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" Beauty is Nature's brag, and must be shown In courts, at feasts, and high solemnities, Where most may wonder at' the workmanship ; It is for homely features to keep home, They had their name thence ; coarse complexions, And cheeks of sorry grain, will... "
A Thousand Thoughts from Various Authors - Page 24
edited by - 1880 - 374 pages
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Paradise Regain'd: A Poem, in Four Books. To which is Added, Samson ...

John Milton - 1759 - 420 pages
...be fhown 755 In courts, in feafts, and high folemnities, Where moft may wonder at the workmanfhip; It is for homely features to keep home, They had their name thence; coarfe complexions And cheeks of forry grain will ferve to ply 760 The fampler, and to teafe the hufwife's...
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Bell's British Theatre,: Consisting of the Most Esteemed English Plays ...

1777 - 380 pages
...muft be fliown In courts, at feafts, and high folemnities, Where moft may wonder at the workmanflrp. It is for homely features to keep home, They had their name thence : Coarfe complexion*, And cheeks of forry grain, will ferve to ply The iampler, and to teaze the bolifewife's...
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The Works of the English Poets: Milton

Samuel Johnson - 1779 - 320 pages
...be mown 745 In courts, in feafts, and high folemnities, Where moft may wonder at the workmanfhip ; It is for homely features to keep home, They had their name thence ; coarfe complexions And cheeks of forry grain will ferve to ply 750 The fampler, and to teafe the...
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Bell's British Theatre: Consisting of the Most Esteemed English Plays

John Bell - 1780 - 340 pages
...ihown *' In courts, at feails, and high folemnities, " Where moft may wonder at the workmanihip. " It is for homely features to keep home ; " They had their name thence. Coarfe с<мпр1схюп» . " And cheeks of forry grain will ferve to ply " The fampler and to tcafe...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 31-32

John Bell - 1788 - 628 pages
...withers on the stalk with languish'd head. Beauty is Nature's brag, and must be shown 745 In courts, in feasts, and high solemnities, Where most may wonder...complexions And cheeks of sorry grain will serve to ply 750 The sampler, and to tease the huswife's wool. What need a vermeil-tinftur'd lip for that, Love-darting...
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Twelfth night. Winter's tale

William Shakespeare - 1788 - 442 pages
...his fatal guile f Gav.e proof unheeded. . . .., '••••• ^ .,far,Los.tt P. IV- 1-347-coarse complexions, " And cheeks of sorry grain will serve to ply "The sampler, -and to leaze the housewife's wool." Comus, 1. 749. HENLEY. lojl. Advocate's the court-word for a pheasant...
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Tempest. Two gentlemen of Verona

William Shakespeare - 1788 - 372 pages
...ACT I. Une 2 . ft* 0 ME-KEEPJNG ymith have ever homely . wits:] Milton has the same play on words: " It is for homely features to keep home, ." They had their name thence." STEEVENS. 8. shapeless idleness.] The expression is fine, as implying tiiat idleness prevents the giving...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 12

English poets - 1790 - 342 pages
...be fhown 743 In courts, in feafts, and high folemnities, ^ here moft may wonder at the workmanfhip ; It is for homely features to keep home, They had their name thence; coarfe complexions And cheeks of forry grain will ferve to ply 750 The lampler, and to teafe the hufwife's...
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British Theatre, Volume 11

John Bell - 1791 - 294 pages
..." It withers on the stalk with languish'd head. " Beauty is nature's brag, and must be shown ago " In courts, at feasts, and high solemnities, " Where...the workmanship. " It is for homely features to keep koine, " They had their name thence : Coarse complexions, " And cheeks of sorry grain, will serve to...
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Comus: A Mask

John Milton, John Dalton - 1791 - 498 pages
...wonder at-the workmanship. " It is for homely features :to keep home, " They Itad their name tlrehce : Coarse complexions, " And cheeks of sorry grain, will serve to ply " The sampler, and to teaze the housewife's wool." What need a vermeil tinftur'd lip for that, T.ove-darting eyes, or tresses...
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