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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
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Elegant Extracts: A Copious Selection of Instructive, Moral, and ..., Volume 6

English poetry - 1826 - 300 pages
...sense preserve what beauty 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; Who would not scorn what housewife's...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson - 1830 - 500 pages
...sense preserve what beauty gains : That men may say, when we the front box grace, Behold the first e of sister arts we came, And met congenial, mingling dress all day, Charm'd the small-pox, or chased old age away. Who would not scorn what housewife's...
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The Poetical Works of A. Pope: Including His Translation of Homer , to which ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1836 - 442 pages
...sense preserve what heauty gains : That men may say, when we the front hox grace, Behold the first mble round. dress all day, Charm'd the small-pox, or chased old age away, Who would not scom what housewife's cares...
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The Republic of Letters: A Weekly Republication of Standard Literature, Volume 5

1836 - 428 pages
...good sense preserve what beauty gams : 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 : Who would not scorn what housewife's...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Ed. by H.F. Cary, with a biogr. notice ...

Alexander Pope - 1839 - 510 pages
...sense preserve what beauty gains : That men may say, when we the front-box grace, Behold the tirst | / | / | / dress all day, Charni'd the small-pox, or chased old-age away ; Who would not scorn what housewife's...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1841 - 834 pages
...sense preserve what beauty gains : That men may say, when we the front-box grace, Behold the first des condemn the absent prudes : Mopsa, who slinks he dress all day, Charm'd the small-pox, or chas'd old-age away : Who would not scorn what housewife's...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1843 - 807 pages
...sense preserve what beauty gains : That men may say, when we the front-box grace, Behold the first ees them, and by night protects ; The tender lambs he dress all day, Charra'd the small-pox, or chas'd old-age away : Who would not scorn what housewife's...
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The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1847 - 488 pages
...sense preserve what beauty 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 poetical works of Alexander Pope. Revised and arranged expressly for the ...

Alexander Pope, William Charles Macready - 1849 - 638 pages
...sense preserve what beauty 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 chased old-age away ; Who would not scorn what housewife's...
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The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

English poetry - 1852 - 870 pages
...sense preserve what beauty gains : That men may say, when we the front-box grace, Behold the first e deep thunders roar Mustering their rage, and Heave dress all day, Charm'd the small-pox, or chas'd old-age away : Who would not scorn what housewife's...
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