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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 ...: The rule and exercises ...

Jeremy Taylor, Reginald Heber - Theology - 1850
...as a lamb's fleece; but when a ruder breath had forced open its virgin modesty, and dismantled ita too youthful and unripe retirements, it began to put...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 ..., Volume 3

Jeremy Taylor - Theology - 1850
...dismantled its too youthful and innpe retirements, it began to put on darkness, and to decline to •ottness and the symptoms of a sickly age ; it bowed the head, and jroke its stalk, and at night having lost some of its leaves and all its ieauty, it fell into the portion...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 23

American periodicals - 1851
...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 out-worn faces. The same is the portion of every man and every woman ; the heritage of worms and serpents,...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...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,...symptoms of a sickly age ; it bowed the head, and 462 SIR THOMAS BROWNB. [LECr. XX. broke its stalk ; and at night, having lost some of its leaves, and...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...a lamb's fleece, but when a ruder breath had forced open ita virgin modesty, and dismantled its fco youthful and unripe retirements, it began to put on...symptoms of a sickly age ; it bowed the head, and 462 SIB THOMAS BROWNE. [Lecr. XX. broke its stalk; and at night, having lost some of its leaves, and...
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The Sunday School Teachers Magazine,and Journal of Education

Edward Butt - 1852
...a lamb's fleece — but when a ruder breath had forced open its virgin modesty, and dismantled its youthful and unripe retirements, it began to put on...symptoms of a sickly age — it bowed the head and broke the stalk, and at night, having lost some of it« leave«, and all its beauty, fell into the portion...
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Evergreen, Volumes 7-8

Christian literature, American - 1850
...5 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,...some of its leaves, and all its beauty, it fell."' If such process as we have mentioned be the secret key which opened to him his treasures, it does not...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productins of ...

Robert Chambers - Authors, English - 1853
...the dew of heaven, aa 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 darVness, and to decline to softness and the symptom.* of a sickly age ; it bowed the head, and broke...
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The Miscellaneous Works, Volume 1

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1854
...the dew of heaven, as the 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 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 Edinburgh Christian magazine, Volumes 5-6

1854
...the dew of heaven as a Iamb'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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