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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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An historical account of the episcopal see, and cathedral church, of Sarum

William Dodsworth (verger.) - 1814
...third 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, as...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...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...ripening, nips his 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...
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Characters of Shakespear's Plays

William Hazlitt - 1817 - 352 pages
...killing frost; Arid—when he thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a ripening—nips his 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...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 122

England - 1877
...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, as I do. I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, These many summers in a sea of glory ; Hut...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1817 - 407 pages
...frost, And when he thinks, good easy man, full surely H's greatness is a ripening, nips his shoot — And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, Thewa many summers in a sea of glory ; But far beyond my depth ; my high blown pride...
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Characters of Shakespeare's Plays

William Hazlitt - 1818 - 323 pages
...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 en bladders, These many summers in a sea of glory ; But far beyond by depth : my high-blown pride...
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The Family Shakspeare: In Ten Volumes; in which Nothing is Added ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1818
...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, This many summers in a sea of glory ; But far beyond my depth : my high-blown pride...
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Characters of Shakespeare's Plays

William Hazlitt - 1818 - 323 pages
...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, These many summers in a sea of glory ; But far beyond by depth : my high-blown pride...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1818
...killing frost; . And,—when he thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a ripening,-—nips his 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...
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Young Gentleman and Lady's Explanatory Monitor: A Selection from the Best ...

Rufus W. Adams - Children's literature - 1818 - 260 pages
...frost, And when hs thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a ripening, nips his siioot 4 And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, Tlicse many summers in a sea of glory, Cut far beyond my <lept!: ; my high blown...
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