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" 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 ; and now has left me, Weary, and old with service, to the mercy Of a rude stream, that must for... "
The Works of Mr. William Shakespear;: In Six Volumes. Adorn'd with Cuts - Page 1748
by William Shakespeare - 1709
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The Works of Shakespeare: Collated with the Oldest Copies, and ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1773
...third day pomes a froft, a killing froft ; And when he thinks, good eafy man, full furely His greatnefs is a ripening, nips his root ; And then he falls,...ventur'd, Like little wanton boys, that fwim on bladders, The/e many fummers in a fea of glory : But far beyond my depth : my high-blown pride At length broke...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare. In Ten Volumes: King Richard III ; King ...

William Shakespeare - 1773
...fneaping froft That bites the firft-born infants of the fpring. So Milton in Satnpfon Aganiflest R z And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys, that fwim on bladders, Thefe many fummers in a fea of glory ; But far beyond my depth: my high-blown pride At length broke...
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The Beauties of Shakespear: Regularly Selected from Each Play. With a ...

William Shakespeare - 1780
...third day comes a froft, a killing froft. And when he thinks, good eafy man, full furely His greatnefs is a ripening, nips his root; And then he falls, as...do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys, that fwrm on bladders, Thefe many fummers in a fea of glory, But far beyond my depth i my high blown pride...
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Free Thoughts on Despotic and Free Governments: As Connected with the ...

Joseph Townsend - Despotism - 1781 - 316 pages
...third day comes a froft, a killing frofl ; And when he thinks, good eafy man, full furely His greatnefs is a ripening, nips his root; And then he falls, as I do. I have ventured, Like little wanton boys, that fwira on bladders, Thefe many fummers in a fea of glory : But...
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A Course of Lectures on Oratory and Criticism

Joseph Priestley - Criticism - 1781 - 374 pages
...third day comes a froft, a killing froft, And when he thinks, good eafy man ! full furely His greatnefe is a ripening, nips his root ; And then he falls as I do. I have ventured, . • . Like little wanton boys that fwim on bladders, Thefe many fummers on a fea of glory,...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1785 - 405 pages
...froft, And when he thinks, good eafy man, full furely His greatnefs is a-ripening, nips his moot ; And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys, that fwim on bladders, Thefe many fummers in a fea of glory ; But far beyond my depth : my high-blown pride , At length broke...
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Select lessons in prose and verse, from various authors, to which are added ...

Select lessons - 1785
...And when he thinks, good eafy Man, full furely His Greatnefs is a ripening, nips his Root ; And then falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton Boys that fwim on Bladders, Thefe many Summers, in a Sea of Glory ; But far beyond my Depth: My high-blown Pride At length broke...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare ...

William Shakespeare - 1785
...expreifiou of nips, is j after too in this reading. He has the fame thought in Levi't Labour Loft : And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that fv.'im on bladders, Thefe many Cummers in a Cea of glory ; But far beyond rny depth : 'my high-blown...
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King Henry VIII. Coriolanus

William Shakespeare - 1788
...day, comes a frost, a killing frost ; And— when he thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a ripening — nips his root, And then he falls,...do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, 6so These many summers in a sea of glory ; But far beyond my depth : my high-blown...
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Prolusiones poeticę; or, A selection of poetical exercises, in Greek, Latin ...

Prolusiones - 1788
...frofl, And when he thinks, good eafy man, full furely His greatnefs is a ripening, nips his fhoot ; And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys, that fwim on bladders, Thcfe many fummers in a fea of glory ; But far beyond my depth : my high blown pride At length broke...
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