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" When lovely woman stoops to folly. And finds, too late, that men betray. What charm can soothe her melancholy, What art can wash her guilt away? The only art her guilt to cover. To hide her shame from every eye, To give repentance to her lover, And wring... "
In a grass country - Page 233
by Caroline Emily Cameron - 1885
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Love and Death in the American Novel

Leslie A. Fiedler - Literary Criticism - 1960 - 603 pages
...Woman. The plaintive lines of Goldsmith, which reflect faithfully the sentimentality of Richardson, When lovely woman stoops to folly, And finds too late that men betray, What charm can soothe her melancholy? What art can wash her tears away? The only art her guilt to cover, To hide her...
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Erotic Innocence: The Culture of Child Molesting

James Russell Kincaid - Self-Help - 1998 - 352 pages
...any child. Are we denning the child's innocence in the way older societies denned women's virginity? When lovely woman stoops to folly And finds too late...her melancholy? What art can wash her guilt away? The only art her guilt to cover, To hide her shame from every eye, To give repentance to her lover,...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...seemed to me pretty plain, that they had more of love than matrimony in them. 4199 The Vicar ofWakefield r, but few thy voice; Take each man's censure, but reserve thy judgement. Costly thy soothe her melancholy, What art can wash her guilt away? GOLDWATER Barry 19094200 (accepting the presidential...
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Patterns in Language: An Introduction to Language and Literary Style

Joanna Thornborrow, Shân Wareing - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1998 - 264 pages
...The nine-syllable lines end in unstressed syllables, forming double rhymes as discussed earlier: 32 When lovely woman stoops to folly, And finds too late that men betray, What charm can soothe her melancholy, What art can wash her guilt away? The only art her guilt to cover, To hide her...
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Book of Humorous Quotations

Connie Robertson - Humor - 1998 - 400 pages
...seemed to me pretty plain, that they had more of love than matrimony in them. 1707 The Vicar ofWakefield When lovely woman stoops to folly And finds too late that men betray, What charm can soothe her melancholy, What an can wash her guilt away? wit. GOLDWYNSam 1882-1974 1708 I read part...
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The Natural Superiority of Women

Ashley Montagu - Social Science - 1999 - 335 pages
...the eighteenth century Oliver Goldsmith had a revealing solution to this problem in a poignant poem: When lovely woman stoops to folly And finds too late that men betray, What charm can soothe her melancholy, What art can wash her guilt away? The only art her guilt to cover, To hide her...
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The First and Second Lady Chatterley Novels

D. H. Lawrence - Fiction - 2002 - 732 pages
...lovely woman stoops to freedom Humorous reference to the song from The Vicar of Wakefield ( 1 766): 'When lovely woman stoops to folly, / And finds too late that men betray', by Oliver Goldsmith (1728-74). 457:4 a different way — See The world is a bundle of hay, Mankind...
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The Grail: A Casebook

Dhira B. Mahoney - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 590 pages
...the gramophone. (11. 253-256) The lines from The Vicar ofWakefield which Eliot is parodying begin: When lovely woman stoops to folly. And finds too late that men betray. What charm can soothe her melancholy? What art can wash her guilt away? and conclude with the observation that the...
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Great Short Poems

Paul Negri - Poetry - 2000 - 64 pages
...And fierce as storms that bluster! Oliver Goldsmith (c. 1730-1774) When Lovely Woman Stoops to Folly When lovely woman stoops to folly, And finds too late that men betray, What charm can soothe her melancholy, What art can wash her guilt away? The only art her guilt to cover, To hide her...
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Writing Unseen Commentaries: A Student Help Book

H. S. Toshack - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 96 pages
...popularised by Queen Mary. I think she was God in drag. (Nancy Banks-Smith in The Guardian newspaper) K When lovely woman stoops to folly And finds too late that men betray What charm can soothe her melancholy? What art can wash her tears away? (Woman Oliver Goldsmith, 1728-1774) L To be...
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