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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... "
Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the Tatler ... - Page 46
by Nathan Drake - 1805
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The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor: With a Life of ..., Volume 4

Jeremy Taylor, Reginald Heber - Theology - 1822
...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 and unripe retirements,...its beauty, it fell into the portion of weeds and outworn faces. The same is the portion of every man and every woman ; the heritage of worms and serpents,...
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The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor: With a Life of ..., Volume 4

Jeremy Taylor, Reginald Heber - Theology - 1822
...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 and unripe retirements, it began to put on darkness, and to decline to soft. ness and the symptoms of a sickly age ; it bowed the head, and broke its stalk, and, at night,...
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The Christian Father's Present to His Children, Volume 1

John Angell James - Children - 1827
...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 and unripe retirements,...fell into the portion of weeds and worn-out faces."* But besides, admitting that you should live, is not your inclination likely, if possible, to be less...
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Death on the Pale Horse

John BRUCE (Minister of Low Hill Cemetery, Liverpool.) - Death - 1827 - 12 pages
...when a ruder breath had forced open its virgin modesty, and dismantled its too youthful and uuripe retirements, it began to put on darkness, and to decline...its beauty, it fell into the portion of weeds and outworn faces. The same is the portion of every man and every woman ; the heritage of worms and serpents,...
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The whole works of ... Jeremy Taylor, with a life of the author ..., Volume 4

Jeremy Taylor (bp. of Down and Connor.) - 1828
...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 and unripe retirements,...its beauty, it fell into the portion of weeds and outworn faces. The same is the portion of every man and every woman ; the heritage of worms and serpents,...
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The Table Book, Volume 2

William Hone - Almanacs, English - 1828
...retirements, it begins to decline to the symptoms of a sickly age ; it bows the head and breaks the stalk, and at night having lost some of its leaves, and all its beauty, falls into the lap of noisome weeds." • Oemelli, vol. v. Nspoli, 1/08. • Agellina, lib. iii....
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The Rule and Exercises of Holy Dying: Together with Prayers and Acts of ...

Jeremy Taylor - Christianity - 1831 - 228 pages
...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 and unripe retirements,...its beauty, it fell into the portion of weeds and outworn faces. The same is the portion of every man and every woman; the heritage of worms and serpents,...
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Gathered Flowers: Chiefly from the Works of the British Poets

1832 - 179 pages
...than by Bishop Jeremy Taylor, when he compares its charms and fleeting existence to the life of man. " But so I have seen a Rose newly springing from the...the symptoms of a sickly age : it bowed the head, * It is remarkable, that while Roses abound in almost all parta of the northern hemisphere, they have...
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A treatise on happiness [by J. Flamank].

James Flamank - 1833
...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 and unripe retirements,...its beauty, it fell into the portion of weeds and outworn faces." And thus, the inhabitants of the earth pass away to the retirement of the grave, "...
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The Library of the Old English Prose Writers ...: Jeremy Taylor

English literature - 1833
...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 and unripe retirements,...its beauty, it fell into the portion of weeds and outworn faces. The same is the portion of every man and every woman; the heritage of worms and serpents,...
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