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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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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 7

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1823
...frivolity — innocent mirth of the heart in place of that which is faint and sickly on the lip — Give me a look, give me a face, That makes simplicity...loosely flowing, hair as free: Such sweet neglect more takcth me, Than all the adulteries of art, That strike mine eyes, but not mine heart. But every thing...
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The New Monthly Magazine, and Literary Journal, Volume 5

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1823
...mirth of the heart in place of that which is faint and sickly on the lip — Give me a look, irivi- me a face, That makes simplicity a grace ; Robes loosely...free : Such sweet neglect more taketh me, Than all the adulteries of art, That strike mine eyes, but not mine heart. But every thing fashionable is constrained...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection ... from the Most Eminent Prose and ...

Richard Alfred Davenport - English literature - 1823
...were going to a. feast ; Still to be powder'd, still perfumed ; Lady, it is to be presumed, Though, art's hid causes are not found, All is not sweet, all is not sound. (Jive me a look, give me a face That makes simplicity a grace ; Robes loosely flowing, hair as free...
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Works, Volume 3

Maria Edgeworth, Richard Lovell Edgeworth - 1824
...farthing a yard." As she left the room, Belinda heard Clarence Hervey repeat to lady Delacour — " Give me a look, give me a face, " That makes simplicity a grace ; " Robes loosely flowing, hair as free '' he paused — but Belinda recollected the remainder of the stanza — " Such sweet neglect more...
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Tales, and Miscellaneous Pieces, Volume 2

Maria Edgeworth - 1825
...farthing a yard." As she left the room, Belinda heard Clarence Hervey repeat to lady Delacour — " Give me a look, give me a face, That makes simplicity a grace ; Robes loosely flowing, hair as free " he paused — but Belinda recollected the remainder of the stanza — " Such sweet neglect more taketh...
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Marriage: a novel

Susan Ferrier - 1825
...had you in his eye when he composed that song;' then in a voice like thunder^ she chanted forth— ' Give me a look, give me a face That makes simplicity a grace. Robes looselt flowing, hair as free, Such sweet neglect more taketh me." Miss Grizzy was in the utmost perplexity,...
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Ancient ballads and songs; with notices, including original poetry. By T. Lyle

Ancient ballads - 1827
...you were going to a feast; Still to be powder'd, still perfum'd; Lady! it is to be presum'd, Though art's hid causes are not found, All is not sweet,...free: Such sweet neglect more taketh me, Than all the adulteries of art; They strike mine eyes, but not my heart. The two foregoing Pieces are by BEN...
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Ancient Ballads and Songs, Chiefly from Tradition, Manuscripts, and Scarce ...

Thomas Lyle - Ballads, English - 1827 - 250 pages
...you were going to a feast; Still to be powder'd, still perfum'd; Lady! it is to be presum'd, Though art's hid causes are not found, All is not sweet,...free: Such sweet neglect more taketh me, Than all the adulteries of art ; They strike mine eyes, but not my heart. The two foregoing Pieces are by BEN...
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Almack's: a novel, Volume 3

Marianne Spencer Stanhope Hudson - 1827
...but they could never improve it. Egad, Sydenham, she reminds me of those lines of Ben Jonson's:— " Give me a look, give me a face, That makes simplicity...th' adulteries of art, That strike mine eye, but not my heart.'' " Bravo!" said T ; " Robes loosely flowing, if you please; but this beauty is so covered...
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Almack's [by M. Hudson].

Marianne Hudson - 1827
...they could never improve it. Egad, Sydenham, she reminds me of those lines of Ben Jonson's : — " Give me a look, give me a face, That makes simplicity...th' adulteries of art, That strike mine eye, but not my heart.'' " Bravo !" said T ; " Robes loosely flowing, if you please ; but this beauty is so covered...
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