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FAIR WORDS ABOUT

FAIR WOMAN.

GATHERED FROM THE POETS

BY

O. B. BUNCE.

A Gorgious Gallery of Gallant Inventions, garnished and
decked with divers dayntie devices, right delicate and delightfull,
to recreate eche modest minde withall.

TITLE OF AN OLD ENGLISH MISCELLANY.

NEW YORK:
D. APPLETONAR COMPANY,

HARVARD COLLIR LIBRARE

SHELDOI FUND
JULY 10, 1940

COPYRIGHT BY
D. APPLETON AND COMPANY,

1883.

From women's eyes this doctrine I derive :
They sparkle still the right Promethean fire;
They are the books, the arts, the academes
That show, contain, and nourish all the world.

SHAKESPEARE.

A woman of sense and manners is the finest and most delicate part of God's creation ; the glory of her Maker, and the great instance of His singular regard to man; His darling creature to whom He gave the best gift either God could bestow or man receive.

DEFOE.

Auld Nature swears, the lovely dears

Her noblest work she classes 0);
Her 'prentice han she tried on man,

An' then she made the lasses O.

BURNS.

Oh! if the loving, closed heart of a good woman should open before a man, how much controlled tenderness, how many veiled sacrifices and dumb virtues would he see reposing therein !

RICHTER.

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