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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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Wit and Humour, Selected from the English Poets: With an Illustrative Essay ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1846 - 357 pages
...sparrow that he sees. The frugal crone, whom praying priests attend, Still strives 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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Wit and Humor

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1846 - 261 pages
...bring the jowl." The frugal crone, whom praying priests attend, Still strives 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), "...
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Wit and Humour, Selected from the English Poets: With an Illustrative Essay ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1846 - 357 pages
...frugal crone, whom praying priests attend, Still strives to save the hallow'd taper's end, CoEects 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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The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by ..., Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1847
...e taine : [" Puis The frugal crone, whom praying priests attend, Still tries to save the hallo w'd taper's end, Collects her breath, as ebbing life retires,...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 Town: Its Memorable Characters and Events : St. Paul's to St ..., Volume 2

Leigh Hunt - London (England) - 1848
...which account, it is added, Pope introduced her in the character of Narcissa : " Odious ! in wollen ! '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...
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The North British Review, Volumes 8-9

1848
...imperfectly explained as this ? But we must move on. Next, then, let us come to the case of Narcissa : — " Odious! in woollen?* "Twould a saint provoke," Were the last words that poor Narcissa spoke. * This refers to the Act of Parliament for burying corpses in woollen, which greatly disturbed the...
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Sartain's Union Magazine of Literature and Art, Volumes 2-3

1848
...colored rihhons." Who can forget Pope's lines in the Universal Passion ? " Odions in woollens, 't wonld a saint provoke. (Were the last words that poor Narcissa spoke.) No, let a charming chintz, and Brnssels lace, Wrap my cold limhs, and shade my lifeless face : One wonld not, snre, he...
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The North British review, Volume 9

1848
...then, let us come to the case of Narcissa : — " Odious ! in woollen? * 'T would a saint provoke,1' 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...
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An introduction to the study of the mind: designed especially for the senior ...

Daniel Bishop - History - 1849 - 148 pages
...renew the tumults and the toils of the day." 348. Pope thus again alludes to the ruling passion : — "'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 poetical works of Alexander Pope. Revised and arranged expressly for the ...

Alexander Pope - 1849
...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 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 ')...
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