Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" 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
Full view - About this book

Phemie Keller, by F.G. Trafford, Volume 1

Charlotte Eliza L. Riddell - 1866
...gift not to be abused. Never forget that, unless allied to something better, it is but— ' A doubtful good, a gloss, a glass, a flower, Lost, faded, broken, dead within an hour.' You will be rich; when you are so, 'be not exalted,' as Cleobulus pithily puts it Solomon says,' riches...
Full view - About this book

Quotations from Shakespeare, a collection of passages selected and arranged ...

William Shakespeare - 1867
...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...
Full view - About this book

The Homilist, Volume 10

Bible - 1867
...flower that dieth 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. SHAKESPEARE. The text suggests — II. THE TRANSITORINESS OF MATERIAL RELATIONSHIPS. Many years had...
Full view - About this book

Extracts from English Literature

John Rolfe - 1867 - 383 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. SHAKSPEAHB. POOR as it is, this beauty was the cause That with first sighs your panting bosom rose...
Full view - About this book

A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations - 1867 - 715 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. Sh Pats. Pilgr. 10. Beauty itself doth of itself persuade The eyes of men without an orator. Sh. Rape...
Full view - About this book

A handbook of poetry. To which is added a new poetica anthology and a ...

Joseph Edwards Carpenter - 1868
...her fellows shows. SHAKSPEARE. 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 suddenly. A fleeting good, a gloss, a glass, a flower, Lost, faded, broken, dead, within an hour. BELL.—...
Full view - About this book

Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1871
...abbey ; And thinking they would cheat the Lord, They made the back part shabby." CORSTJB. "A doubtful good, A gloss, a glass, a flower, Lost, faded, broken, Dead within an hour." Dux. LOCTS DE ROCHECHOUART. — I have an old portrait bearing the inscription " Louis de Rochechouart...
Full view - About this book

New Cyclopaedia of Poetical Illustrations: Adapted to Christian Teaching ...

Poetry - 1872 - 696 pages
...flower that dies, when first it 'gins to bud ; A brittle glass, that's broken presently ; A doubtful I drew the two-edged sword, Valiant against a troop to fight The buttles o And as good lost is seldom or never found, As fading gloss no rubbing will refresh, As flowers dead,...
Full view - About this book

Golden leaves from the works of poets and painters, ed. by R. Bell

Robert Bell - 1872
...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...
Full view - About this book

Works, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1874
...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...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF