tasted the bitterness of disgrace, — " Farewell ! a long farewell to all my greatness ! This is the...thinks, good easy man, full surely, His greatness is a ripening — nips his root; And then he falls — as I do." When Damocles, a flatterer of Dionysius...
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Poetic gems: partly original; but chiefly selected from the best authors: by ...

Samuel BLACKBURN - 1833 - 240 sider
...lies the head that wears a crown ! Shakspeare. CARDINAL WOLSEY'S LAMENTATION OP HIS PALL. FAREWELL, a long farewell, to all my greatness ! 'This is the...thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a rip'ning, nips his root ; And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that...
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The Florist's Guide: Containing Practical Directions for the Cultivation of ...

Thomas Bridgeman - 1835 - 120 sider
...circumstance, to paint the delusive nature of human expectation : " This is the state of man ; to-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope ; to-morrow...The third day comes a frost, a killing frost, And nips his root." But we now return to the garden. Before we have time to explore nature's treasures,...
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An Audition Handbook of Great Speeches

Jerry Blunt - 1990 - 207 sider
...my greatness! This is the state of man: today he puts forth The tender leaves of hopes; tomorrow the blossoms, And bears his blushing honours thick upon...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 many summers in a sea of glory,...
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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations

Suzy Platt - 1993 - 520 sider
...farewell, to all my greatness! This is the state of man: to-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hopes; to-morrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honours...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 many summers in a sea of glory,...
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Political and Social Essays

Louisa Susanna Cheves McCord - 1995 - 510 sider
...speaker is Cardinal Wolsey): This is the state of man; today he puts forth The tender leaves of hopes, tomorrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honours...a-ripening, nips his root, And then he falls as I do. The civilized world seems, we have said, to be struggling in its death throes; not yet is "the strong...
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Selected Poems

William Shakespeare - 1995 - 128 sider
...to-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hopes; to-morrow blossoms And bears his blushing honors thick upon him; The third day comes a frost, a killing frost,...a-ripening, nips his root, And then he falls as I do. I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, This many summers in a sea of glory,...
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Quotations of Wit and Wisdom

John W. Gardner, John William Gardner, Francesca Gardner Reese - 1996 - 247 sider
...Shakespeare When thou dost hear a toll or knell Then think upon thy passing bell. John Ray Farewell, a long farewell, to all my greatness! This is the...of hope; tomorrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honors thick upon him: The third day comes a frost, a killing frost, And when he thinks, good easy...
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Jane Austen and Leisure

David Selwyn - 1999 - 352 sider
...farewell to all my greatness. This is the state of man; to-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hopes, to-morrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honours...a-ripening, nips his root, And then he falls as I do. I have ventur'd Like litde wanton boys that swim on bladders, This many summers in a sea of glory,...
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