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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
edited by - 1791
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Miscellaneous poems and translations: by several hands. Particularly, I ...

Alexander Pope - Literary Criticism - 1720
...beauty gains: That men may fay, when we the front-box grace, Behold the firft in virtue, as in race! Oh! if to dance all night, and drefs all day, Charm'd the fmall-pox, or chas'd old age away; Who would not fcorn what hufwife's cares produce., ; Or who would learn one earthly...
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Miscellaneous Poems and Translations, Volume 1

English poetry - 1722
...all our pains, Unlefs good fenfe preferve what beauty gains : That men may fay, when we the front-box grace, Behold the firft in virtue, as in face ! Oh ! if to dance all night, and drefs all day, Oharm'd the fmall-pox, or chas'd old age away.; Who would not fcorn what hufwife's cares produc*Or...
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The Works of Alexander Pope Esq, Volume 1

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester) - English literature - 1751
...our pains, 15 Unlefs good fenfe preferve what beauty gains : That men may fay, when we the front-box grace, Behold the firft in virtue as in face ! Oh...night, and drefs all day, Charm'd- the fmall-pox, or chas'd old age away ; Who would not fcorn what houfewife's cares produce, Or who would learn one earthly...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Juvenile poems

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1751
...our pains, 15 Unlefs good fenfe preferve what beauty gains : That men may fay, when we the front-box grace, Behold the firft in virtue as in face ! Oh...night, and drefs all day, Charm'd the fmall-pox, or chas'd old age away ; Who would not fcorn what houfewife's cares produce, Or who would learn one earthly...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions, and ...

Alexander Pope - 1754
...our pains, 15 Unlefs good fenfe preferve what beauty gains: That men may fay, when we the front box grace, Behold the firft in virtue as in face ! Oh...night, and drefs all day, Charm'd the fmall-pox, or chas'd old-age away; 20 Who would not fcorn what houfewife's cares produce, Or who would learn one...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Esq., with His Last Corrections, Additions, and ...

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1757
...our pains, 1 5 Unlefs good fenfe preferve what beauty gains : That men may fay, when we the front box grace, Behold the firft in virtue as in face ? Oh...night, and drefs all day, Charm'd the fmall-pox, or chas'd old-age away; ao Who would not fcorri what houfewife's cares produce Or who would learn one...
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The works of Alexander Pope, esq: in nine volumes complete, with his last ...

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1760
...give," Oh ! if to dance all night, and drefs all day, Charm'd thefinall-pox,or chas'd old-age away; 20 Who would not fcorn what houfewife's cares produce, Or who would learn one earthly thing of ufe ? To patch, nay ogle, might become a Saint, Nor could it fure be fuch a fin to paint. But fince, alas...
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The Beauties of English Poesy, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1767
...all our pains, Unlefs good fenfe preferve what beauty gains : That men may fay, when we the front-box grace, Behold the firft in virtue, as in face ! Oh...to dance all night, and drefs all day, Charm'd the fmall-pcx, or chas'd old-age away ; Who would not fcorn what houfewife's cares produce, Or who would...
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The Beauties of English Poesy, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1767
...pains, Unlefs good fenfe preferve what beauty gains : That men may fay, when we the front-box grace, Oh ! if to dance all night, and drefs all day, Charm'd the fmall-pox, or chas'd old-age away ; Who would not fcorn what houfewife's cares produce, Or who would learn one earthly...
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The life of Alexander Pope; with a critical essay on his writings and genius

Owen Ruffhead - 1769
...pains, *' Unlefs good ienfe preferves what beauty " gains: " That men may fay, when we the front-box " grace, *' Behold the firft in virtue as in face !..." Or who would learn one earthly thing of "ufe? " To patch, nay ogle, might become a Saint, " Nor could it lure be fuch a (in to paint. *' But fince,...
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