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" ... full with the dew of heaven as a lamb's fleece ; but when a ruder breath had forced open its virgin modesty, and dismantled its too youthful and unripe retirements, it began to put on darkness, and to decline to softness and the symptoms of a sickly... "
The rule and exercises of holy dying - Page 9
by Jeremy Taylor (bp. of Down and Connor.) - 1814
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The rule and exercises of holy living. (By I. Taylor). [Followed by] The ...

Jeremy Taylor (bp. of Down and Connor.) - 1703
...fome of its leaves and aD its beauty, it fell into the portion of weeds and out- worn faces. The fame is the portion of every man and every woman; the heritage of worms and lerpents, rottenneis ?.nd cold difhonour, and our beauty fo changed, that our Acquaintance quickly...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...decline to softness, and the symptoms of a sickly age : it bowed the head, and broke its stalk, and at night having lost some of its leaves and all its beauty, it fell into the portion of weeds and worn-out faces. The same is the portion of every man and every woman ; the heritage of worms and serpents,...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 3

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...decline to softness, and the symptoms of a sickly age : it bowed the head, and broke its stalk, and at night having lost some of its leaves and all its beauty, it fell into the portion of weeds and worn-out faces. The same is the portion of every man and every woman; the heritage of worms and serpents,...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

English literature - 1805
...decline tcr softness and the symptoms of a sickly age; it bowed the head, and broke its stalk ; and at night, having lost some of its leaves and all its beauty, it fell into the portion of tveedi and out-worn faces. * When the sentence of death is decreed, and- begins to be put in execution,...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...decline to softness and the symptoms of a sickly age ; it bowed the Lead, and Jjroke its stalk, and at night, having lost some of its leaves, and all its beauty, it fell into the portion of vveeds and out-worn faces. On the gradual Progress of Plan's Reason. A third partof our life is spent...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - 1807
...decline to softness and th-e symptoms of a sickly age ; ft bowed the head, and broke its stalk, and at night, having lost some of its leaves, and all its beauty, it fell into the portion qf weeds and out-worn faces. On the gradual Progress of Man's Reason. A third part of our life is spent...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

Almanacs, English - 1817
...decline to softness and the symptoms of a sickly age ; it bowed the head, and broke its stalk; and, at night, having lost some of its leaves, and all...fell into the portion of weeds and outworn faces.' — JEREMY TAYLOR'. 1 The beautiful and well known lines of Cowper, ' The rost had been washed, just...
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Lectures Chiefly on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth ...

William Hazlitt - English drama - 1821 - 218 pages
...to decline to softness and the symptoms of a sickly age, it bowed the head and broke its stalk, and at night, having lost some of its leaves, and all...fell into the portion of weeds and outworn faces. So does the fairest beauty change, and it will be as bad with you and me ; and then what servants shall...
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: Delivered at ...

William Hazlitt - Dramatists, English - 1821 - 356 pages
...to decline to softness and the symptoms of a sickly age, it bowed the head and broke its stalk, and at night, having lost some of its leaves, and all...fell into the portion of weeds and outworn faces. So does the fairest beauty change, and it will be as bad with you and me ; and then what servants shall...
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The woman of genius [by mrs. Ross].

mrs. Ross - 1821
...decline to softness and the symptoms of a sickly age ; it bowed the head, and broke its stalk — and at night, having lost some of its leaves and all its...fell into the portion of weeds and out-worn faces. She, that pale girl, watched the east with the devotion of the magi, who hailed there the star of eternal...
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