tis a common proof, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber-upward turns his face; But when he once attains the upmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees By which he did... Remarks, critical, conjectural, and explanatory, upon the plays of ... - Sivu 357tekijä(t) E. H. Seymour, Baron John Howe Chedworth, Capel Lofft, Benjamin Strutt - 1805Koko teos - Tietoja tästä teoksesta
| William Shakespeare - 1709
...More than his Reafon; But 'tis a- common Proof, That Lowlinefs is young Ambition's Ladder, Whereto **the Climber upward turns his Face; But when he once attains the** upmoft Round, But for the general. He would be crown'd—- • m He then unto the Ladder turns his... | |
| Charles Gildon - 1718
...OfLowlinefs, or Humility. But 'tis a common Proof, That Lowlinefs is young Ambition's Ladder, Whereto **the Climber upward turns his Face ; But when he once attains the** upmoft Round, He then unto the Ladder turns hi; Back, Looks in the Clouds, fcorniug the bafe Degrees... | |
| William Shakespeare, Mr. Theobald (Lewis) - 1733
...fway'd More than his reafon. But 'tis a common proof, That lowlinefs is young ambition's ladder, Whereto **the climber upward turns his face ; But when he once attains the** upmoft round, He then unto the lad*der turns his back, Looks in the clouds, fcorning the bafe degrees... | |
| Thomas Hayward, William Oldys - 1740
...the heav'ns. Lillfs Midas. 'Tis a common proof, That lowlinefs is young ambition's ladder, Whereto **the climber upward turns his face ; But when he once attains the** upmoft round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds, fcorning the bafe degrees... | |
| William Shakespeare, Sir Thomas Hanmer, Alexander Pope, Nicholas Rowe - 1745
...fway'd More than his reafon. But 'tis a common proof, That lowlinefs is young ambition's ladder, Whereto **the climber upward turns his face ; But when he once attains the** upmoft round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds, fcorning the bale degrees... | |
| William Shakespeare - 1752
...with fpecious Humility, But 'tis a common proof, That lowlinefs is young ambition's ladder, Whereto **the. climber upward turns his face ; But when he once attains the** upmoft round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the cloud., fcorning the bafe degrees... | |
| William Shakespeare - 1762
...ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upward tarns his face ; But when he once attains the utmoft **round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds,** fcorning the bafe degrees By which he did afcend : fo Cesfar may : Then, left he may, prevenr. And... | |
| William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson - 1765
...ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upward turns his face j But when he once attains the upmoft **round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds,** fcorning the * bafe degrees By which he did afcend. So C<efar may : Then, left he may, prevent. And... | |
| William Shakespeare - 1765
...More than his reafon. But 'tis a ' common proof, That lowlinefs is young ambition's ladder, Whereto **the climber upward turns his face ; But when he once attains the** upmoft round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds, fcorning the * bafe degrees... | |
| William Shakespeare - 1767
...fway'd More than his reafon. But 'tis a common proof. That lowlinefs is young ambition's ladder, Whereto **the climber upward turns his face ; But when he once attains the** upmoft round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds, fcorning the bafe degrees... | |
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