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We must be brief, when traitors brave the field.
An honest tale speeds best, being plainly told.
Thus far into the bowels of the land
True hope is swift, and Alies with swallows' wings ;
The early village cock
A thing devised by the enemy. *
- A horse ! a horse ! my kingdom for a horse !
* Often quoted thus
" A weak invention of the enemy,” which is the expression used in the acting play.
I have set
upon a cast, And I will stand the hazard of the die.
KING HENRY VIII.
Heaven is above all yet ; there sits a judge
Scene 1. That no king can corrupt.
And then to breakfast with What appetite you have. .
I have touch'd the highest point of all my greatness ;
Farewell, a long farewell, to all my greatness !
And when he thinks, good easy man, full surely
and fears than wars or women have ; And when he falls, he falls like Lucifer, Never to hope again.
Still in thy right hand carry gentle peace,
Had I but serv'd my God with half the zeal
An old man, broken with the storms of state,
So may he rest, his faults lie gently on him!
Men's evil manners live in brass ; their virtues
He was a scholar, and a ripe and good one ;
This Triton of the minnows.
A name unmusical to the Volscians' ears,
your Volsces in Corioli ; Alone I did it.
Scene 5. JULIUS CAESAR.
He doth bestride the narrow world Like a Colossus,
Let me have men about me that are fat;
LIBRARY Lowliness is young ambition's ladder,
UNIVERSI" I Whereto the climber upward turns his face ;
OF CANOPPIE 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.
Between the acting of a dreadful thing,
When beggars die, there are no comets seen ;
Cowards die many times before their deaths ;