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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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Remarks, Critical, Conjectural, and Explanatory, Upon the Plays of ..., Nummer 1

E. H. Seymour - 1805
...Ambition's ladder, " To which 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." 200. " Whereas*' for " where." In the third act...
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Remarks critical, conjectural, and explanatory, upon the plays of ..., Volume 1

E H. Seymour - 1805
...the ground." This thought is introduced in Julius Caesar: " • Young Ambition's ladder, " To which 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...
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A System of Rhetoric: In a Method Entirely New; Ccontaining All the Tropes ...

John Stirling - 1806 - 99 pagina’s
...and, to fpeak truth of Gafar, I have not known, when his affeftions fway'd, More than his reafon. But 'tis a common proof, That Lowlinefs is young Ambition's...round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks into the clouds, fcorning the bale degrees. By which he did afcend : fo Cafar may : Then, left hemay,...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Nummer 11

William Shakespeare - 1806
...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 his back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 380 pagina’s
...Ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upwards 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 lie did ascend. A 'gainst the FEAR (SHAKESPEARE.) COWARDS die many...
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The Plays of Shakspeare: Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson ..., Volume 10

William Shakespeare - 1807
...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,...
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Stultifera Navis; ...: The Modern Ship of Fools

William Henry Ireland - 1807 - 295 pagina’s
...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 back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend. Ambition is a gilded bubble bright, That hoodwinks...
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Stultifera navis: qua omnium mortalium narratur Stultitia : The modern ship ...

William Henry Ireland - 1807 - 295 pagina’s
...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 back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend. Ambition is a gilded bubble bright, That hoodwinks...
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The British Theatre; Or, A Collection of Plays: Which are Acted at the ...

Mrs. Inchbald - 1808
...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 back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees, By which he had ascended. So Caesar may : Then, lest he may, prevent. And...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1809
...wonder at this ; for our poet himself has told us, " -^—— 'tis a common proof, " That lowliness is young 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."— I have constantly...
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