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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... "
The rape of the lock,: an heroi-comical poem, - Page 57
by Alexander Pope - 1798 - 79 pages
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...alas ! frail beauty u;i; t decay, 2 5 Curl'd or nncuri'd, since Locks will turn to gray, raiumi I. K Since painted, or not painted, all shall fade, And...to use, And keep good humour still whate'er we lose ? 33 And trust me, Dear! good humour can prevail, When airs, and flights, arid screams, and scolding...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope: with his last corrections ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester), Colley Cibber - 1804 - 754 pages
...it sure be such a sin to paint, But since, alas ! frail beauty must decay ; 25 Curl'd or uncurl'd, since Locks will turn to gray ; Since painted, or...to use, And keep good humour still whate'er we lose ? 30 And trust me, Dear ! good humour can prevail, When airs, and flights, and screams, and scolding...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ...

Alexander Pope - 1807
...paint. But since, alas! frail heauty must decay; ?i Curl'd or uncurl'd, since locks will turn to grey; Since painted, or not painted, all shall fade, And...who scorns a man must die a maid; What then remains, hut well our pow'r to use, And keep good-humour still whate'er we lose? 30 And trust me, dear! good-humour...
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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808
...paint. "But since, alas ! frail beauty must decay, Curl'd or uncurl'd, since locks will turn to grey ; Since painted, or not painted, all shall fade, And...must die a maid ; What then remains, but well our power to use, And keep good-humour still whate'er we lose ? And trust me, dear ! good-humour can prevail,...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope: In four volumes. Collated ..., Volumes 1-2

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...paint. But since, alas ! frail beauty must decay, Curl'd or uncurl'd, since locks will turn to grey ; Since painted, or not painted, all shall fade, And...must die a maid ; What then remains, but well our power to ose, And keep good-humour still whate.'er we lose ? And trust me, dear ! good-humour can prevail,...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. To which is prefixed the life of the ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1808 - 651 pages
...paint. But since, alas ! frail beanty must decay ; Curl'd or uncurl'd, since locks will turn to grey; Since painted, or not painted, all shall fade, And...man must die a maid ; What then remains but well our power to use, And keep good-humour still, whate'er we lose ? And trust me, doar ! good-humour can prevail,...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809 - 1016 pages
...paint. But sincajalas ! frail beauty must decay , CurPd or uncurl'd, since locks will turn to grey; Since painted, or not painted, all shall fade; And...must die a maid ; What then remains, but well our now'r to use, And keep good humor still, whale1 er we lose f And trust me, dear ! good humor can prevail,...
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Specimens of the British poets

British poets - 1809
...could it sure be such a sin to paint. But since, alas ! frail beanty must decay, Curl'd or uncurl'd, since locks will turn to gray ; Since painted, or not painted, all shall fade, And she who scorus a man must die a maid; What then remains, but well our pow'r to use, And keep good-humour still...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper, Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...But since, al.is ! frail beauty must ili-cay ; fcurl'd or iincurl'd, since Lo^ks will turn to grey; Since painted, or not painted, all shall fade, And...must die a maid ; What then remains, but well our power to use, And keep good-humour still, whate'cr we lose ? And trust me, dear ! good-humour can prevail,...
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The works of the English poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: including ..., Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...beauty must decay ; CurlM or nncurl'd, since I/rks will tnrn to grey; Sincr painted, or not paintcil, all shall fade, And she. who scorns a man, must die a maid j What then remains, but well our power to use, And keep good-humour still, whate'er we lose ? And...
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