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" Still to be neat, still to be drest, As you were going to a feast ; Still to be powdered, still perfumed : Lady, it is to be presumed, Though art's hid causes are not found, All is not sweet, all is not sound. Give me a look, give me a face, That makes... "
Specimens of the early English poets [ed. by G. Ellis.]. To which is ... - Page 349
by English poets - 1801
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The Social Relations of Jonson's Theater

Jonathan Haynes - Drama - 1992 - 143 pages
...were going to a feast; Still to be pou'dred, still perfum'd: Lady, it is to be presum'd, Though arts hid causes are not found, All is not sweet, all is not sound. process mysterious. They make it clear that their company is exclusive, but mystify the principles...
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The Fortunes of the Courtier: The European Reception of Castiglione's Cortegiano

Peter Burke - Philosophy - 1996 - 210 pages
...everything, and to seem to do all things of his own mother wit'.60 Let Ben Jonson have the last word. Give me a look, give me a face That makes simplicity...free: Such sweet neglect more taketh me, Than all th'adulteries of art. They strike mine eyes, but not my heart. He was echoing Horace and Ovid, but...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1997 - 625 pages
..."madding" here has the sense "becoming mad, acting madly, frenzied" (OED), rather than "maddening." Give me a look, give me a face, That makes simplicity...free: Such sweet neglect more taketh me, Than all the adulteries of art; They strike mine eyes, but not my heart. BEN JoNSON, (c. 1572-1637) British...
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The Classic Hundred Poems: All-time Favorites

William Harmon - Poetry - 1998 - 360 pages
Gathers the most frequently anthologized English and American poems, including those by Keats, Shakespeare, Frost, Wordsworth, Dickinson, Shelley, Yeats, Tennyson, Emerson, and ...
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Le fortune del Cortegiano. Baldassarre Castiglione e i percorsi del ...

Peter Burke - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 199 pages
...facesse ogni cosa grazie alla sua naturale intelligenza»". Lasciamo l'ultima parola a Ben Jonson. Give me a look, give me a face That makes simplicity...free: Such sweet neglect more taketh me, Than all th'adulteries of art. They strike mine eyes, but not my heart. (Datemi uno sguardo, datemi un volto...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...Entertainment at Althrope This is Mab. the Mistress-Fairy That doth nightly rob the dairy. 5246 Epicene 1 1 139 'A High- Toned old Christian Woman' Poetry...madame. 1 1 140 'The Man with the Blue Guitar' They the adulteries of art; They strike mine eyes, but not my heart. 5247 'Eupheme' The voice so sweet,...
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Kate Chopin's Private Papers

Emily Toth, Per Seyersted - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 360 pages
...dark and down-cast eye: The mild Expression spoke a mind In duty firm, composed, resigned." Scott. "Give me a look give me a face, That makes simplicity a grace; Robes loosely flowing, Hair as free! • MH. "WW W. « " ( I . ..-us ...... ..„ . _.„ . .!»'.• •, ii . , . .«----'-.-.... 0,-....
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The Principles of Literature: A Guide for Readers and Writers

Christina Myers-Shaffer - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 392 pages
This reference guide can serve as either a supplementary text for high school and introductory college literature courses, or as a general style manual for writers and writing ...
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How to Prepare for SAT II.: Literature

Christina Myers-Shaffer - Study Aids - 2000 - 417 pages
...you were going to a feast; Still to be powdered, still perfumed; Lady, it is to be presumed, Though art's hid causes are not found, All is not sweet,...neglect more taketh me Than all th' adulteries of art. They strike mine eyes, but not my heart. by Ben Jonson Here is a sample practice question: Referring...
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Obsessed by Dress

Design - 2001 - 176 pages
...you were going to a feast; Still to be powdered, still perfumed: Lady it is to be presumed, Though art's hid causes are not found, All is not sweet, all is not sound. Give me a look, ^ive me a face That makes simplicity a grace; Robes loosely flowing, hair as free: Such sweet neglect...
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