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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. "
Select lessons in prose and verse, from various authors, to which are added ... - Page 60
by Select lessons - 1785
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare. Whittingham's ed, Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1814
...root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, This many summers in a sea of glory ; But far beyond my...me, Weary, and old with service, to the mercy Of a rnde stream, that must for ever hide me. Vam pomp, and glory of this world, 1 hate ye; I feel my heart...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - Elocution - 1814 - 230 pages
...; And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, These many summers in a 'sea of glory, But far beyond my depth ; my high-blown prule At length broke under me ; and, now, has left me, Weary and old with service, to the mercy Of...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1814 - 407 pages
...— And then he falls, as 1 do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, These 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, j Weary and old with service, to...
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An historical account of the episcopal see, and cathedral church, of Sarum

William Dodsworth (verger.) - 1814
...root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd Like little wanton boys, that swim on bladders, These 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...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...rogt, And then he falls, as I do. I hare 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 [me, At length broke under me ; and now has left Weary, and old with service, to the mercy Of a rude...
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Psychology of Learning and Motivation, Volume 22

Psychology - 1989 - 370 pages
...running. (Virginia Wolfe) 6. I have ventured, /Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, /This many summers in a sea of glory; /But far beyond my...with service, to the mercy /Of a rude stream, that must for ever hide me. (William Shakespeare) 7. The glorious lamp of heaven, the sun. (Robert Herrick)...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 114

England - 1873
...before us an undeniable failure. "I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim ou bladders, This many summers in a sea of glory ; But far beyond my...with service, to the mercy Of a rude stream, that must for ever hide me." We are mistaken if ever — no matter what politics may be in the ascendant...
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Proverbs

Kenneth T. Aitken - Religion - 1986 - 264 pages
...Wolsey bitterly discovered: . . . I have ventur'd. Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, This many summers in a sea of glory; But far beyond my...with service, to the mercy Of a rude stream, that must forever hide me. (b) The Sin of Pride. The connection between the first and second lines of 21:4...
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Nuclear Weapons: The Balance of Terror, the Quest for Peace

A. J. C. Edwards - History - 1986 - 275 pages
...brush? Has zeal outrun discretion? Have I ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders This many summers in a sea of glory: But far beyond my depth? Some readers may think so. If they do, I offer no defence. I ask them, too, to forgive me. Wimbledon...
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An Audition Handbook of Great Speeches

Jerry Blunt - Acting - 1990 - 207 pages
...root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd. 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 Weary and old with service, to the mercy Of a rude stream, that must for ever hide me. Vain pomp and...
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