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" Who would not scorn what Housewife's Cares produce, Or who would learn one earthly Thing of Use ? To patch, nay ogle, might become a Saint, Nor could it sure be such a Sin to paint. But since, alas ! frail Beauty must decay... "
Elegant Extracts; Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry: Selected for ... - Page 185
edited by - 1791
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The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Compiled from Original Manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead - Biography - 1769 - 600 pages
...pains, *' Unlefs good fenfe preferves what beauty " gains: " That men may fey, when we the front-box " grace, *' Behold the firft in virtue as in face !...*' Charm'd the fmall-pox, or chac'd old age " away ; *c Who would not fcorn what houfewife's cares " produce, *< Or who would learn one earthly thing...
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The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Comp. from Original Manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead - Poets, English - 1769 - 600 pages
...pains, *' Unlefs good fenfe preferves what beauty " gains: ** That men may fay, when we the front-box " grace, " Behold the firft in virtue as in face ! *' Oh ! if to dance all night, and drefs all day, " Charm 'd the fmall-pox, or chac'd old age " away; *' Who would not fcorn what houfewife's cares ,"...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1770 - 378 pages
...our pains, 15 Unlefs good fenfe preferve what beauty gains: That men may fay, when we the front-box grace, Behold the firft in virtue as in face ! Oh...to dance all night, and drefs all day, Charm'd the finall-pox, or chas'd old age away; 20 Who would not fcorn what houfewife's cares produce, Or who would...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...good sense preserve whatbeauty gains; That men may say, when we the front-box grace, Behold the first in virtue as in face! Oh ! if to dance all night, and dress all day, Charm'd the small-pox, or chas'd old age away ; 20 Who would not scorn what housewife's...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Four Volumes Complete. With His Last ...

Alexander Pope - 1778 - 412 pages
...Oh ! if to dance all night, and drefs all day, Charm'd the fmall -pox, or chas'd old age away ; 20 Who would not fcorn what houfewife's cares produce, Or who would learn one earthly thing of ule ? To patch, nay ogle, might become a faint, Nor could it fure be fuch a fin to paint ; But fince,...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces ..., Volume 32, Page 1

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779 - 410 pages
...our pains, 15 Unlefs good fenfe preferve what beauty gains : That men may fay, when we the front-box grace, Behold the firft in virtue as in face ! Oh...day, Charm'd the fmall-pox, or chac'd old age away; z0 Who would not fcorn what houfewife's cares produce, Or who would learn one earthly thing of ufe...
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The Works of the English Poets: Pope

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779 - 414 pages
...our pains, 15 Unlefs good fenfe preferve what beauty gainsi That men may fay, when we the front-box grace, Behold the firft in virtue as in face ! Oh!...to dance all night and drefs all day, Charm'd the finall-pox, or chac'd old age away; z0 Who would not fcorn what housewife's cares produce, Or who would...
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The Works of the English Poets: Pope

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779 - 398 pages
...beauty gains : That men may fay, when we the front-box grace, Behold the firft in virtue as in facel Oh ! if to dance all night and drefs all day, Charm'd the fmall-pox, or chac'd old age away ; 20 Who Would not fcorn what houfewife's cares produce, Or who would learn one earthly thing of ufe...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volumes 32-34

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...beauty galas That men may fay, when we the front-box grace, Behold the firft in virtue as in face 1 Oh ! if to dance all night and drefs all day, Charm'd the fmall-pox, orchac'doldageaway; o Who would not fcorn what houfewife's cares produce, Or who would learn one...
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Lady's Poetical Magazine, Or Beauties of British Poetry, Volume 3

English poetry - 1782 - 516 pages
...gains ! ' That men may fay, when we the front-box grace, " Behold the firft in virtue as in ;ace !" ' Oh ! if to dance all night, and drefs all day, ' Charm'd...or chac'd old age away, * Who would not fcorn what houfewifes cares produce, ' Or who would learn one earthly thing of ufe? • To patch, nay ogle, might...
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