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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 Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare: Comprising Moral Philosophy ...

William Shakespeare - 1853 - 575 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 good lost, is seld or never found, As faded gloss no rubbing will refresh, As flowers dead,...
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The Works of Shakespeare: The Text Regulated by the Recently ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare, John Payne Collier - 1853
...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 World's Laconics: Or, The Best Thoughts of the Best Authors

Tryon Edwards - Quotations, English - 1853 - 432 pages
...suddenly, A flower that dies when it begins to bud, A little glass that's broken presently : A doubtful good, a gloss, a glass, a flower, Lost, faded, broken, dead within an hour. Shakspeare. Beauty, That transitory flower : even while it lasts Falls on the roving sense when held...
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The Ladies' Repository, Volume 15

Methodist Episcopal Church - 1855
...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 u good lost, la seld or never found, -Aa fndin? jrloss no rubbing will refresh, As flowers dead,...
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Laconics: Or the Best Words of the Best Authors ...

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1856
...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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Laconics, Or The Best Words of the Best Authors

1856
...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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Great Truths by great Authors

1856
...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 Good lost, is seld or never found, As fading Gloss no rubbing will refresh, As flowers dead,...
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The Lutheran Home Journal, Volume 2

Lutheran Church - 1857
...A flower that dies when first it begins to bud, A brittle glaps that's broken presently. A doubtful good, a gloss, a glass, a flower, Lost, faded, broken, dead, within an hour," and their aspirations may then be directed towards the unfading beauties and glories of the upper world....
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The Plays & Poems of Shakespeare: Venus & Adonis. The rape of Lucrece ...

William Shakespeare - 1857
...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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Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1858
...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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