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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 ... - Page 110
by Thomas Budd Shaw, William Smith - 1869 - 477 pages
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Shakespeare the Playwright: A Companion to the Complete Tragedies, Histories ...

Victor L. Cahn - Drama - 1996 - 865 pages
...349). When Wolsey is left alone, his personality shifts again, and he is more selfaware and vulnerable: My high-blown pride At length broke under me, and...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! (HI, ii, 361-365) This epiphany leads...
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The Arden Dictionary of Shakespeare Quotations

Jane Armstrong - Drama - 1999 - 408 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...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 opened. O how wretched...
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The Arden Dictionary of Shakespeare Quotations

William Shakespeare, Jane Armstrong - Drama - 1999 - 396 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...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 opened. O how wretched...
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The Yellow Brick Road: A Storyteller's Approach to the Spiritual Journey

William J. Bausch - Religion - 1999 - 311 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...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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Jane Austen and Leisure

David Selwyn - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 352 pages
...surely His greatness is 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...with service, to the mercy Of a rude stream that must for ever hide me. Vain pomp and glory of the world, I hate ye; I feel my heart new open'd. O how wretched...
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The Oxford Shakespeare: King Henry VIII: or All is True

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2008 - 240 pages
...root; And then he falls, as I do . I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, 360 This many summers in a sea of glory, But far beyond...with service, to the mercy Of a rude stream that must for ever hide me . 365 Vain pomp and glory of this world, I hate ye! I feel my heart new opened. O,...
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A Mirror for Magistrates and the de Casibus Tradition

Paul Budra, Paul Vincent Budra - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 119 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. (3.2.353-62) He dies humbled, with hopes of heaven. The de casibus pattern implicit in the action of...
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The Plays of Shakespeare: A Thematic Guide

Victor L. Cahn - Drama - 2001 - 361 pages
...give the Cardinal a measure of tragic stature, as does his sudden self-awareness and vulnerability: My high-blown pride At length broke under me, and...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! (Ill, ii, 361-365) How much of this...
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The Shakespearian Tempest: With a Chart of Shakespeare's Dramatic Universe

G. Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 2002 - 360 pages
...Wolsey recognizes the insubstantiability of temporal glory, the deep dangers of all mortal adventure : I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim...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. (HI. ii....
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Shakespeare: The Golfer's Companion

Syd Pritchard - Humor - 2005 - 147 pages
...Things won are done; joy's soul lies in the doing. [Troilus and Cressida I ii 310] / have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders This...broke under me, And now has left me, Weary and old to the mercy, Of a rude stream that must for ever hide me The surprising under achiever Th' expectancy...
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