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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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The Lakeside Monthly, Volume 1

Francis Fisher Broune - 1869
...night, "Would God the day were here," And say at dawn, " Would God the day were dead." — Swinburne. RICHES. — Alas! 'tis in vain; Who hid in their turns have been hid; And here in the grave are all metals forbid, Save the tinsel that shines on the dark coffin -lid. —...
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A Household Book of English Poetry, Issue 160

1870 - 438 pages
...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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Class-book of English Poetry from Chaucer to Tennyson

Daniel Scrymgeour - 1870 - 597 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 ! 't is in vain...
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Our Poetical Favorites: A Selection from the Best Minor Poems of the English ...

Asahel Clark Kendrick - 1871 - 449 pages
...purple of Pride ? To 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, and the fringe of the shroud To Riches ? Alas, 't is in vain ! Who hid, in their turns have been hid: The treasures are squandered...
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Our Poetical Favorites: A Selection from the Best Minor Poems of the English ...

Asahel Clark Kendrick - 1871 - 449 pages
...adore. For the smoothness it held, or the tint which it wore. Shall we build to the purple of Pride ? To 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, and the fringe of the shroud....
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Sunday Evenings at Northcourt

George Etell Sargent - 1872 - 362 pages
...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...allowed, But the long winding-sheet and the fringe of the sliroud To Riches ? Alas ! 'tis in vain — Who hid, in their turns have been hid — • The treasures...
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A Garland of Poetry by Yorkshire Authors, Or Relating to Yorkshire

Abraham Holroyd - 1873 - 198 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...neither dress nor adornment allowed, But the long winding sheet and the fringe of the shroud. To Riches? alas I 'tis in vain — Who hid, in their turn...
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Encyclopaedia of English & American Poetry from Caedmon & King Alfred's ...

Samuel Orchart Beeton - 1873
...The skin which but yesterday fools could adore, For the smoothness it held or the tin twhich it wore. s W" Z mP [ R<1̲= ) VF 6 h ? g-` ixV@~ iy lk vA :5`i kd adornments allow'd, But the long winding-sheet and the fringe of the shroud. To Biches ? Alas Г 'tis...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1874 - 534 pages
...The skin that 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 allowed. Save the long winding-sheet and the fringe of the shroud. To Riches? Alas, 'tis in vain ; Who hide...
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The sacred harp, a book of devotional poetry

Sacred harp - 1874 - 162 pages
...The skin that 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 allowed Save the long winding-sheet and the fringe of the shroud. To Riches ? Alas, 'tis in vain ; Who hid...
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