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" Beauty is but a vain and doubtful good, A shining gloss, that fadeth suddenly ; A flower that dies, when first it 'gins to bud ; A brittle glass, that's broken presently : A doubtful good, a gloss, a glass, a flower, Lost, faded, broken, dead within an... "
Conversation; or, Shades of difference - Page 33
by Heron - 1821
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The Confessions of William Henry Ireland: Containing the Particulars of His ...

William Henry Ireland - England - 1805 - 317 pages
...1750. " Beauty is but a vain and fleeting good, " A shining gloss that fadeth suddenly, " A flow'r that dies when almost in the bud, " A brittle glass...presently : — " A fleeting good, a gloss, a glass, a flow'r, " Lost, faded, broken, dead, within an hour. " As goods when lost are wond'rous seldom found,...
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The Poems of William Shakespeare: Comprehending Venus and Adonis, Tarquin ...

William Shakespeare - 1808 - 204 pages
...flower that dies, when first it 'gins to bud ; A brittle glass, that's broken presently. A doubtful good, a gloss, a glass, a flower, Lost, faded, broken, dead within an hour. And as goods lost, are seld' or never found; As faded gloss no rubbing will refresh ; As flowers dead,...
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Shakespeare, Davies, Donne, Hall, Stirling, Jonson, Corbet, Carew, Drummond

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...flower that dies, when Brst it 'gins to bud; A brittle glass, that 's broken presently r A doubtful good, a gloss, a glass, a flower, Lost, faded, broken, dead within an hour. And as goods lost arc sold or never found, As faded gloss no rubbing will refresh, As flowers dead,...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes, Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1812
...flower that dies, when first it 'gins to bud i A brittle glass, that's broken presently. A doubtful good, a gloss, a glass, a flower, Lost, faded, broken, dead within an hour. And as goods lost, are seld' or never found ; As faded gloss no rubbing will refresh ; As flowers dead,...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1812
...flower that dies, when first it 'gins to bud ; A brittle glass, that's broken presently. A doubtful good, a gloss, a glass, a flower, Lost, faded, broken, dead within an hour. And as goods lost, are seld' or never found ; As faded gloss no rubbing will refresh ; As flowers dead,...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...a fleeting good, A shining gloss that fadcth suddenly . A flow'r that dies when almost in the buJ, A brittle glass that breaketh presently. A fleeting good, a gloss, a glass, a flow'r, Lost, faded, broken, dead, within an hour. As goods when lost we know are seldom butyl, As...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 45

England - 1839
...flower that dies, whenfirst it 'gins to bu d ; A brittle gloss, that's broken presently ; A doubtful good, a gloss, a glass, a flower, Lost, faded, broken, dead within an hour." We have now to offer some extracts from the poetry of Thomas Lodge, which we believe, however, should...
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The Poetical Note-book and Epigrammatic Museum: Containing More Than One ...

George Wentworth - English poetry - 1824 - 383 pages
...last me long." BEAUTY 8 VALUE. " Beauty is but a vain, a fleeting good, A shining gloss that fadeth suddenly ; A flower that dies when almost in the bud,...presently. A fleeting good, a gloss, a glass, a flower,, As goods, when lost, we know, are seldom found, As fading gloss no rubbing can excite ; As flowers,...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

Laconics, John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...A flower that dies, when first it 'gins to bud; A brittle glass that's broken presently: A doubtful good, a gloss, a glass, a flower. Lost, faded, broken, dead within an hour. And as goods lost are seld or never found, As faded gloss no rubbing will refresh, As flowers dead...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

Laconics, John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...A flower that dies, when first it 'gins to bud; A brittle glass that's broken presently: A doubtful good, a gloss, a glass, a flower, Lost, faded, broken, dead within an hour. And as goods lost are seld or never found, As flowers dead lie wither'd on the ground, As broken glasa...
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