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" 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... "
An Essay on the Writings and Genius of Shakespear Compared with the Greek ... - Pagina 214
door Mrs. Montagu (Elizabeth), Elizabeth Robinson Montagu - 1769 - 288 pagina’s
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The Beauties of the Press: With an Appendix, Containing the Speech of Arthur ...

Press, Dublin - 1800 - 650 pagina’s
...Parliament was the ladder by which you mounted to your prefent elevated, but perilous fituatioh. " But 'tis a common proof, " That lowlinefs is young ambition's...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...
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Mrs. Jordan, Volume 2

James Boadan - 1800
...pronounced aloud the following lines from the great painter of man: " O 'tis a common proof, That lowliness is young 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 in the clouds, scorning the base degrees...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, George Steevens, Samuel Johnson - 1803
...furnifhed by his Editors : nor ought we much to wonder at this ; for our poet himfelf has told us, • 'tis a common proof, That lowlinefs is young ambition's...the ladder turns his back ; Looks in the clouds." — , I have conftantly made it a rule in revifing the notes of former editors, to compare fuch paflages...
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The Adviser: Or, The Moral and Literary Tribunal ...

John Bristed - 1803
...mounted to the eminence, ard now kicked down the ladder by which he had ascended : For lowliness is young ambition's ladder ' Whereto the climber 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...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1803
...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 degrees7 By which he did ascend : So Caesar may; Then, lest he may, prevent. And,...
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King Henry VIII ; Coriolanus ; Julius Caesar ; Antony and Cleopatra

William Shakespeare - 1803
...Csefar, I have 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...fcorning the bafe degrees^) By which he did afcend : So Czefar may ; Then, left he may, prevent. And fince the quarrel Will bear no colour for the thing he...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare, Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1804
...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 ascend: So Caesar may; Then, lest he may, prevent. And, since...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1805
...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 degrees6 By which he did ascend : So Caesar may ; Then, lest he may, prevent. And,...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1805
...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 0 By which he did ascend: So Cassar may; Then, lest he may, prevent. And,...
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Notes Upon Some of the Obscure Passages in Shakespeare's Plays: With Remarks ...

John Howe Baron Chedworth - 1805 - 375 pagina’s
...ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber-upward turns his face : But when he once attains the utmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend. Mr. M. Mason is right. P. 29.— 332.— 27*. Brutus...
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