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" 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 in the evening, And no man see me more. "
The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Richard III. Henry VIII. Troilus ... - Page 251
by William Shakespeare - 1826
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The Young Man's Book of Elegant Poetry: Comprising Selections from the Works ...

American poetry - 1838 - 320 pages
...WOLSEY'S SPEECH TO CROMWELL. NAY then, farewell. I have tourh'd the highest point of all my greatness ; 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 poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838
...CARDINAL WOLSEY ON HIS FALL. NAY then, farewell ! I have touched the highest point of all my greatness ; And, from that full meridian of my glory, I haste...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...
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The wisdom and genius of Shakspeare: comprising moral philosophy ...

William Shakespeare - 1838
...mould, But with the aid of use. 15— i. 3. 18 I have touch'd the highest point of all my greatness ; And, from that full meridian of my glory, I haste...exhalation in the evening, And no man see me more. 25 — iii. 2. 19 I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, This many summers...
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Ella; Or, The Emperor's Son, Volume 1

Camden Elizabeth Lambert - 1838
...CHAPTER XV. Nay then farewell ! I have touched the highest point of all my greatneis, And from the full meridian of my glory, I haste now to my setting...exhalation in the evening, And no man see me more. Shakespeare. THE midnight hour had chimed its solemn warning from every steeple in Vienna. The vast...
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The complete works of William Shakspeare, with notes by the most ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1838
...way, if it take right, in spite of fortune Will bring me off again. What's this— To the Pope Л he it. SCENE IV. — Other Plains of Gascony. Enter SOMERSET...his Forces ; an Officer of Talbot's with him. Som. greatness. And, from that full meridian of my glory, I bate now to my setting : I shall fall bike a...
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Shakspearian Readings: Selected and Adapted for Young Persons and Others

William Shakespeare, Benjamin Humphrey Smart - English drama - 1839 - 453 pages
...I wrote to' his holiness. Nay, then, farewell! I 've touch'd the highest point of all my greatness, And, from that full meridian of my glory, I haste...exhalation in the evening, And no man see me more. The four lords re-enter: Surrey speaks : [Surrey.] Hear the king's pleasure, Cardi'nal; who comTo render...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: Henry IV, pt. 2. Henry V. Henry VI ...

William Shakespeare - 1839
...writ to his holiness. Nay, then, farewell ! I have touched the highest point of all my greatness ; And, from that full meridian of my glory, I haste...Like a bright exhalation in the evening, And no man sec me more. Re-enter the DUKES of NORFOLK ' and SUFFOLK, the EARL of SURREY, and the Lord Chamberlain....
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1839
...know A way, if it take right, in spite of fortune Will bring me off again. What's this—To the pope ! The letter, as I live, with all the business I writ...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 •...
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Lady Jane Grey; an historical romance

Thomas Miller - 1840
...dug for him. CHAPTER VI. Nay then, farewell ! I have touched the highest point of all my greatness, And from that full meridian of my glory, I haste now...exhalation in the evening, And no man see me more ! Treason has done his worst; nor steel, nor poison, Malice domestic, foreign levy, nothing, Oan touch...
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Visits to Remarkable Places: Old Halls, Battle Fields, and Scenes ...

William Howitt - Durham (England) - 1840 - 526 pages
...destruction, certain, and at hand. Nay, then, farewell ! 1 have touched the highest point of all my greatness; And from that full meridian of my glory I haste now...exhalation in the evening, And no man see me more. In the contemplation of Wolsey in his fallen condition, we are so much affected by his humility, his...
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