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" But so have I seen a rose newly springing from the clefts of its hood, and, at first, it was fair as the morning, and 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... "
Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the Tatler ... - Page 46
by Nathan Drake - 1805
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English Literature

Alphonso Gerald Newcomer - English literature - 1905 - 445 pages
...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,...its beauty, it fell into the portion of weeds and outworn faces." Thomas Browne, knighted by Charles II., was an Oxford man who studied medicine, and...
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English Literature

Alphonso Gerald Newcomer - English literature - 1905 - 445 pages
...a lamb's fleece; but when a ruder breath had forced open its virgin modesty, and dismantled its toc youthful and unripe retirements, it began to put on...its beauty, it fell into the portion of weeds and outworn faces." Thomas Browne, knighted by Charles II., was an Oxford man who studied medicine, and...
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AN ENGLISH PROSE MISCELLANY

JOHN MASEFIELD - 1907
...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,...its beauty, it fell into the portion of weeds and outworn faces. When the sentence of death is decreed, and begins to be put in execution, it is sorrow...
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An Introduction to English Literature

Henry Spackman Pancoast - English literature - 1907 - 700 pages
...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,...night, having lost some of its leaves and all its Ix'auty, it fell into the portion of weeds and outworn faces. The same is the portion of every man...
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History of English Literature, Volume 2

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1908
...fleece ; but when a ruder breath had forced open its virgin modesty, and dismantled its too youthfulf and unripe retirements, it began to put on darkness,...its beauty, it fell into the portion of weeds and outworn faces. The same is the portion of every man and every woman, the heritage of worms and serpents,...
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The Psychology of Mentally Deficient Children

Naomi Norsworthy - Children with mental disabilities - 1908 - 111 pages
...of a mightier hand. In the following from Jeremy Taylor there is an alternation of duple and triple: It bowed the head and broke its stalk, and at night...its beauty, it fell into the portion of weeds and outworn faces. Finally a passage from the writing of Thompson-Seton is given, arranged as regular blank...
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National Idealism and the Book of Common Prayer: An Essay in Re ...

Stanton Coit - Christian sociology - 1908 - 467 pages
...fair as the morning, And full with the dew of heaven, as a lamb's fleece ; But when a ruder breath had dismantled its too youthful and unripe retirements,...softness and the symptoms of a sickly age; It bowed its head and broke its stalk ; And at night, having lost some of its leaves and all its beauty, It...
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National Idealism and the Book of Common Prayer: An Essay in Re ...

Stanton Coit - Christian sociology - 1908 - 467 pages
...fair as the morning, And full with the dew of heaven, as a lamb's fleece ; But when a ruder breath had dismantled its too youthful and unripe retirements,...darkness, And to decline to softness and the symptoms of a sicldy age; It bowed its head and broke its stalk ; And at night, having lost some of its leaves and...
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English Prose (1137-1890)

John Matthews Manly - English prose literature - 1909 - 544 pages
...breath had forced open its virgin modesty, and dismantled its too youthful and unripe ret1rements, it began to put on darkness, and to decline to softness...its beauty, it fell into the portion of weeds and outworn faces. The same is the portion of every man and every woman; the heritage of worms and serpents,...
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A First Book in English Literature

Henry Spackman Pancoast, Percy Van Dyke Shelly - English literature - 1910 - 497 pages
...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,...its beauty, it fell into the portion of weeds and outworn faces. The same is the portion of every man and every woman." Sir Thomas Browne. — There...
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