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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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Four English Poems

Louis Du Pont Syle - English poetry - 1897 - 110 pages
...sense preserve what beauty gains : That men may say, when we the front-box grace : / 1 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 ; 2G Who would not scorn what housewife's...
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The Rape of the Lock: And An Essay on Man

Alexander Pope - 1898 - 120 pages
...sense preserve what beauty gains; That men may say, when we the front box giace, ' Behold the first in virtue as in face!' Oh! if to dance all night, and dress all day, Charmed the smallpox, or chased old age away; 20 Who would not scorn what housewife's...
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The Fireside Encyclopedia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most ...

Henry Troth Coates - American poetry - 1901 - 1080 pages
...sense preserve what beauty gains ; That men may say, when we the front box grace, Behold the first 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 Rape of the Lock: An Essay on Man and Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot

Alexander Pope - Catholics - 1901 - 120 pages
...sense preserve what beauty gains, That men may say, when we tho front-box grace, ' Behold the first in virtue as in face ! ' Oh ! if to dance all night, and dress all day. li Charm'd the small-pox, or chas'd old age away ; Who would not scorn what housewife's...
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The Rape of the Lock

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1902 - 90 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 Complete Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1903 - 704 pages
...Sense preserve what Beanty gaius; 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 smallpox, or chased old age away ; 20 Who would not scorn what housewife's...
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The world's wit and humor: an encyclopedia of the classic wit and ..., Volume 6

Lionel Strachey - Wit and humor - 1906 - 318 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 smallpox or chased old age away, Who would not scorn what housewife's cares...
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The Rape of the Lock: And Other Poems

Alexander Pope - Catholics - 1906 - 204 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; 2o Who would not scorn what housewife's...
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The Dunciad and Other Poems ...

Alexander Pope - 1906 - 174 pages
...sense preserve what beauty gaAs : 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, Charmed the small-pox, or chased old age away; Who would not scorn what housewife's...
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English Poetry (1170-1892)

John Matthews Manly - English poetry - 1907 - 654 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, Charmed the small-pox, or chased old age away, Who would not scorn what housewife's...
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