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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 Plays of William Shakspeare: King Richard III ; King Henry VIII ...

William Shakespeare, Alexander Chalmers - Azerbaijan - 1847
...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...exhalation in the evening, And no man see me more. VOL. VI. Re-enter the Dukes of NORFOLK and SUFFOLK, the Earl of SURREY, and the Lord Chamberlain. Nor....
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Elements of Criticism: With Analyses, and Translation of Ancient and Foreign ...

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1847 - 504 pages
...excites the imagination; I've touch'd the highest point of all my greatness, Wolsey. Nay, then, farewell: And from that full meridian of my glory I haste now...exhalation in the evening, And no man see me more. Henry V11J. Act III. Sc. 2. But it will be a better illustration of the present head, to give examples...
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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

Quotations, English - 1847 - 506 pages
...FORGETFULN ESS — OBLIVION. 1. I 've touch'd the highest point of all my greatness ; And from the full meridian of my glory I haste now to my setting....exhalation in the evening, And no man see me more ! SHAKSPEARE. 2. The swallowing gulf Of dark oblivion and deep despair. 3. 'Tis far off; And rather...
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Observations on the Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Chiefly ..., Volume 2

Brand - Christian antiquities - 1849
...had his day, and must speedily say 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." The following allusion to the roast pig is from Poor Robin's Almanack for 17-40 : " If women that with...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare...: Embracing a Life of ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1850
...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...exhalation in the evening, And no man see me more. KING HENRY VIII. 197 Re-enter the DUKES of NORFOLK 1 and SUFFOLK, the EARL of SURREY, and the Lord...
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Beauties of the British Poets ...

George Croly - English poetry - 1850 - 395 pages
...have pitied him. WOLSEY. Nay then, farewell, I have touched the highest point of all my greatncM ; 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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Class Book of Prose and Poetry: Consisting of Selections from the Best ...

Truman Rickard, Hiram Orcutt - English language - 1850 - 120 pages
...Cardinal Wohey. — SHAKSFEARE. Nay then, farewell I have touched the highest point of all my greatness ; And from that full meridian of my glory, I haste now...shall fall Like a bright exhalation in the evening, 5 And no man see me more. So farewell to the little good you bear me. Farewell, a long farewell, to...
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Apophthegms from the plays of Shakespeare, by C. Lyndon

William Shakespeare - 1850
...hour.—SITR. III., 2. I have touch'd the highest point of all my greatness : and, from that full meridan of my glory, I haste now to my setting. I shall fall...bright exhalation in the evening, and no man see me more.—WOL. III., 2. The king has cur'd me, I humbly thank his grace ; and from these shoulders, these...
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Dictionary of Shakespearian Quotations: Exhibiting the Most Forcible ...

William Shakespeare - 1851 - 418 pages
...them to be lamented. AC v. 2 Nay then, farewell ! I've tonch'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. //. 111. iii 2. Where is thy husband now 1 where be thy brothers ? Where be thy two sons ? wherein...
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Half hours of English history, selected and illustr. by C. Knight, Volume 1

English history - 1851
...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 Like...
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