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" Beauty is but a vain and doubtful good, A shining gloss, that fadeth suddenly ; A flower that dies, when first it 'gins to bud ; A brittle glass, that's broken presently : A doubtful good, a gloss, a glass, a flower, Lost, faded, broken, dead within an... "
Conversation; or, Shades of difference - Page 33
by Heron - 1821
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The Works of William Shakespeare: The Text Formed from an Entirely ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare, John Payne Collier - 1843
...flower that dies, when first it 'gins to bud ; A brittle glass, that's broken presently : A doubtful good, a gloss, a glass, a flower, Lost, faded, broken, dead within an hour. And as goods lost are seld or never found, // -' ' ^ As faded gloss no rubbing will refresh^. _ —...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare: Printed from the Text ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1844
...flower that dies , when first it 'gins to bud; A brittle glass , that 's broken presently : A doubtful good, a gloss, a glass, a flower, Lost, faded, broken, dead within an hour. And as goods lost are seld or never found , As faded gloss no rubbing will refresh ; As flowers dead...
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The bosom friend, by the author of 'The gambler's wife'.

Elizabeth Caroline Grey - 1845
...flower that dies, when first it 'gins to bud A brittle glass, that's broken presently ; A doubtful good, a gloss, a glass, a flower, Lost, faded, broken, dead within an hour." SIIAKSFE UIE'S FORMs. EVER since the year 1810 to the present period, there have been many changes...
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Notes and Queries

Questions and answers - 1871
...; And thinking they would cheat the Lord, Thev made the back i : part shabby." COKNUD. "A doubtful good, A gloss, a glass, a flower, Lost, faded, broken, Dead within an hour." Dux. Loris DE ROCHECHOUART. — I have an old portrait bearing the inscription " Louis de Rochecliouart...
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The Elements of Reading and Oratory

Henry Mandeville - Elocution - 1850 - 356 pages
...bewail, These times bewail not I. Beauty is but a vain, a fleeting good : A shining gloss that fadeth suddenly : A flower that, dies when almost in the bud : A brittle glass that breaketh presently : A fleetfng good, a glass, a gloss, a flower, Lost, faded, broken, dead, within the hour. As goods, when...
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A Course of Reading for Common Schools and the Lower Classes of Academies ...

Henry Mandeville - Readers - 1851 - 377 pages
...bewail, These times bewail not I. Beauty is but a vain, a fleeting good : A shining gloss that fadeth suddenly : A flower that dies when almost in the bud:...glass, a flower, Lost, faded, broken, dead, within the hour. As goods, when lost, we know are seldom found, As fading gloss no rubbing can excite, As...
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A Laconic Manual and Brief Remarker: Containing Over a Thousand Subjects ...

Charles Simmons - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1852 - 552 pages
...A flower that dies when first it 'gins to bud; A brittle glass, that's broken presently: A doubtful good, a gloss, a glass, a flower, Lost, faded, broken, dead within an hour. Outward beauty fades; internal beauty endureth forever. External beauty may captivate ; internal will...
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The Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1852
...flower that dies, when first it 'gins to bud ; A brittle glass, that's broken presently : A doubtful good, a gloss, a glass, a flower, Lost, faded, broken, dead within an hour. And as goods lost are seld or never found, As faded gloss no rubbing will refresh, As flowers dead,...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, from the text of Johnson ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1852
...flower that dies, when first it 'gins to bud; A brittle glass, that's broken presently: A doubtful good, a gloss, a glass, a flower, Lost, faded, broken, dead within an hour. And as goods lost are seld or never found, As faded gloss no rubbing will refresh, As flowers dead,...
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A cyclopędia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 pages
...flower that dies, when first it 'gins to bud; A brittle glass, that's broken presently; A doubtful good, a gloss, a glass, a flower, Lost, faded, broken, dead within an hour. And as goods lost are seld or never found, As faded gloss no rubbing will refresh, As flowers dead...
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