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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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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1898
...buried in sable shrouds or not. The reference to Woollen shrouds calls to mind Pope's linee :— " Odious ! in woollen ! 'twould a saint provoke," Were the last words that poor Narcissa spoke. In 'Much Ado about Nothing' Beatrice says : "I could not endure a husband with a beard on his face...
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Leisure hours in a country parsonage; or, Strictures on men, manners, and books

John Keefe Robinson - 1850
...the like ? It is thought that Pope has been too severe in the satire of the following lines :— " ' 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...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1850 - 484 pages
...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 ; 1 No, let a charming chintz and Brussels lace Wrap my cold limbs, and shade my lifeless face ; One...
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The literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850
...Alas' then bring the jowl."3 Grief with " Odious! In woollen.' 'Twould a saint provoke," Aversion. Were the last words that poor Narcissa spoke. " No ; let a charming chintz and Brussels lace, Weakness. Wrap my cold limbs, and shade my lifeless face. One neerf not,...
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Modern London; or, London as it is [by P. Cunningham]. [10 eds. Title varies].

1856
...kid gloves, and her body wrapped up in a winding-sheet." Hence the allusion of the satirist : — " 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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Modern London; or, London as it is [by P. Cunningham]. [10 eds. Title varies].

1857
...gloves, and her body wrapped up in a winding-sheet." Hence the allusion of the satirist : — " Odious 1 in woollen ; '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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Knight's Cyclopędia of London

Charles Knight - 1851 - 1851 pages
...&c. ; circumstances which Pope has made the most of in his lines — " Odious ! in woollen ! 't would 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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Death-bed Scenes, Or, Dying with and Without Religion: Designed to ...

Davis Wasgatt Clark - Christian martyrs - 1851 - 569 pages
...strong in death " is drawn in another picture, equally true and graphic, by the same master hand : — "'Odious! in woollen! 'twould a saint provoke!' Were the last words that poor Narcipsa spoke. ' No ! let a. charming chintz and brussels lace Wrap my oold limbs, and shade my lifeless...
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Modern London; or, London as it is [by P. Cunningham]. [10 eds. Title varies].

Peter Cunningham, John Murray (publishers.) - 1851
...winding-sheet." Hence the allusion of the •atirist : — " Odious I in woollen ; 'twould a saint provoke I (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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Notes and narratives of a six years' mission, principally among the dens of ...

R W. Vanderkiste - 1852
...pair of new kid gloves, etc. — circumstances which Pope has made the most of in his hues : — ' 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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