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... The Monthly chronicle; a national journal - Seite 71840Vollansicht - Über dieses Buch
| William Shakespeare - 1807
...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...clouds, scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend** : So Caesar may ; Then, lest he may, prevent. And, since the quarrel Will bear no colour for the thing... | |
| Mrs. Inchbald - 1808
...common proof, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upwards turns his face ; **But when he once attains the upmost round, He then...the clouds, scorning the base degrees, By which he** had ascended. So Caesar may : Then, lest he may, prevent. And since the quarrel Will bear no colour,... | |
| William Shakespeare - 1808 - 78 Seiten
...common proof, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upwards turns his face ; **But when he once attains the upmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his** hack, 2 Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees^ By which ho had ascended. So Caesar may : Then,... | |
| William Shakespeare - 1809
...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,1 Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees2 By which he did ascend : So Caesar may ; Then,... | |
| William Shakespeare - 1809
...common proof,o 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,1 Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees2 By which he did ascend : So Caesar may ; Then,... | |
| William Shakespeare - 1809
...ambition's ladder, ' Whereto the climber upward turns his face; * But when lie once attains the utmost **round ' He then unto the ladder turns his back; ' Looks in the clouds."—** I have constantly made it a rule in revising the notes of former editors, to compare such passages... | |
| Elizabeth Robinson Montagu, Mrs. Montagu (Elizabeth) - 1810 - 296 Seiten
...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...scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend.** So Caesar may ; Then lest he may, prevent. How averse he is to the means, by which he he is to deliver... | |
| Elizabeth Robinson Montagu - 1810 - 296 Seiten
...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,** , , . « i] . , • • Looks in the clouds, scorning the base, degrees By which he did ascend. So... | |
| William Shakespeare - 1811
...common proof t, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, "Whereto the climber-upward turns his face: **But when he once attains the upmost round, He then...scorning the base degrees % By which he did ascend** : So Cassar may; Then, lest he may, prevent. And, since the quanel Will bear no colour for the thing... | |
| William Shakespeare - 1811
...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...turns his back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base** degrees6 By which he did ascend : So Cxsar may ; Then, lest he may, prevent. And, since the quarrel... | |
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