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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... "
Choice Specimens of English Literature: Selected from the Chief English ... - Pagina 110
door Thomas Budd Shaw, William Smith - 1869 - 477 pagina’s
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 11,Deel 1

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...that swim on bladders, These many Summers on a sea of glory , But far beyond my depth : my high-Mourn pride At length broke under me, and now has left me,...service, to the mercy Of a rude stream, that must for ever hide me. HI'GH-BORN. Of noble extraction. Cast round your eyes Upon the high-lam beauties...
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The Dramatic Works, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1831
...Like little wanton boys that swim on bladder*, This many summers in a sea of glory : But far bevond my depth : my high-blown pride At length broke under...service, to the mercy Of a rude stream, that must for ever hide me. Vain pomp, and glory of this world, I hate ye; I feel my heart new opcnM : O, how...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates Rogé - 1832 - 882 pagina’s
...upon him; The third day comes a frost, a killing frost, And when he thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a ripening, nips his root And then...ventured, Like little wanton boys, that swim on bladders, These many summers In a sea of glory; But far beyond my Bepth : my highblown pride At length broke...
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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...service, to the mercy Of a rude stream, that must for ever hide me." When ambition guides the mind, ease, honour, and character will be sacrificed for...
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Psychology of Learning and Motivation, Volume 22

1989 - 370 pagina’s
...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...service, to the mercy /Of a rude stream, that must for ever hide me. (William Shakespeare) 7. The glorious lamp of heaven, the sun. (Robert Herrick) 8....
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 114

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...service, to the mercy Of a rude stream, that must for ever hide me." « We are mistaken if ever — no matter what politics may be in the ascendant —...
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Proverbs

Kenneth T. Aitken - 1986 - 264 pagina’s
...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...mercy Of a rude stream, that must forever hide me. (b) The Sin of Pride. The connection between the first and second lines of 21:4 is obscure. If "lamp"...
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An Audition Handbook of Great Speeches

Jerry Blunt - 1990 - 207 pagina’s
...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...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 me. Vain pomp and...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1132 pagina’s
...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,...* The long wait for the angel, For that rare, ran (Ill, ii) 4 I have touched the highest point of all my greatness, And from that full meridian of my...
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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations

Suzy Platt - 1993 - 520 pagina’s
...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...with service, to the mercy Of a rude stream that must for ever hide me. Vain pomp and glory of this world, I hate ye! I feel my heart new open'd. O, how...
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