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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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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

John Matthews Manly - English literature - 1916 - 806 pages
...were not in the original version. That men may say, when we the front-box grace, 'Behold the first nversations turned frequently on the two cardinal points dress all day, Charmed the small-pox, or chased old age away, Who would not scorn what housewife's...
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A Book of English Literature, Selected and Ed

Franklyn Bliss Snyder, Robert Grant Martin - English literature - 1916 - 944 pages
...good sense preserve what beauty gains; That men may say, when we the frontbox 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, 20 Who would not scorn what ho cares...
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Selected Poems of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1916 - 160 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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English Poems: From the College Entrance Requirements in English

Vida Dutton Scudder - English poetry - 1919 - 572 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, 20 Charm 'd the small-pox, or ehas'd old age away; Who would not scorn what housewife's...
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The Great Tradition: A Book of Selections from English and American Prose ...

Edwin Greenlaw, James Holly Hanford - American literature - 1919 - 712 pages
...sense preserve what beauty gains ; That men may say, when we the front-box grace, 'Behold the first ^. dress all day, Charmed the small-pox, or chased old age away, w Who would not scorn what housewife's...
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Poems of the English Race

Raymond Macdonald Alden - American poetry - 1921 - 452 pages
...good sense preserve what beauty gains; That men may say, when we the frontbox 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, 20 Who would not scorn what housewife's...
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English Prose and Poetry

John Matthews Manly - English literature - 1926 - 928 pages
...were not in >be original version. That men may say, when we the front-box grace, 'Behold the first ERAY (1811-1863) dress all day, Charmed the small-pox, or chased old age away, Who would not scorn what housewife's...
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Heath Readings in the Literature of England

Tom Peete Cross, Clement Tyson Goode - English literature - 1927 - 1432 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, Who would not scorn what housewife's cares produce, Or who would learn one earthly thing...
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Studien Zum Komischen Epos

Ulrich Broich - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 252 pages
...good 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 Huswife's Cares...
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Centennial Hauntings: Pope, Byron and Eliot in the Year 88

C. C. Barfoot, Theo d'. Haen - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 392 pages
...good 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 Huswife's Cares...
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