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" Why decked with all that land and sea afford, Why angels called, and angel-like adored? Why round our coaches crowd the white-gloved beaux, Why bows the side-box from its inmost rows; How vain are all these glories, all our pains, Unless good sense preserve... "
Conversation; or, Shades of difference - Page 169
by Heron - 1821
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1890 - 550 pages
...raged in vain. Then grave Clarissa graceful waved her fan; Silence ensued, and thus the nymph began: " Say, why are beauties praised and honoured most, The...man's toast? Why decked with all that land and sea afford,2 Why angels called, and angel-like adored ? Why round our coaches crowd the white-gloved beaux...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: With Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope, William Roscoe - English literature - 1824
...Clarissa graceful wav'd her fan; Silence ensu'd, and thus the Nymph hegan. Say, why are Beauties prais'd and honoured most, The wise man's passion, and the vain man's toast ? VARIATIONS. Ver. 7. Then grave Clarissa, Sfc.] A new Character introduced in the subsequent Editions,...
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A London Encyclopaedia, Or Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature ...

Thomas Curtis - Aeronautics - 1829
...women's teeth look white ; And every saucy ill-bred fellow Sneers at a mouth profoundly yellow. Id. Say, why are beauties praised, and honoured most, The wise man's passion, and the vain man's Incut? Why decked with all that land and sea afford, Why angels called, and angel-like adored ? Pupr....
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates Rogé - American poetry - 1832 - 882 pages
...single hair. [From the nape of the Lock.] MERIT BEYOND BEAUTY. SAY, why are beauties praised and honored most, The wise man's passion, and the vain man's toast?...sea afford, Why angels called, and angel-like adored ? Why round our coaches crowd the white-gloved beaux, Why bows the side-box from its inmost rows ?...
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Portfolio of an Artist

Rembrandt Peale - American literature - 1839 - 263 pages
...difficult means which are necessary for the attainment of excellence. S. Stickney. BEAUTY AND GOOD SKNSE. SAY,' why are beauties praised and honoured most? The wise man's passion, and the vain man's boast ? Why decked with all that land or sea afford ? Why angels called, and angel-like adored ? How...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1853
...in vain. Then grave Clarissa graceful waved her fan ;l Silence ensued, and thus the nymph began : " Say, why are beauties praised and honoured most, The wise man's passion, and the vain man's toast ? 10 Why deck'd with all that land and sea afford? Why angels call'd, and angel-like adored ? Why round...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 2

Alexander Pope - Poets, English - 1871 - 10 pages
...in vain.' Then grave Clarissa* graceful waved her fan; Silence ensued, and thus the nymph hegan. " Say, why are beauties praised and honoured most,' The wise man's passion, and the vain mau's toast ? ' Why decked with all that land and sea afford, Why angels called, and angel-like adored...
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Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed. and ..., Volume 4

Cassell, ltd - 1876
...in vain. Then grave Clarissa graceful waved her fan ; Silence ensued, and thus the nymph began : " Say, why are beauties praised and honoured most, The...afford ? Why angels called, and angel-like adored P Why round our coaches crowd the white-gloved beaux ? Why bows the side-box from its inmost rows ?...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1878 - 600 pages
...Say, why are beauties praised and honoured most, The wise man's passion, and the vain man's toast ? io Why decked with all that land and sea afford, Why angels called, and angel-like adored? Why round our coaches crowd the white-gloved beaux ? Why bows the side-box from its inmost rows ? How...
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The White Horse of Wootton: A Story of Love, Sport and Adventure in the ...

Charles James Foster - United States - 1878 - 421 pages
...XL. "Say, why are beauties praised and honored most, The wise man's passion and the vain man's boast? Why decked with all that land and sea afford, Why angels called, and angel-like adored ':"' LADY SNAFFLE was with May Bullfinch before a bright fire in a spacious drawing-room, handsomely...
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