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" Beyond the pomp of dress; for loveliness Needs not the foreign aid of ornament, But is when unadorned adorned the most. "
Minna Von Barnhelm, Oder, Das Soldatenglück, Lustspiel in Fünf Aufzügen - Page 144
by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing - 1898 - 178 pages
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Observations on the Western Parts of England: Relative Chiefly to ..., Volume 6

William Gilpin - England - 1798 - 359 pages
...adventitious ornaments ; fufficiently blefled with its own fweet groves and folitude. Such landfcape Needs not the foreign aid of ornament ; But is, when unadorned, adorned the moft, This happy retirement was once facred to religion. Verging towards one fide of the valley Hand...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser, Volume 28

1799
...adventitious ornaments ; sufficiently blessed with its own, sweet groves and solitude. " Such landscape Needs not the foreign aid of ornament; But is, when unadorned, adorned the most." ' This happy retirement was once sacred to religion. Verging towards one side of the valley stand the...
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners; with Strictures ..., Volume 15

1802
...court lady, were far more apparent than the graceful simplicity of the lovely Rosalind. The maxim " loveliness " Needs not the foreign aid of ornament, " But is, when unadorned, adorned the most'' should ever be present to the recollection of this lady. The fault alluded to was obvious to the grossest...
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The Memoirs of Charles Westcote: In which is Introduced the History of the ...

French fiction - 1807 - 323 pages
...the countenance I had seen at the masquerade, the loose dishabille she now wore certainly did : -" Loveliness " Needs not the foreign aid of ornament, " But is when unadorned, adorn 'd the most." We sat late to supper, and Monsieur Parouty would on no account permit me to return...
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Marriage, Volume 1

Susan Ferrier - 1819 - 343 pages
...is not of the opinion of our inimitable bard, who, in his charming poem, the Seasons, says, ' Beauty needs not the foreign aid of ornament ; but is, when unadorned, adorned the most.' That is a truth that ought to be impressed on every young woman's mind." Lady Juliana only stared....
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The highland castle, and the lowland cottage, Volume 3

Rosalia St. Clair (pseud.) - 1820
...artificers of female at,tire: true," and she turned towards the youthful wife with a soul-subduing smile, f Loveliness needs not the foreign aid of ornament, But is, when unadorned, adorned the most.' Yet in this world of ours a certain compliance with custom is requisite." "I thought, lady Beaumont,...
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The Munster Cottage Boy: A Tale ...

Regina Maria Roche - 1820
...effect. In Albina he saw all the native charms he admired ; she verified indeed the poet's remark, that " loveliness needs not the foreign aid of ornament, but is, when unadorned, adorned the most." — He found her what her modest dress and mild air bespoke — gentle, unassuming, yet intelligent;...
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The highland castle, and the lowland cottage, Volume 3

Rosalia St. Clair (pseud.) - 1820
...artificers of female at-tire: true," and she turned towards the youthful wife with a soul-subduing smile, ' Loveliness needs not the foreign aid of ornament, But is, when unadorned, adorned the most/ Yet in this world of ours a certain compliance with custom is requisite." "I thought, lady Beaumont,...
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The Magic Lantern; Or, Sketches of Scenes in the Metropolis

Marguerite Countess of Blessington - London (England) - 1823 - 105 pages
...always thought," replied one of the Exquisites, " these lines in Shakspeare very absurd, where he says ' Loveliness, Needs not the foreign aid of ornament, But is, when unadorned, adorned the most.' For no fine woman ever looks half so well as when she wears diamonds, or other valuable ornaments."...
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The Mysteries of St. Clair; Or, Mariette Mouline ...

Catherine George Ward - 1824 - 624 pages
...; unconscious that it is the sweetest charm that can adorn their persons, and' that beauty " wants not the foreign aid of ornament, but is, when unadorned, adorned the most." '' Yes," again repeated Sir Walte*, " by my sword and buckler, he is a fine chopping fellow, this grandsop...
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