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" twould a Saint provoke, (Were the last words that poor Narcissa spoke) No, let a charming Chintz, and Brussels lace Wrap my cold limbs, and shade my lifeless face : One would not, sure, be frightful when one's dead — <• And— Betty— give this... "
The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections, Additions ... - Page 102
by Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
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Ladies' Magazine and Literary Gazette, Volume 5

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - 1832
...death scene of a woman, whose ruling passion had always been dress. " Odious ! in woolen ! — "t would a saint provoke " — Were the last words that poor Narcissa spoke. " No; let a charming chintz, and Brussels lace, " Wrap these cold limbs, and shade this lifeless face ; " One need not sure...
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The North American Review, Volume 38

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - 1834
...imperial dignity, to be strangled with a knot of silk, or to be assassinated with a golden sword ! Odious! in woollen ! 'twould a saint provoke, (Were...words that poor Narcissa spoke.) No, let a charming chintz, and Brussels lace Wrap my cold limbs, and shade my lifeless face : One would not sure be frightful,...
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The works of Alexander Pope; with a memoir of the author, notes ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1835
...Then bring the jowl.' The frugal crone, whom praying priests attend, Still tries to save the hallow'd taper's end ; Collects her breath, as ebbing life...words that poor Narcissa spoke : ' No, let a charming chintz and Brussels lace Wrap my cold limbs, and shade my lifeless face : One would not, sure, be frightful...
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The Poetical Works of A. Pope: Including His Translation of Homer , to which ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1836 - 442 pages
...bring the jowl.' The frugal crone, whom praying priests attend, Still strives to save the hallovv'd i ' Odious ! in woollen ! 'twould a saint provoke/ Were the last words that poor Narcissa spoke ; •...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq., to which is Prefixed ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1836
...bring the jowl.' The frugal crone, whom praying priests attend, Still strivea to save the hallow'd taper's end,. Collects her breath, as ebbing life...retires. . For one puff more, and in that puff expires. 'Odious ! in woollen ! 'twould a saint provoke,' Were the last words that poor Narcissa spoke;: ' No,...
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Fielding; Or, Society: Atticus; Or, The Retired Statesman: and St ..., Volume 2

Robert Plumer Ward - English fiction - 1837
...and he concluded by asserting that those lines of Pope on Narcissa were by no means a caricature. " Odious in woollen, 'twould a saint provoke, Were the...words that poor Narcissa spoke. No! let a charming chintz, and Brussels lice Wrap my cold limbs, and shade my lifeless face. One would not sure look frightful...
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Illustrations of Human Life, Volume 3

Robert Plumer Ward - 1837
...and he concluded by asserting that those lines of Pope on Narcissa were by no means a caricature. " Odious in woollen, 'twould a saint provoke, Were the...words that poor Narcissa spoke. No ! let a charming chintz, and Brussels lace Wrap my cold limbs, and shade my lifeless face. One would not sure look frightful...
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The Sacred History of the World: As Displayed in the Creation and ..., Volume 3

Sharon Turner - Creation - 1838
...travelling, in ships, armies, shops, villages, or cities, still this self-identity, this continuous * " Odious! in woollen ! 'twould a saint provoke !" Were...and Brussels lace Wrap my cold limbs and shade my lireless face. One need not, sure, be frightful, though one's dead, And, Betty, give my cheek a little...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Ed. by H.F. Cary, with a biogr. notice ...

Alexander Pope - 1839
...frugal crone, whom praying priests attend, Still tries to save the hallow'd taper's end, Collects lier our'd nothings, in so strange a style, Amaze the unlearn'd pun" expires. " Odious ! in woollen ! 'twould a saint provoke," (Were the last words that poor Narcissa...
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American Miscellany of Popular Tales, Essays, Sketches of Character, Poetry ...

Popular literature - 1840
...imperial dignity, to be strangled with a knot of silk, or to he assassinated with a golden sword ! Odious ! in woollen ! 'twould a saint provoke, (Were...words that poor Narcissa spoke.) No, let a charming chintz and Brussels lace Wrap my cold limbs, and shade my lifeless face : One would not sure be frightful,...
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