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" As lamps burn silent with unconscious light, So modest ease in beauty shines most bright. Unaiming charms with edge resistless fall, And she who means no mischief does it all. "
Journal of a Residence of Two Years and a Half in Great Britain - Page 474
by Jehangeer Nowrojee, Nauroji Jahangir, Hirjeebhoy Merwanjee - 1841 - 492 pages
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The British Martial: Or, An Anthology of English Epigrams: Being ..., Volume 1

Epigrams, English - 1806
...rely, When all thy other parts deceive and lye ? 106 I ' CCXXIX. MODEST BEAUTY THE MOST BEWITCHING. As lamps burn silent with unconscious light, So modest...fall, And she, who meant no mischief, does it all. * ccxxx. TO A YOUNG LADY EMBROIDERING. Arachne once, ill-fated maid, Daring Minerva to engage, Her...
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The Rural Visiter [sic], Volume 1

Burlington (N.J.) - 1811
...the dawning of day, Regardless of foes—in the sun-shining hour He flew with the honey away. BEAUTY. As lamps burn silent with unconscious light, So modest ease in beauty shines more bright; Unaiming charms, with edge resistless fall, And she who meant no mischief does it all....
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...nature, with true taste, like ours, Please, and are pleased, and wing the guiltless hours. MODESTY. As lamps burn silent, with unconscious light, So modest...Unaiming charms with edge resistless fall, And she who means no mischief, does it all. TO A LADY. WHO SENT BACK THE TOP OF A SWEETBRIAR BRANCH, AND RETAINED...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...and wing the guiltless hours. MODESTY. As lamps burn silent, with unconscious light, So modest case, in beauty, shines most bright: Unaiming charms with edge resistless fall, And she who means no mischief, does it all. TO A LADY. WHO SENT HACK TUP. TOP OF A SWIiETIIRIAK BRANCH, AND IIETAINI'.D...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection from the Most Eminent ..., Volume 1

Richard Alfred Davenport - 1823
...destroy'd, The just made perfect, and thy faithful ones Throned in beatitude for evermore ! BISHOP. MODESTY. As lamps burn silent, with unconscious light, So modest...Unaiming charms with edge resistless fall, And she who means no mischief does it all. A. BILL. TO THE HON. AND REV. F. CORNWALLIS. IN Frolic's hour, ere serious...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection ... from the Most Eminent Prose and ...

Richard Alfred Davenport - English literature - 1827
...destroy'd, The just made perfect, and thy faithful ones Throned in beatitude for evermore ! MODESTY. BISHOP. As lamps burn silent, with unconscious light, So modest...Unaiming charms with edge resistless fall, And she who means no mischief does it all. TO THE A. HILL. HON. AND REV. F. CORNWALLIS. IN Frolic's hour, ere serious...
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The Medical Companion: Or Family Physician; Treating of the Diseases of the ...

James Ewell - Electronic books - 1827 - 814 pages
...that he had the honour of being offered up at tiie same altar with the immaculate Ctuirlolte Corday. As lamps burn silent, with unconscious light, So modest...Unaiming charms with edge resistless fall, And she who means no mischief, does it all. HILL. • Plutarch observes, that as thistles, though noxious things...
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent British ..., Volume 1

New elegant extracts - 1827
...destroy'd, The just made perfect, and thy faithful ones Throned in beatitude for evermore ! BISHOP. MODESTY. As lamps burn silent, with unconscious light, So modest...Unaiming charms with edge resistless fall, And she who means no mischief does it all. A. 111!: TO THE HON. AND REV. F. CORNWALLIS. IN Frolic's hour, ere serious...
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Laconics: Or Instructive Miscellanies, Selected from the Best Authors ...

A general reader - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1827 - 188 pages
...is without partiality, and without hypocrisy. In whom is no variableness, nor shadow of turning. JLR As lamps burn silent, with unconscious light, So modest...bright; Unaiming charms with edge resistless fall, And the who means no mischief does it all. 186 As a man of pleasure, by a vain attempt to be more happy...
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The Christian Spectator, Volume 2

Theology - 1828
...are inseparable — " Whose god is their belly," and " whose end is destruction." THE TWO COUSINS. !l As lamps burn silent with unconscious light, So modest ease in beauty shines more bright ; Unaiming charms with edge resistless fail, And she who means no mischief does it all."...
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