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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 Evergreen, Volume 1

New York (N.Y.) - 1840
...decline to softness and the symptoms of 2'ttlyage; it bowed the head, and broke its stalk, and at agin, having lost some of its leaves and all its beauty, it fell '4'i the portion of weeds and outworn fences. THe same u the portion of every man and every woman ;...
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The Ladies' Repository, Volume 1

Methodist Episcopal Church - 1841
...the dews 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. — Bishop Taylor. 240 THE OCEAN. Original. THE OCEAN. RТ ,•O!:•, E. EDWARDS. Tик moment in...
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The Ladies' Repository, Volume 1

1841
...the dews 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,...having lost some of its leaves, and all its beauty, it fell.—Biihop Taylor. Original. THE OCEAN. RT jrmv E. EDWARDS. TRE moment in which I caught a first...
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The sentiment of flowers; or, Language of flora, by R. Tyas

Robert Tyas - Flower language - 1842 - 365 pages
...to put on darkness, and decline to softness, and the symptoms of a sickly age came on ; it bowed its head and broke its stalk ; and at night having lost some of its leaves, and all its beauty, it fell with the portion of weeds and outworn faces." Go! lovely rose I Tell her that wastes her time, and...
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Characters of Shakespeare's Plays

William Hazlitt - 1845 - 229 pages
...the dew of heaven, as the lamb's fleece ; but when a ruder brcuth had forced open its virgin modesty, and dismantled its too youthful and unripe retirements,...its beauty, it fell into the portion of weeds and out-worn faces. So does the fairest beauty change, and it will be as bad with you and me ; and then...
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The living and the dead: sermons on the Burial service

Francis Edward Paget - 1845
...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 it is with every man. " He cometh up, and is cut down like a flower; he fleeth...
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The Novels and Romances of Anna Eliza Bray ..., Volume 7

Mrs. Bray (Anna Eliza) - 1845
...the dew of heaven, as a lamb's fleece ; but when a rude 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 dust." All present were exceedingly affected; but I thought it became me, in these moments of entering...
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The beauties of Jeremy Taylor, selected from all his devotional writings and ...

Jeremy Taylor (bp. of Down and Connor.) - 1845
...the dew of heaven, as a lamb's fleece : but when a ruder breath had forced upon its virgin modesty, and dismantled its too youthful and unripe retirements,...its beauty, it fell into the portion of weeds and out-worn faces. STRANGE FANCY OF A GERMAN GENTLEMAN. I HAVE read of a fair young German gentleman,...
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Trelawny of Trelawne

Mrs. Bray (Anna Eliza) - 1845
...the dew of heaven, as a lamb's fleece ; but when a rude 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 dust." All present were exceedingly affected; but I thought it became me, in these moments of entering...
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The novels and romances of A.E. Bray, Volume 7

Anna Eliza Bray - 1845
...the dew of heaven, as a lamb's fleece ; but when a rude 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 dust." All present were exceedingly affected ; but I thought it became me, in these moments of entering...
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