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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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Peeps from a Belfry; Or: The Parish Sketch Book

Frederick William Shelton - Christian life - 1908 - 294 pages
...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 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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1856 - 776 pages
...dew of heaven, ns the lamb's fleece; but when the 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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Peeps from a Belfry

Frederick William Shelton - Christian life - 1856 - 304 pages
...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 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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1848 - 776 pages
...life. " JIAI la J^ir mi Iamb's fleece ; but when the 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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Our Christian Classics: Readings from the Best Divines with ..., Volume 2

James Hamilton - Christian literature, English - 1857
...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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Our Christian Classics: Readings from the Best Divines with ..., Volume 2

James Hamilton - Christian literature, English - 1857
...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 Wesleyan methodist association magazine, Volume 20

1857
...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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Principles of Elocution

Thomas Ewing - Elocution - 1857 - 412 pages
...fair as the morning, and full with the dew of heaven, as a lamb's fleece ; but when a ruder breath had 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 of every woman ; the heritage of worms and...
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A manual of Latin prose composition

Henry Musgrave Wilkins - Latin language - 1857 - 190 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,...lost some of its leaves and all its beauty, it fell. — JEREMY TAYLOR. SAME PASSAGE ADAPTED. 0 wonderful change in each dead person ; and evident to our...
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The Home School; Or, Hints on Home Education

Norman Macleod - Domestic education - 1857 - 175 pages
...the- dew of heaven as a lamb's fleece ; but when a ruder breath had forced open its virgin modesty, it began to put on darkness, and to decline to softness...symptoms of a sickly age ; it bowed the head, and broke the stalk ; and at night, having lost some of its leaves and all its beauty, it fell into the portion...
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