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" tis a common proof, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber-upward turns his face; But when he once attains the upmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees By which he did... "
The works of Shakespear [ed. by H. Blair], in which the beauties observed by ... - Page 19
by William Shakespeare - 1769
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The Works of Mr. William Shakespear;: In Six Volumes. Adorn'd with ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1709
...with. Th'abufe of Greatnefs, is; when it disjoins Remorfe from Power: And to fpeak truth of Citfitr, I have not known, when his Affeftions fway'd, More...Lowlinefs is young Ambition's Ladder, Whereto the Climber upward turns his Face; But when he once attains the upmoft Round, He then unto the Ladder turns...
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The Works of Mr. William Shakespear;: In Six Volumes. Adorn'd with ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1709
...it disjoins Remorfe from Power: And to fpeak truth of C<efor f I have not known, when his Affections fway'd, More than his Reafon; But 'tis a- common Proof,...Lowlinefs is young Ambition's Ladder, Whereto the Climber upward turns his Face; But when he once attains the upmoft Round, But for the general. He would...
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The Complete Art of Poetry ...

Charles Gildon - Criticism - 1718
...Humility. But 'tis a common Proof, That Lowlinefs is young Ambition's Ladder, Whereto the Climber upward turns his Face ; But when he once attains the upmoft Round, He then unto the Ladder turns hi; Back, Looks in the Clouds, fcorniug the bafe Degrees By which he did attend. Brutus. In Julius...
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I. Of the nature, use, excellence, rise and progress of poetry, etc

Charles Gildon - English poetry - 1718
...Saints for aye Be crown'd with Plagues, that thee alone obey. "fimoH- iw Of Lrwlinefs, or Humility. But 'tis a common Proof,. That Lowlinefs is young Ambition's Ladder, Whereto the Climber upward turns his Face ; But when lie once attains the upmoft Round, He then unto the Ladder...
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The Works of Shakespeare in Seven Volumes, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1733
...when it disjoins Remorfe from Power: and, to fpeak truth of C#far, I have not known when his affe&ions fway'd More than his reafon. But 'tis a common proof,...lowlinefs is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upward turns his face ; But when he once attains the upmoft round, He then unto the lad*der...
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The Works of Shakespear: In Six Volumes, Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1745
...it disjoins Rcmorfe from power: and to fpeak truth of C<efart ] have not known when his affections fway'd More than his reafon. But 'tis a common proof,...lowlinefs is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upward turns his face ; But when he once attains the upmoft round, He then unto the ladder...
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The Works of Shakespear: In Eight Volumes, Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1747
...disjoins " *Remorfe from Power : and, to fpeak truth ofC<efart 1 have not known when his affections fway'd More than his reafon. But 'tis a common proof,...ladder, * ' Whereto the climber-upward turns his face ; 4 But when he once attains the upmoft round, 4 He then unto the ladder turns his back, ' Looks in...
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The works of Shakespear, with a glossary, pr. from the Oxford ed. in quarto ...

William Shakespeare - 1747
...it disjoins Remorfe from power : and to fpeak truth of Ctfar, \ have not known when his affections fway'd More than his reafon. But 'tis a common proof,...lowlinefs is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upward turns his faŤ ; But when he: once attains the upmoft round, He then unto the ladder...
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Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Othello. An index

William Shakespeare - 1747
...disjoins '* *Remorfe from Power : and,to fpeak truth ofC*far, I have not known when his affections fway'd More than his reafon. But 'tis a common proof, ' That lowlinefs is young ambition's ladder, c ' Whereto the climber-upward turns his face j * But when he once attains the upmofl round, ' He then...
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The beauties of Shakespear: regularly selected from each play ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1752
...do bear, I can make off at pleafure, ACT II. SCENE I. f f Ambition, cover' d with fpecious Humility, But 'tis a common proof, That lowlinefs is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the. climber upward turns his face ; But when he once attains the upmoft round, He then unto the ladder...
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