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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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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With a Life, Volume 1

Alexander Pope, Alexander Dyce - 1854 - 352 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 smallpox, or chas'd old age away ; Who would not scorn what housewife's...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With Memoir, Critical ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope, George Gilfillan - English poetry - 1856 - 352 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 dcy, Charm'd the small-pox, or chased old-age away ; 20 Who would not scorn what housewife's...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With Memoir, Critical ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1856 - 356 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 ; 20 Who would not scorn what housewife's...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, with a life, by A. Dyce, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1863 - 348 pages
...sense preserve what beauty ghins ; 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 chas'd old age away ; Who would not scorn what housewife's...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: Ed. by the Rev. H. F. Cary

Alexander Pope - 1867 - 520 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, Ch^rm'd the small-pox, or chased old-age away; Who would not scorn what housewife's...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, ed. with notes and intr. memoir by A.W ...

Alexander Pope - 1869 - 580 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, Chrm M the small-pox, or chas'd old-age away ; 20 Who would not scorn what housewife's...
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Longer English poems, with notes, ed. by J.W. Hales, Issue 440

John Wesley Hales - 1872 - 552 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; 660 Who would not scorn what huswife's...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With memoir, critical diss., and ...

Alexander Pope - 1872 - 744 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 d&y, Charm'd the small-pox, or chased old-age away ; 20 Who would not scorn what housewife's...
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Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed ..., Volume 4; Volume 80

Cassell, ltd - 1876 - 470 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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Chaucer to Burns

Rossiter Johnson - English poetry - 1876 - 836 pages
...sense preserve what beauty gains : That men may say, when we the front-box grace, Behold the first the fly require ; The 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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