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" But so have I seen a rose newly springing from the clefts of its hood, and at first it was fair as the morning, and full with the dew of heaven, as a lamb's fleece ; but when a ruder breath had forced open its virgin modesty, and dismantled its too youthful... "
The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction - Page 188
1833
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805 - 408 pages
...lamb's fleece : but when a ruder breath had forced open its virgin-modesty, and dismantled its too youthful and unripe retirements, it began to put on...symptoms of a sickly age : it bowed the head, and broke its stalk, and at night having lost some of its leaves and all its beauty, it fell into the portion...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical: Illustrative of the Tatler ...

Nathan Drake - Tatler (London, England : 1709) - 1805
...lamb's fleece : but when a ruder breath had forced open its virgin-modesty, and dismantled its too youthful and unripe retirements, it began to put on...symptoms of a sickly age : it bowed the head, and broke its stalk, and at night having lost some of its leaves and all its beauty, it fell into the portion...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1805
....tntl disits too youthi'ul and uniij>e7etorenien«e, v{-beg»u in pat«a darkness, and to decline tcr softness and the symptoms of a sickly age; it bowed the head, and broke its stalk ; and at night, having lost some of its leaves and all its beauty, it fell into the portion...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...lamb's fleece ; but when a ruder breath had forced open its virgin modesty, and dismantled its too youthful and unripe retirements, it began to put on darkness, and to decline to softness and the MAY. THOMAS MAY, poet and historian, was descended of an ancient family at Mayfield, in Sussex, and...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the close of ...

George Burnett - 1807
...modesty, and dismantled its too yo.ithful and unripe retireaients, it began to pu!. on .-l,i;;, ness, and to decline to softness and th-e symptoms of a sickly age ; ft bowed the head, and broke its stalk, and at night, having lost some of its leaves, and all its...
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The Lady's Weekly Miscellany, Volume 7

1808
...virgin modesty, and dismantled its too youthful retirements, it began to put on darkness, and to recline to softness and the symptoms of a sickly age ; it bowed the head, and broke its stalk; arid at night, having lost some of its leaves, and all its beauty, fe!l into the' portion...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1813
...lamb's fleece ; but when a ruder breath had forced open its virgin modesty, and dismantled its too youthful and unripe retirements, it began to put on...symptoms of a sickly age ; it bowed the head, and broke its stalk, and at night, having lost some of its leaves, and all its beauty, it fell into the portion...
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The rule and exercises of holy dying

Jeremy Taylor (bp. of Down and Connor.) - Prayer-books - 1814 - 344 pages
...a lamb's fleece: but when a ruder breath had forced open its virgin modesty, and dismantled its too youthful and unripe retirements, it began to put on...symptoms of a sickly age; it bowed the head, and broke its stalk, end at night having lost some of its leaves, and all its beauty, it fell into the portion...
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Time's Telescope

Almanacs, English - 1817
...lamb's fleece ; but when a ruder breath had farced open its virgin modesty, and dismantled its too youthful and unripe retirements, it began to put on...symptoms of a sickly age ; it bowed the head, and broke its stalk; and, at night, having lost some of its leaves, and all its beauty, it fell into the portion...
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: Delivered at ...

William Hazlitt - Dramatists, English - 1821 - 356 pages
...lamb's fleece ; but when a ruder breath had forced open its virgin modesty, and dismantled its too youthful and unripe retirements, it began to put on...symptoms of a sickly age, it bowed the head and broke its stalk, and at night, having lost some of its leaves, and all its beauty, it fell into the portion...
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