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" The charms that she wielded before ; Nor knows the foul worm that he frets The skin which but yesterday fools could adore, For the smoothness it held, or the tint which it wore. Shall we build to the purple of Pride, The trappings which dizen the proud?... "
The Quarterly Review - Page 383
edited by - 1819
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Selections from the British Poets: Chronologically Arranged from Chaucer to ...

1851
...skin which, but yesterday, fools could adore, For tine smoothness it held, or the tint which it wore. Shall we build to the purple of pride, The trappings...laid aside ; And here's neither dress nor adornment allow'd, But the long winding-sheet, and the fringe of the shroud. To riches ? Alas ! 'tis in vain...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1851 - 746 pages
...The skin which but yesterday fools could adore, For the smoothness it held or the tint which it wore. Shall we build to the purple of Pride, The trappings...they are all laid aside, And here's neither dress nor adornments allowed, But the long winding-sheet and the fringe of the shroud. To Riches? Alas ! 'tis...
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The Mothers' friend, ed. by Ann Jane, Volumes 4-7

Ann Jane - 1851
...skin which but yesterday fool's could adore, For the smoothness it held or the tint which it wore. Shall we build to the purple of Pride ? The trappings which dizen the proud, Alas! they•are all laid aside, And here's neither dress nor adornment allowed, But the long winding-sheet,...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century: on the Plan of the Author's ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1853 - 785 pages
...here's neither dress nor adornment allow'd, Save the long winding-sheet and the fringe of the shroud. To Riches? Alas! 'tis in vain; Who hid in their turns have been hid ; The treasures are squander'd again; And here in the grave are all metals forbid Save the tinsel that shines on the dark...
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Poetry: selected for the use of schools and families by A. Bowman

Anne Bowman - 1856 - 292 pages
...skin which but yesterday fools could adore, For the smoothness it held, or the tint which it wore. Shall we build to the purple of Pride — The trappings which dizen the proud 1 Alas ! they are all laid aside — And here 's neither dress nor adornment allow'd, But the long...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century: On the Plan of the Author's ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1857 - 785 pages
...hut yesterday fools could adore, For the smoothuess it held or the tint which it wore. Shall we huild to the purple of Pride, The trappings which dizen...laid aside, And here's neither dress nor adornment allow'd, Save the long winding-sheet and the fringe of the shroud. To Riches ? Alas ! 'tis in vain...
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A selection of poetry; by H. Marriott

Harvey Marriott - 1859
...skin which but yesterday fools could adore For the smoothness it held, and the tint which it wore. Shall we build to the purple of Pride, The trappings...here's neither dress nor adornment allowed But the long-winding sheet, and the fringe of the shroud. To Riches ? Alas, 'tis in vain ! Who hid, in their...
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English Sacred Poetry of the Sixteenth, Seventeenth, Eighteenth & Nineteenth ...

Robert Aris Willmott - 1862 - 387 pages
...which, but yesterday, fools could adore For the smoothness it held, or the tint which it won-. 264 Shall we build to the purple of Pride, The trappings...laid aside, And here's neither dress nor adornment allow'd, But the long winding sheet, and the fringe of the shroud. To Riches l alas ! 'tis in vain,...
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Lays of the pious minstrel, selections by J.B.H.

Lays, John Bawtree Harvey - 1862 - 348 pages
...skin which but yesterday fools could adore, For the smoothness it held, or the tint which it wore. Shall we build to the purple of Pride — The trappings...aside — • And here's neither dress nor adornment allow'd, But the long winding-sheet, and the fringe of the shroud. To Riches ? Alas ! 'tis in vain...
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Gleanings from the English poets, Chaucer to Tennyson, with biogr. notices ...

English poets - 1862
...The skin which but yesterday fools could adore, For the smoothness it held or the tint which it wore. To Riches? Alas ! 'tis in vain ; Who hid in their turns have been hid; 1 The treasures are squandered again ; And here in the grave are all metals forbid, But the tinsel...
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