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" The letter, as I live, with all the business I writ to his holiness. Nay then, farewell ! I have touch'd the highest point of all my greatness : And, from that full meridian of my glory, I haste now to my setting. I shall fall Like a bright exhalation... "
The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the corrected copies ... - Page 209
by William Shakespeare - 1823
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The plays of Shakspere, carefully revised [by J.O.] with ..., Part 167, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1853
...letter, as I live, with all the business I writ to his holiness ! Nay then, farewell : I have touched ets it a-work: and learning, a mere hoard of gold...use. Hereof comes it that Prince Harry is valiant СплмBERLAIN. Nor. Hear the King's pleasure, cardinal : who commands you To render up the great...
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The Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare: Comprising Moral Philosophy ...

William Shakespeare - 1853 - 575 pages
...bound ; But now, two paces of the vilest earth Is room enough. 18 — v. 1 695. Departing greatness. I have touch'd the highest point of all my greatness...exhalation in the evening, And no man see me more. 25 — iii. 2. 696. The same. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, This...
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Dictionary of Shakespearian Quotations: Exhibiting the Most Forcible ...

William Shakespeare - 1853 - 418 pages
...less in pity, than his glory, which Brought them to be lamented. AC v. 2 Nay then, farewell ! I've touch'd the highest point of all my greatness! And,...exhalation in the evening, And no man see me more. H.VIII. iii. 2. Where is thy husband now ? where be thy brothers ? Where be thy two sons ? wherein...
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The Characteristics and Laws of Figurative Language

David Nevins Lord - Figures of speech - 1854 - 306 pages
...attaching them to one's self indissolubly, by the means that naturally excite and perpetuate friendship. " I have touch'd the highest point of all my greatness...exhalation in the evening, And no man see me more." SHAKSFEABI. By an elliptical metaphor, his highest official station is called his greatness, as though...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Elocution - 1854
...26. CARDINAL WOLSET, ON REING CAST OFF RY KINO HENRY VOL — /. NAT, then, farewell, I have touched the highest point of all my greatness ; And, from...exhalation in the evening, And no man see me more. So farewell to the little good you bear me. Farewell, a long farewell, to all my greatness ! This is...
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Beauties of the British Poets, with a Few Introd. Observations

George Croly (Rev., ed) - 1854
...have pitied him. WOLSEY. Nay then, farewell, I have touched the highest point of all my greatneu ; And from that full meridian of my glory, I haste now...exhalation in the evening, And no man see me more. So farewell to the little good you bear me. Farewell, a long farewell, to all my greatness ! This is...
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The Characteristics and Laws of Figurative Language

David Nevins Lord - Figures of speech - 1855 - 306 pages
...attaching them to one's self iudissolubly, by the means that naturally excite and perpetuate friendship. " I have touch'd the highest point of all my greatness...exhalation in the evening, And no man see me more." SHAKSPEARE. By an elliptical metaphor, his highest official station is called his greatness, as though...
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A Complete Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Comprising the Most Excellent ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - Quotations, English - 1855 - 570 pages
...be true. Park Benjamin. Some falla are means the happier to rise. Shake. Cymbeline. 1 're toueh' d the highest point of all my greatness : And from that...exhalation in the evening ; And no man see me more. Shah. Henry VIII. He, that tlis morn rose proudly as the sun, And breaking through a mist of elients'...
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The New Purchase, Or, Early Years in the Far West, Volume 1, Parts 1-2

Baynard Rush Hall - Bloomington (Ind.) - 1855 - 471 pages
...bid you adieu in the next and — last chapter. CHAPTEE LXII. " Nay then farewell I I havo tnuch'd the highest point of all my greatness : And from that...exhalation in the evening, And no man see me more." ABOUT the middle of October, a small Christian chapel was, one night, filled to overflowing; and deeply...
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Great Truths by great Authors

1856
...THE greatest Truths are the simplest : so are the greatest Men. <ffitteatttejSS. — Shakspeare. T HAVE touch'd the highest point of all my Greatness...exhalation in the Evening, And no man see me more. . — Sir Philip Sidney. Great, in affliction, bear a countenance more Princely than they are wont...
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