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" A brittle glass that breaketh presently :— " A fleeting good, a gloss, a glass, a flow'r, " Lost, faded, broken, dead, within an hour. " As goods when lost are wond'rous seldom found, " As faded gloss no rubbing can excite. " As flow'rs when dead are... "
The Confessions of William Henry Ireland: Containing the Particulars of His ... - Page 209
by William Henry Ireland - 1805 - 317 pages
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A Course of Reading for Common Schools and the Lower Classes of Academies ...

Henry Mandeville - 1851 - 396 pages
...flowers, when dead, are trampled on the ground; As broken glass no cement can unite ; So beauty, blemished once, is ever lost, In spite of physic, painting, pains and cost. Shakspeare. SEC. XVIII. THE CONNECTION BETWEEN GOODNESS AND HAPPINESS. 1 To be good, is to be happy:...
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The Confessions of William Henry Ireland: Containing the Particulars of His ...

William Henry Ireland - 1874 - 396 pages
...Stated to hare been printed from a corrected manuscript, and originally written by William Shatspeare. See GEN. MAG. for Oct. 1750. " Beauty is but a vain...impromptu, with a lead pencil, on the cover of a letter.— AUBOEA. Aurora visits first the clown, In dirty dingy russet gown : For house-maids then she 'tires...
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Reading and Speaking: Familiar Talks to Young Men who Would Speak Well in ...

Brainard Gardner Smith - 1891 - 188 pages
...flowers when dead are trampled on the ground; As broken glass no cement can unite; So beauty blemished once is ever lost, In spite of physic, painting, pains, and cost. 31. Did sweeter sounds adorn my flowing tongue, Than ever man pronounced, or angel sung; Had I all...
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Reading and Speaking: Familiar Talks to Young Men who Would Speak Well in ...

Brainard Gardner Smith - 1898 - 216 pages
...flowers when dead are trampled on the ground ; As broken glass no cement can unite ; So beauty blemished once is ever lost, In spite of physic, painting, pains, and cost. 31. Did sweeter sounds adorn my flowing tongue, Than ever man pronounced, or angel sung; Had I all...
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The Early Life of John Howard Payne: With Contemporary Letters Heretofore ...

Willis Tracy Hanson - 1913 - 218 pages
...flowers when dead are trampled on the ground, As broken glass no cement can unite ; So beauty bleroish'd once is ever lost, In spite of physic, painting, pains, and cost. TITI.KS. The prevailing rage to catch the public ear by some specious or surprising title, has rendered...
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