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" This many summers in a sea of glory; But far beyond my depth : my high-blown pride At length broke under me ; and now has left me, Weary, and old with service, to the mercy Of a rude stream, that must for ever hide me. "
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The Wild Ones

Matt Braun - Fiction - 2002 - 277 pages
...the Bard," Fontaine said in a dazed voice. "I have ventured like wanton boys that swim on bladders. Far beyond my depth, my high-blown pride at length broke under me." Chester nodded glumly. "Dad, no one could have said it better. We'll be lucky if we don't drown in...
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Shakespeare: The Golfer's Companion

Syd Pritchard - Humor - 2005 - 147 pages
...[Troilus and Cressida I ii 310] / have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders This many summers in a sea of glory; But far beyond my...broke under me, And now has left me, Weary and old to the mercy, Of a rude stream that must for ever hide me The surprising under achiever Th' expectancy...
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Redemption: The Life of Henry Roth

Steven G. Kellman - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 371 pages
...VIII (III, ii, 363-64) — a self-pitying soliloquy in which Cardinal Wolsey describes himself as left "Weary and old with service, to the mercy / Of a rude stream that must for ever hide me" — announces the theme: senescence. This would be just the first installment...
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Male Friendship in Shakespeare and his Contemporaries

Thomas MacFaul - Literary Criticism - 2007
...wonderfully depicted in his earlier soliloquy: I have ventur'd, Like wanton boys that swim on bladders, This many summers in a sea of glory, But far beyond my...old with service, to the mercy Of a rude stream that must for ever hide me. (lines 358—64) That these lines may be by Fletcher rather than Shakespeare...
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Henry VIII

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2011 - 352 pages
...root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, This many summers in a sea of glory, But far beyond my depth. My high-blown pride 430 At length broke under me and now has left me, Weary and old with service, to the mercy Of a rude...
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Shakespeare: Essays aus Ungarn ; ausgewählt, übertragen und mit Anmerkungen ...

András Horn - 2008 - 208 pages
...root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, This many summers in a sea of glory, But far beyond my...depth; my high-blown pride At length broke under me [. . .] Vain pomp and glory of this world, I hate ye! (III, 2, 352-363, 366) 56 You have done a brave...
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