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" As lamps burn silent with unconscious light, So modest ease in beauty shines most bright. Unaiming charms with edge resistless fall, And she who means no mischief does it all. "
The Aurora Borealis: Or Flashes of Wit; Calculated to Drown Dull Care and ... - Page 213
1831 - 216 pages
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The British Martial: Or, An Anthology of English Epigrams: Being ..., Volume 1

Epigrams, English - 1806
...rely, When all thy other parts deceive and lye ? 106 I ' CCXXIX. MODEST BEAUTY THE MOST BEWITCHING. As lamps burn silent with unconscious light, So modest...fall, And she, who meant no mischief, does it all. * ccxxx. TO A YOUNG LADY EMBROIDERING. Arachne once, ill-fated maid, Daring Minerva to engage, Her...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - English poetry - 1822
...nature, with true taste, like ours, Please, and are pleased, and wing the guiltless hours. MODESTY. As lamps burn silent, with unconscious light, So modest...Unaiming charms with edge resistless fall, And she who means no mischief, does it all. TO A LADY. WHO SENT BACK THE TOP OF A SWEETBRIAR BRANCH, AND RETAINED...
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent British poets and ...

New elegant extracts - 1827
...destroy'd, The just made perfect, and thy faithful ones Throned in beatitude for evermore ! BISHOP. MODESTY. As lamps burn silent, with unconscious light, So modest...Unaiming charms with edge resistless fall, And she who means no mischief does it all. A. 111!: TO THE HON. AND REV. F. CORNWALLIS. IN Frolic's hour, ere serious...
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The Medical Companion: Or Family Physician; Treating of the Diseases of the ...

James Ewell - Electronic books - 1827 - 814 pages
...that he had the honour of being offered up at tiie same altar with the immaculate Ctuirlolte Corday. As lamps burn silent, with unconscious light, So modest...Unaiming charms with edge resistless fall, And she who means no mischief, does it all. HILL. • Plutarch observes, that as thistles, though noxious things...
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Laconics: Or Instructive Miscellanies, Selected from the Best Authors ...

A general reader - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1827 - 188 pages
...is without partiality, and without hypocrisy. In whom is no variableness, nor shadow of turning. JLR As lamps burn silent, with unconscious light, So modest...bright; Unaiming charms with edge resistless fall, And the who means no mischief does it all. A. Hill. As a man of pleasure, by a vain attempt to be more...
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The Christian Spectator, Volume 2

Theology - 1828
...are inseparable — " Whose god is their belly," and " whose end is destruction." THE TWO COUSINS. !l As lamps burn silent with unconscious light, So modest ease in beauty shines more bright ; Unaiming charms with edge resistless fail, And she who means no mischief does it all."...
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The Christian Spectator, Volume 2

Theology - 1828
...inseparable — " Whose god is their belly," and " whose end is destruction." THE TWO COUSINS. -• AB lamps burn silent with unconscious light, So modest ease in beauty shines more bright; Unaiming charms with edge resistless fall, And she who means no mischief does it all."...
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Laconics; or, The best words of the best authors [ed. by J. Timbs]. 1st Amer. ed

Laconics - 1829
...remember it is with human faculties as with liquors, the lightest will be ever at the -top. — Swift. CXL As lamps burn silent, with unconscious light, So modest...Unaiming charms with edge resistless fall, And she who means no mischief does it all. A. Hill. CXIL Reason is a very light rider, and easily shook off—...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 1

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...remember it is with human faculties as with liquors, the lightest will be ever at the top. — Swift: CXI. As lamps burn silent, with unconscious light, So modest...Unaiming charms with edge resistless fall, And she who means no mischief does it all. Jl. Bill CXII. cxm. After all, the most natural beauty in the world...
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Flora's Dictionary

Elizabeth Washington Wirt - Flower language - 1832 - 202 pages
...more than painting can express, Or youthful poets fancy when they love ? . . Rowe. "\ ' As lamps buru silent, with unconscious light, So modest ease in...Unaiming charms with edge resistless fall, And she who means no mischief, does it all. .1. ///'//. Bcllis. Innocence. Whose white investments figure innocence....
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