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... Aphorisms from Shakespeare - Pagina 108de William Shakespeare, Capel Lofft - 1812 - 456 paginiVizualizare completă - Despre această carte
| Andrew Becket - 1787 - 470 pagini
...ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upwards 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 By which he did afcend. Julius C<efar, A. 2. S. t. Ah ! gracious lord, thefe... | |
| William Shakespeare - 1790
...not known when his affe&ions fway'd More than his reafon. But 'tis a common proof 7 , 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 8 , Looks in the clouds, fcorning thebafedegrees'... | |
| William Shakespeare - 1793
...not known when his affections 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... | |
| William Shakespeare - 1795
...fway'd More than his reafon. But 'tis a common proof, • That lowlinefs is young ambition's ladder, 4 **Whereto the climber-upward turns his face ; •'But when he once attains the** upmoft round, ' He then unto the ladder turns his back, 4'Looks in the clouds, fcorning.the bafe degrees... | |
| 1796
...Ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber- upward turns his fac;; But when he once attains the upmoft **round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds,** fcorning the baie de" • ' grees By which he did afcend. • So Casfar may i Then, left he may, prevent.... | |
| Vicesimus Knox - 1796 - 1008 pagini
...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 dégreci By which he did alcend. Coiffiracy dreadful till executed. Between the acting... | |
| William Shakespeare - 1797
...not known when his affections 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... | |
| William Shakespeare - 1798
...not known when his affections 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** upmofr. round, He then unto the ladder turns his back ; Looks in the clouds, fcorning the bafe degrees... | |
| James Boadan - 1800
...Ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upward turns his face: But when he once attains the topmost **round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks...scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend."** —Julius Casar, 1623, p. 114. Such a quotation .operated like an extinguisher upon poor human vanity,... | |
| William Shakespeare - 1800
...his reafon. But 'tis a common proof, That lowlinefs is young ambition's ladder, . lf-/. -2. Scene. /. **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 bafc degrees... | |
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