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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 DRAMATIC WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE; ILLISTARTED; EMBRACING A LIFE OF ... - Page 25
1851
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1803
...Caesar, 1 have not known when his affections sway'd More than his reason. But 'tis a common proof,' That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto...turns his back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees7 By which he did ascend : So Caesar may; Then, lest he may, prevent. And, since the quarrel...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare, Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1804
...Caesar, I have not known when his affections sway'd More than his reason. But 'tis a common proof, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto...may, prevent. And, since the quarrel Will bear no colour for the thing he is, Fashion it thus; that what he is, augmented, Would run to these, and these...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1805
...Caesar, I have not known when his affections sway'd More than his reason. But 'tis a common proof, 5 That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto...back, Looks in the clouds> scorning the base degrees 0 By which he did ascend: So Cassar may; Then, lest he may, prevent. And, since the quarrel Will bear...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1805
...Caesar, I have not known when his affections sway'd More than his reason. But 'tis a common proof,5 That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto...turns his back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees6 By which he did ascend : So Caesar may ; Then, lest he may, prevent. And, since the quarrel...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Issue 11

William Shakespeare - 1806
...reason. But '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...may, prevent. And, since the quarrel Will bear no colour for the thing he is, Fashion it thus; that what he is, augmented, Would run to these, and these...
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The Plays of Shakspeare: Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson ..., Volume 10

William Shakespeare - 1807
...Caesar, I have not known when his affections sway'd More than his reason. But 'tis a common proof, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto...may, prevent. And, since the quarrel Will bear no colour for the thing he is, Fashion it thus ; that what he is, augmented, Would run to these, and these...
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Stultifera Navis: Qua Omnium Mortalium Narratur Stultitia : The Modern Ship ...

William Henry Ireland - Fools and jesters - 1807 - 295 pages
...introduction here : Tis a common proof, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upwards turns his face; But when he once attains the upmost...scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend. Ambition is a gilded bubble bright, That hoodwinks sense, and blinds the keenest sight ; A specious...
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Stultifera Navis; ...: The Modern Ship of Fools

William Henry Ireland - Satire, English - 1807 - 295 pages
...here : 'Tis a common proof, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, . Whereto the climber upwards turns his face ; But when he once attains the upmost...scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend. Ambition is a gilded bubble bright, That hoodwinks sense and blinds the keenest sight; A specious phantom,...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, with Explanatory Notes ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough - 1807
...disjoins Remorse'from power : And, to spcaklru th of Ciesar, I have not known when his aflections sway'd er borrowed grave, Being the time the potion's force...should cease. But he, which bore my letter, friar John, Onto the ladder turns his back ; Looks in the clouds, scorning tlie base degrees ' By which he did...
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The British Theatre; Or, A Collection of Plays: Which are Acted at the ...

Mrs. Inchbald - English drama - 1808
...reason. But 'tis a common proof, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upwards turns his face ; But when he once attains the upmost...the clouds, scorning the base degrees, By which he had ascended. So Caesar may : Then, lest he may, prevent. And since the quarrel Will bear no colour,...
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