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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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English Sacred Poetry of the Sixteenth, Seventeenth, Eighteenth, and ...

Robert Aris Willmott - 1863 - 387 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...laid aside, And here's neither dress nor adornment allow'd, But the long winding sheet, and the fringe of the shroud. To Riches 1 alas ! 'tis in vain,...
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Half-hours with our sacred poets [an anthology] ed. by A.H. Grant

Half hours - 1863
...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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Life-lights of song, ed. by D. Page, Volume 3; Volume 57

Life-lights - 1864
...here 's neither dress nor adornments allowM, But 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 But the tinsel that shines on the dark...
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The World's Way: Lays of Life and Labour

1864 - 304 pages
...here 's neither dress nor adornments allow'd, But 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 But the tinsel that shines on the dark...
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The Ackworth reading book, being selections from the best English authors in ...

Ackworth sch - 1865
...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, t And here's neither dress nor adornment allowed, But the long winding-sheet...
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The Standard poetry book, selected from the best authors

Standard poetry book - 1866 - 274 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...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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Christ and the Twelve: Or Scenes and Events in the Life of Our Saviour and ...

Josiah Gilbert Holland - 1867 - 492 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 which dizen the proud ? t Alas ! they are all laid aside, And here's neither dress nor adornment allowed, But the long winding...
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A household book of English poetry, selected with notes by R.C. Trench

Richard Chenevix Trench (abp. of Dublin) - 1868
...skin which but yesterday fools could adore, For the smoothness it held, or the tint which it wore. 15 Shall we build to the purple of Pride — The trappings...; And here's neither dress nor adornment allowed, 19 But the long winding-sheet and the fringe of the shroud. To Riches ? alas ! 'tis in vain ; Who hid,...
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English Literature of Nineteenth Century: On the Plan of the Author's ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1869 - 798 pages
...The skin that but yesterday fools could adore For the nmoothness 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, Save the long winding-sheet and the fringe of the shroud. To Riches ! Alas ! 'tis in vain...
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The Church Seasons: Historically and Poetically Illustrated

Alexander Henley Grant - 1869 - 511 pages
...which but yesterday fools could adore, For the smoothness it held or the tint which it wore. Shall wo build to the purple of Pride, The trappings which...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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