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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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Life. Hist. drama. Poems

William Shakespeare - 1887
...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 Young Woman's Journal, Volume 12

Mormons - 1901
...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." Spiritual beauty on the other hand is "a treasure that faileth not," a kind of riches that "neither...
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Treasury of Wisdom, Wit and Humor, Odd Comparisons and Proverbs: Authors ...

Quotations, English - 1891 - 527 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. Shakespeare. TRIUMPHS OP. To make the cunningartless, tame the rude, Subdue the haughty, shake th'...
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The Magazine of Poetry, Volume 4

Poetry - 1892
...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. IBID, Passionate PUgrim. Beauty itself doth of itself persuade The eyes of men without an orator. IBID,...
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The Magazine of Poetry and Literary Review, Volume 4

American poetry - 1892
...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. IBID, Passionate Pilgrim. Beauty itself doth of itself persuade The eyes of men without an orator....
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The Classic and the Beautiful from the Literature of Three ..., Volume 1

Henry Coppée - Literature - 1893
...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 seid or never found, As faded gloss no rubbing will refresh, As flowers dead lie...
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Amos

William John Deane - Bible - 1893 - 196 pages
...flower that dies, when first it 'gina 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 seldom or never found, As tiiding gloss no rubbing will refresh, As flowers dead...
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Hoekzema's Gleanings from English Poetry

David Hoekzema - English poetry - 1893 - 334 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. And as goods lost are seld or never found , As faded gloss no rubbing will refresh, As flowers dead...
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The Inland Educator: A Journal for the Progressive Teacher, Volumes 9-10

Education - 1900
...Superintendent: "Beauty is but a vain, a fleeting good; A shining gloss that fadeth suddenly ; A flower that dies almost In the bud : A brittle glass that breaketh presently; A fleeting good, a glass, a gloss, a flower. Lost, faded, broken, dead within an hour." (Based on How to Teach Beading.)...
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Many Thoughts of Many Minds: A Treasury of Quotations from the Literature of ...

Louis Klopsch - Quotations, English - 1896 - 304 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 fading gloss no rubbing will refresh, As flowers dead lie...
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