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" And decks the goddess with the glittering spoil. This casket India's glowing gems unlocks, And all Arabia breathes from yonder box. The tortoise here and elephant unite, Transform'd to combs, the speckled and the white. Here files of pins extend their... "
Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ... - Page 188
by William Scott - 1825 - 372 pages
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The English Studies Book: An Introduction to Language, Literature and Culture

Rob Pope - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2002 - 420 pages
...of Pride. Unnumhered treasures ope at once, and here The various offerings of the world appear; 130 From each she nicely culls with curious toil, And...This casket India's glowing gems unlocks, And all Arahia hreathes from yonder hox. The tortoise here and elephant unite, 135 Transformed to comhs, the...
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Against Autonomy: Global Dialectics of Cultural Exchange

Timothy J. Reiss - Philosophy - 2002 - 532 pages
...heroine Belinda preparing her toilette: Unnumber'd Treasures ope at once, and here The various Offrings of the World appear; From each she nicely culls with curious Toil, And decks the Goddess with the glitt'ring Spoil. This Casket India's glowing Gems unlocks, And all Arabia breathes from yonder box....
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Our Greatest Writers: And Their Major Works

John Carrington - English literature - 2003 - 331 pages
...appear; From each she nicely culls with curious toil, [skilful] And decks the goddess with the glitt'ring spoil. This casket India's glowing gems unlocks, And...yonder box. The tortoise here and elephant unite, Transformed to combs, the speckled and the white. Here files of pins extend their shining rows, Puffs,...
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The List: The Uses and Pleasures of Cataloguing

Robert E. Belknap - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2004 - 252 pages
...This Casket India's glowing Gems unlocks And all Arabia breathes from yonder Box. The Tortoise and the Elephant unite, Transform'd to Combs, the speckled...Rows, Puffs, Powders, Patches, Bibles, Billet-doux. [1.133-138] In addition to the alliterative organization of the concluding line— one that foregrounds...
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Northanger Abbey

Jane Austen - Literary Collections - 2006 - 354 pages
...(1714): And now, unveil 'd, the toilet stands display'd, / Each silver vase in mystic order laid . . . This casket India's glowing gems unlocks, / And all...rows, / Puffs, powders, patches, Bibles, billet-doux' (Canto I, lines 121-2 and 133-8). 11 chest: in gothic novels, chests were invariably the repository...
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The Pleasure of Poetry: Reading and Enjoying British Poetry from Donne to Burns

Nicolas H. Nelson - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 267 pages
...unlocks, box And all Arabia breathes from yonder box. The tortoise here and elephant unite, Transformed to combs, the speckled and the white. Here files of...billet-doux. Now awful Beauty puts on all its arms; awe-inspiring The fair each moment rises in her charms, Repairs her smiles, awakens ev'ry grace, And...
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