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" O, how wretched Is that poor man that hangs on princes' favours ! There is, betwixt that smile we would aspire to, That sweet aspect of princes, and their ruin, More pangs and fears than wars or women have : And when he falls, he falls like Lucifer, Never... "
The Works of Shakespeare: Collated with the Oldest Copies, and Corrected - Page 359
by William Shakespeare - 1773
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School elocution : or The young academical orator

William Herbert - 1853 - 192 pages
...princes' favours ! There is betwixt that smile we would aspire to, That sweet aspect of princes and their ruin, More pangs and fears than war or women have,...And when he falls, he falls like Lucifer, Never to rise again ! JAFFIER LAMENTING HIS RUINED STATE. There's not a wretch that lives on common charity,...
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The Dublin University Magazine, Volume 41

1853
...smile we would aspire to, That sweet aspect of princes and their ruin. More pangs and fears than wars or women have ; And when he falls, he falls like Lucifer— Never to hope again." Perhaps from a not unnatural reaction, we find the third Earl of Essex the avowed enemy of courts and...
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The cruet stand, select pieces of prose and poetry, Volume 1

C. Gough - 1853
...smile we would aspire to, That sweet aspect of princes, and their ruin,* More pangs and fears than wars or women have ! And when he falls, he falls like Lucifer, Never to hope again. * Dooming to ruin. HINTS TO LADIES. IF you dance well, dance but seldom. If you dance ill, never dance...
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The Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare: Comprising Moral Philosophy ...

William Shakespeare - 1853 - 575 pages
...smile we would aspire to, That sweet aspect of princes, and their ruin, More pangs and fears than wars or women have ; And when he falls, he falls like Lucifer, Never to hope again. 25 — iii. 2. 47. The proffered means of Heaven to be embraced. The means, that heaven yields, must...
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Specimens of Greek and Latin verse: chiefly translations

Charles Rann Kennedy - 1853 - 154 pages
...smile we would aspire to, That sweet aspect of princes, and their ruin, More pangs and fears than wars or women have ; And when he falls, he falls like Lucifer, Never to hope again. — TRANSLATION FROM THE ŒDIPUS REX OF SOPHOCLES. What man is he, whom prophet-tongued Parnassus doth...
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A System of Elocution: With Special Reference to Gesture, to the Treatment ...

Andrew Comstock - 1853 - 364 pages
...would aspire to, | Thai sweei aspeci of princes, I and their ruin, | More pangs, and fears I than wars, or women have, ; And when he falls, he falls like Lu'cifer, | Never to hope WOLSEV'g FAREWELL ADDRESS TO CROMWELL. • (SHAK8PEARE.) Cromwell, I did noi think to shed a tear 1...
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The Illustrated Magazine, Volumes 25-26

1868
...we would aspire to, That sweet aspect of princes and their ruin, More pangs and fears than wars and women have ; And when he falls, he falls, like Lucifer, Never to hope again." LEAVES FROM MY MEDITERRANEAN JOURNAL. BY A NAVAL CHAPLAIN. CltAP. I. GIBRALTAR. Notwithstanding the...
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The book of English poetry, with critical and biogr. sketches of the poets

English poetry - 1853
...we would aspire to, That sweet aspect of princes, and their ruin, More pangs and fears than wars of women have ; And when he falls, he falls like Lucifer, Never to hope again. SHAKSPEAIIE. THE HAPPY LIFE. How happy is he born and taught That serveth not another's will ; Whose...
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Dictionary of Shakespearian Quotations: Exhibiting the Most Forcible ...

William Shakespeare - 1853 - 418 pages
...we would aspire to, That sweet aspect of princes, and their ruin, More pangs and fears than wars and women have ; And when he falls, he falls like Lucifer, Never to hope again. H. Vin. iii. 2. But yesterday, the word of Cassar might Have stood against the world : now lies he...
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A cyclopædia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 pages
...glassy stream. Shakspere. ASPIEATIONS. THERE is betwixt that smile we would aspire to, That sweet aspect of princes and our ruin, More pangs and fears than war or women have. Shakspere. Hence springs that universal strong desire Which all men have of immortality: Not some few...
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