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" But so have I seen a rose newly springing from the clefts of its hood, and, at first, it was fair as the morning, and full with the dew of heaven, as a lamb's fleece ; but when a ruder breath had forced open its virgin modesty, and dismantled its too... "
Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the Tatler ... - Page 46
by Nathan Drake - 1805
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The rule and exercises of holy living. (By I. Taylor). [2pt.].

Jeremy Taylor (bp. of Down and Connor.) - 1719
...Retirements, it began to put on Darknefs, and to decline to Softnefs^ and the Symptoms of a ficklyAge: It bowed the Head, and broke its Stalk, and at Night having loft fome of its Leaves, and all itsBeau»y, it fell into the Portion of Weeds and worn-out Faces....
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1805
....tntl disits too youthi'ul and uniij>e7etorenien«e, v{-beg»u in pat«a darkness, and to decline tcr softness and the symptoms of a sickly age; it bowed...leaves and all its beauty, it fell into the portion of tveedi and out-worn faces. * When the sentence of death is decreed, and- begins to be put in execution,...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...the dew of Heaven, as a lamb's fleece ; but when a ruder breath had forced open its virgin modesty, and dismantled its too youthful and unripe retirements,...softness and the symptoms of a sickly age ; it bowed the Lead, and Jjroke its stalk, and at night, having lost some of its leaves, and all its beauty, it fell...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - English prose literature - 1807
...the dew of Heaven, as a lamb's fleece ; but when a ruder breath had forced open its virgin modesty, and dismantled its too youthful and unripe retirements,...put on darkness, and to decline to softness and the MAY. THOMAS MAY, poet and historian, was descended of an ancient family at Mayfield, in Sussex, and...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the close of ...

George Burnett - 1807
...modesty, and dismantled its too yo.ithful and unripe retireaients, it began to pu!. on .-l,i;;, ness, and to decline to softness and th-e symptoms of a sickly age ; ft bowed the head, and broke its stalk, and at night, having lost some of its leaves, and all its...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1813
...the dew of Heaven, as a lamb's fleece ; but when a ruder breath had forced open its virgin modesty, and dismantled its too youthful and unripe retirements,...leaves, and all its beauty, it fell into the portion qf weeds and out-worn faces. On the gradual Progress of Man's Reason. A third part of our life is spent...
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The rule and exercises of holy dying

Jeremy Taylor (bp. of Down and Connor.) - Prayer-books - 1814 - 344 pages
...the dew of heaven, as a lamb's fleece : but when a ruder breath had forced open its virgin modesty, and dismantled its too youthful and unripe retirements,...sickly age ; it bowed the head, and broke its stalk, end at night having lost some of its leaves, and all its beauty, it fell into the portion of weeds...
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Time's Telescope

Almanacs, English - 1817
...the dew of heaven as a lamb's fleece ; but when a ruder breath had farced open its virgin modesty, and dismantled its too youthful and unripe retirements,...its beauty, it fell into the portion of weeds and outworn faces.' — JEREMY TAYLOR'. 1 The beautiful and well known lines of Cowper, ' The rost had...
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Lectures chiefly on the dramatic literature of the age of Elizabeth

William Hazlitt - 1821
...the dew of heaven, as the lamb's fleece ; but when a ruder breath had forced open its virgin modesty, and dismantled its too youthful and unripe retirements,...its beauty, it fell into the portion of weeds and outworn faces. So does the fairest beauty change, and it will be as bad with you and me ; and then...
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The woman of genius [by mrs. Ross].

mrs. Ross - 1821
...the dew oj heaven, as a lamb's Jleece ; but when a ruder breath had forced open its virgin modesty, and dismantled its too youthful and unripe retirements,...its beauty, it fell into the portion of weeds and out-worn faces. She, that pale girl, watched the east with the devotion of the magi, who hailed there...
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