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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 American Quarterly Observer, Volume 1

Bela Bates Edwards - Theology - 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." We should be glad to quote his description of the death bed of the saint and sinner,...
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Selections from the Works of Jeremy Taylor: With Some Account of the Author ...

Jeremy Taylor - Theology - 1833 - 288 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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The Beauties of J. Taylor: Selected from His Works with an Essay on His Life ...

Jeremy Taylor - Theology - 1834 - 588 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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Dacre: A Novel, Volume 3

Lady Theresa Lewis - 1834
...fair as the morning, and full with the dew of heaven as a lamb fleece ; but when a ruder breath had dismantled its too youthful and unripe retirements,...its beauty, it fell into the portion of weeds and out-worn faces. JEBEMT TAYLOR. A FEW days afterwards, a paragraph appeared in a newspaper, which afforded...
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Selections from the works of Taylor, Hooker, Barrow [and others] by B. Montagu

Jeremy Taylor (bp. of Down and Connor.) - 1834
...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,...lost some of its leaves and all its beauty, it fell, &c. * Dedication to Holy Dying. t Holy Dying. The wild fellow in Petronius that escaped upon a broken...
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Holy Living and Dying: With Prayers: Containing the Complete Duty of a ...

Jeremy Taylor - Christian life - 1835 - 515 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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The Canterbury Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 1

1834
...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 Christian Library: A Weekly Republication of Popular Religious ..., Volume 6

Religion - 1836
...forced open its virgin modesty, and dismantled its too youthful and unripe retirements, it began to pat on darkness, and to decline to softness, and the symptoms...fell into the portion of weeds and worn-out faces."* But besides, admitting that you should live, is not TOUT inclination likely, if possible, to be less...
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The American Monthly Magazine, Volume 1; Volume 7

American literature - 1836
...cut down, with the " fair cheeks and full eyes of childhood ;" and says : — when a ruder breath had dismantled its too youthful and unripe retirements,...and at night, having lost some of its leaves and all of its beauty, it fell into the portion of weeds and worn out faces." Throughout moat of Taylor's figures...
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The Christian Library: A Reprint of Popular Religious Works, Volume 6

Christian biography - 1836
...modesty, and dismantled its too youthful and uuripe retirements, it began to put on darkness, and te decline to softness, and the symptoms of a sickly...fell into the portion of weeds and worn-out faces."* But besides, admitting that you should live, isnot Tour inclination likely, if possible, to be less...
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