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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
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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1875 - 352 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...dizen the proud? Alas ! they are all laid aside ; And here 'a neither dress nor adornment allowed, But the long winding-sheet and the fringe of the shroud....
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1875 - 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 which dizen the prond ? Alas! they are all laid aside, And here's neither dress nor adornment allowed, Save the long...
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The Speaker's Garland and Literary Bouquet: Combining 100 Choice Selections ...

1876
...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...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 squandered...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - 1876
...The skin which but yesterday fools could adore, For the smoothness it held or the tint which it wore. ourhood, this truth is so well fixed in the minds...surrounding families, that he is considered as the rig here 's neither dress nor adornments allowed. But the long winding-sheet and the fringe of the shroud....
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A NEW LIBRARY OF POETRY AND SONG

WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT - 1876
...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...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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Poems of Places: England and Wales, Volume 3

1876
...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...dizen the proud? Alas! they are all laid aside, And here 's neither dress nor adomment allowed, Save the long winding-sheet and the fringe of the shroud....
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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1876
...purple of Pride — The trappings whieh 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 turn have been hid : The treasures are squandered...
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Our Poetical Favorites, Second Series: A Selection from the Best Monor Poems ...

1876 - 543 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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Single Famous Poems

Rossiter Johnson - 1877 - 285 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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Single Famous Poems

Rossiter Johnson - 1877 - 285 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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