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Types in these thou dost possess ;—
shrunk ! When that this body did contain a spirit, A kingdom for it was too small a bound ; But now, two paces of the vilest earth Is room enough. J. Henry IV.
It were all one That I should love a bright particular star, And think to wed it, he is so above me. k. All's Well That Ends Well. Act. I. Sc. 1.
Mark but my fall, and that that ruin'd me. Cromwell, I charge thee, fling away ambi
tion, By that, sin, fell the angels ; how can man
then, The image of his Maker, hope to win by it ?
Love thyself last ; cherish those hearts that
hate thee ; Corruption wins not more than honesty. l. Henry VIII. Act. III. Sc. 2.
There is, betwixt that smile we would aspire
to, That sweet aspect of princes, and their ruin, More Ę and fears than war or women nave. fu. Henry VIII. Act. III. Sc. 2.
The very substance of the ambitiousis merely the shadow of a dream. o. Hamlet. Act II. Sc. 2.
'Tis a common proof, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber upward turns his face ; IBut 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.
p. .Julius (aesar. Act II. Sc. 1.
Virtue is chok'd with foul ambition.
How many a rustic Milton has pass'd by,
r. ShELLEy— Queen Mab. Pt. V. St. 9.
I was born to other things.
How like a mounting devil in the heart, Rules the unreined ambition. t. WILLIs—Parrhasius.
Mad ambition trumpeteth to all. tt. WILLIs—From a Poem delivered at Yale College in 1827.