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" When lovely woman stoops to folly, And finds too late that men betray ; What charm can soothe her melancholy, What art can wash her guilt away ? The only art her guilt to cover, To hide her shame from every eye, To give repentance to her lover, And wring... "
Poetical Works - Page 62
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
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The Traveller, The Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1825 - 144 pages
...charm can soolh her melancholy. What art can Tvatb her guilt away ? The only art her guilt to corer, To hide her shame from every eye., To give repentance to her lover, And wring his bosom1 — i, to die. '.si.. LINES, .Vwnirf Ciirauu'le of .fym' 3, K'BM have you seen, bath'd...
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The castle chapel

Regina Maria Roche - 1825
...by voluntarily renouncing what she was M 2 unworthy of enjoying ; in short, she felt that— " When lovely woman stoops to folly, • ' And finds too late that men betray, No grief can sooth her melancholy, No tears can wash her guilt away." - . But it was not through Eugene's...
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The Woodland Family Or The Sons of Error and Daughters of Simplicity

William Child Green - 1826
...image of affliction, desolation, and despair.. THB WOODLAND FAMILY. 445 CHAPTER XLIII. •• When lovely woman stoops to folly, And finds too late that men betray : What charm can sooth her melancholy. What art can wash her guilt away ?" GOLDiMITH ON the morn succeeding that which...
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Memorials of Shakspeare: Or, Sketches of His Character and Genius

Nathan Drake - Dramatists, English - 1828 - 494 pages
...from his conduct at her grave, which, indeed, reminds us of the beautiful lines of Goldsmith : — To give repentance to her lover, And wring his bosom, is — to die. " It is worthy of remark that the poet does not once bring Ophelia into the presence of Hamlet during...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 4

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...dread abode ; There they alike in trembling hope repose, The bosom of his father and his God. Gray. The only art her guilt to cover, To hide her shame...eye, To give repentance to her lover. And wring his boson is — to die. Goldsmith. Not the soft sighs of vernal gales, The fragrance of the flowery vales....
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary ..., Part 1; Parts 1945-1947

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...dread abode ; There they alike in trembling hope repose, The botom of his father and his God. Gray. The only art her guilt to cover. To hide her shame...from every eye, To give repentance to her lover. And wriug his botom is — to die. Goldmnth. Not the soft sighs of vernal gales, The fragrance of the Bowery...
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A Glossary of North Country Words, in Use: With Their Etymology, and ...

John Trotter Brockett - English language - 1829 - 343 pages
...taken of her by a faithless swain, without affording her a legitimate right to his protection, — When lovely woman stoops to folly, And finds too late that men betray. ACKERSPRIT, the premature sprouting of a potatoe, the germination of grain. V. Skin. Jam. and Wilb....
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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - English poetry - 1830 - 240 pages
...graces, As I hope to be sav'd! without thinking on asses/' Edinburgh, 1753. STANZAS ON WOMAN. WHEN lovely woman stoops to folly, And finds too late that men betray; What charm can sooth her melancholy, What art can wash her guilt away ? The only art her guilt to cover " To hide...
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Waverley Novels, Volume 19

Walter Scott - 1830
...influence both of hunger and fatigue, Henry Warden retained his standing posture. CHAPTER VIII. When lovely woman stoops to folly, And finds too late that men betray JULIAN AVENEL saw with surprise the demeanour of the reverend stranger. " Beshrew me/' he said, " these...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1830 - 527 pages
...the rogues they lied: The man recover'd of the bite, The dog it was that died. STANZAS ON WOMAN. WHEN urned with a confirmation of the dismal tidings. No ceremony coul Wliat charms can soothe her melancholy, Wbat art can wash her guilt away? The only art her guilt to...
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