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" But love had, like the canker-worm, Confum'd her early prime : The rofe grew pale, and left her cheek ; She dy'd before her time. "
The Works of David Mallet...: Miscellaneous poems - Page 4
by David Mallet - 1759
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Sheridan's and Henderson's Practical Method of Reading and Reciting English ...

Thomas Sheridan, John Henderson - Elocution - 1796 - 264 pages
...that'kingsjmuft wear, When! death has; reft their crown. Here comes again the defcriptive part. Her bloomjwas like the fpringing flower, That fips the filver dew;...was budded in her cheek, Juft opening to the view. In the next verfe you re-enter into the pathetic. But love had, like the canker-worm, If yort paufe...
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Tales of Wonder

Matthew Gregory Lewis, Sir Walter Scott, John Leyden, Robert Southey - Ballads, English - 1801
...youth and years are flown : Such is the robe that kings muft wear, When death has reft their crown. Her bloom was like the fpringing flower, That fips...was budded in her cheek, Juft opening to the view. But But love had, like the canker-worm, Confumed her early prime : The rofe grew pale, and left her...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ...

Great Britain - 1804
...When death lias reft their crown. IV. Her bloom was like the fpringing flower, That Tips the filvcr dew ; The rofe was budded in her cheekę Juft opening...to the view. V. But Love had, like the canker-worm, Confuin'd her early prime : The rofe grew pale, and left her cheek; She dy'd before her time. VI. Awake!...
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Ancient and modern Scottish songs, heroic ballads, etc, Volume 1

George Paton - Ballads, Scots - 1869
...youth and years are flown : Such is the robe that kings mufl wear, When death has reft their crown. Her bloom was like the fpringing flower, That fips...filver dew ; The rofe was budded in her cheek, Juft op'ning to the view : But love had, like the canker-worm, Confum'd her early prime : The rofe grew...
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Ancient and Modern Scottish Songs, Heroic Ballads, Etc, Volume 1

George Paton - Ballads, Scots - 1870 - 304 pages
...youth and years are flown : Such is the robe that kings mufl wear, When death has reft their crown. Her bloom was like the fpringing flower, That fips...filver dew ; The rofe was budded in her cheek, Juft op'ning to the view : But love had, like the canker-worm, Confum'd her early prime : The rofe grew...
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The Tea-table Miscellany: A Collection of Choice Songs, Scots and ..., Volume 1

Ballads, English - 1871
...robe that kings mull wear, When death has reft their crown. Her bloom was like the fpringing flow'r, That fips the filver dew; The rofe was budded in her cheek, Jufl op'ning to the view. But love had, like the canker-worm, Confum'd her early prime : The rofe grew...
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The Tea-table Miscellany

Allan Ramsay - Ballads, English - 1876
...robe that kings muft wear, When death has reft their crown. Her bloom was like the fpringing flow'r, That fips the filver dew ; The rofe was budded in her cheek, Jufl op'ning to the view. But love had, like the canker-worm, Confum'd her early prime : The rofe grew...
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