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... Mrs. Jordan - 71 psl.autoriai: James Boadan - 1800Visos knygos peržiūra - Apie šią knygą
| Mrs. Montagu (Elizabeth) - 1772 - 304 psl.
...that imperial power may change the conduct of the man. BRUTUs. '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 - 1773 - 482 psl.
...not known when his affeilions 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, . , I , ., He then unto the ladder turns his back ? Looks in the clouds, fcorning the... | |
| William Shakespeare - 1793 - 860 psl.
...himfelf has told us, 'tis a common proof, " That lowlinefs is young ambition's ladder, VoL. I. D d " **Whereto the climber upward turns his face; " But when he once attains the** upraoft round, " He then unto the ladder turns his back; " Looks in the clouds." I have conftantly... | |
| Vicesimus Knox - 1796 - 476 psl.
...oft' at pleafure. ¿million, covered with factious 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 clouds, fcorning the bafe dégreci... | |
| Press, Dublin - 1800 - 682 psl.
...mounted to your prefent elevated, but perilous fituatioh. " But 'tis a common proof, " That lowlinefs **is young ambition's ladder, " Whereto the climber...turns his face : ' " But when he once attains the** toprnoft round, ' He then unto the ladder turns his back, v Scorning the means by which, he did... | |
| John Bristed - 1803 - 326 psl.
...he had mounted to the eminence, ar»d now kicked down the ladder by which he had ascended : « For **lowliness is young ambition's ladder ' Whereto the...upward turns his face ; * But when he once attains the** utmost round, * lie then unto the ladder turn his back j ' Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees... | |
| William Shakespeare, George Steevens, Samuel Johnson - 1803 - 542 psl.
...much to wonder at this ; for our poet himfelf has told us, '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." , I have conftantly... | |
| William Shakespeare - 1803 - 490 psl.
...And, to speak truth of Caesar, 1 have not known when his affections sway'd More than his reason. But **'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-... | |
| William Shakespeare - 1803 - 384 psl.
...not known when his affeclions fway'd More than his reafon. But 'tis a common proof,(4) 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 - 1804 - 648 psl.
...And, to speak truth of Caesar, I have not known when his affections sway'd More than his reason. But **'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... | |
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