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" And decks the goddess with the glittering spoil. This casket India's glowing gems unlocks, And all Arabia breathes from yonder box ; The tortoise here and elephant unite, Transformed to combs, the speckled, and the white. "
The Atlantic Monthly - Page 625
1894
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Lectures on Government and Binding: The Pisa Lectures

Noam Chomsky - 1993 - 371 pages
...cosmetics, perceived no less than in later centuries as exotic: thus Pope, Rape of the Lock 1.133-4: This casket India's glowing gems unlocks. And all Arabia breathes from yonder box. The Roman matron's ornatrix (Ovid Ars Am. 3.239) painted her out of the various jars "which contained her...
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Writing and the Rise of Finance: Capital Satires of the Early Eighteenth Century

Colin Nicholson, Professor Colin Nicholson - 1994 - 219 pages
...World appear; From each she nicely culls with curious Toil, And decks the Goddess with the glitt'ring Spoil. This Casket India's glowing Gems unlocks, And...yonder Box. The Tortoise here and Elephant unite, Transform'd to Combs, the speckled and the white. Here Files of Pins extend their shining Rows, Puffs,...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - 1995 - 891 pages
...treasures ope at once, and here The various offerings of the world appear; 130 From each she nicely culls with curious toil. And decks the goddess with...white. Here files of pins extend their shining rows. Puffs, powders, patches, bibles, billet-doux. Now awful Beauty puts on all its arms; The fair each...
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Collecting in a Consumer Society

Russell W. Belk - 1995 - 198 pages
...world appear; From each she nicely culls with curious toil, And decks the goddess with the glitt'ring spoil. This casket India's glowing gems unlocks, And all Arabia breathes from younder box. The tortoise here and elephant untie, Transform'd to combs, the speckled and the white....
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Textual Bodies: Changing Boundaries of Literary Representation

Lori Hope Lefkovitz - 1997 - 291 pages
...the exotic countries that the joint-stock companies, financed by credit, were established to exploit: This Casket India's glowing Gems unlocks, And all...white. Here Files of Pins extend their shining Rows, Puffs, Powders, Patches, Bibles, Billet-doux. (I. 133-138) Belinda uses the resources of an economy...
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Selected Poetry

Alexander Pope - 1998 - 226 pages
...treasures ope at once, and here The various offerings of the world appear; 130 From each she nicely culls with curious toil, And decks the goddess with...white. Here files of pins extend their shining rows, Puffs, powders, patches, bibles, billet-doux. Now awful beauty puts on all its arms; The fair each...
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The Cambridge History of American Literature: Volume 4, Nineteenth-Century ...

Cyrus R. K. Patell - 1994 - 562 pages
...kinds of luxuries Pope found mingled on Belinda's dressing-table, the altar of Barlow's new religion: This Casket India's glowing gems unlocks, And all...Transformed to combs, the speckled and the white. (The Rape of the Lock, Canto 1) Barlow got a chance to put into practice his theories of world unification...
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Women and Literature in Britain, 1700-1800

Senior Lecturer in English Vivien Jones - 2000 - 320 pages
...of commodities through which she creates herself: The Tortoise here and Elephant unite, Transform'd to Combs, the speckled and the white. Here Files of Pins extend their shining Rows, Puffs, Powders, Patches, Bibles, Billet-doux.20 Here, myths of origin (not to mention actual exotic...
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Fables of Modernity: Literature and Culture in the English Eighteenth Century

Laura Brown - 2001 - 273 pages
...toilet scene: Unnumber'd Treasures ope at once, and here The various Off rings of the World appear; This Casket India's glowing Gems unlocks, And all...yonder Box. The Tortoise here and Elephant unite, Transform'd to Combs, the speckled and the white. Here Files of Pins extend their shining Rows, Puffs,...
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Curiosity: A Cultural History of Early Modern Inquiry

Barbara M. Benedict - 2001 - 321 pages
...unlocks, And all Arabia breaths [sic] from yonder Box. The Tortoise here and Elephant unite, Transform'd to Combs, the speckled and the white. Here Files of Pins extend their shining Rows, Puffs, Powders, Patches, Bibles, Billet-doux, (i. 133-38) Within these caskets lie trophies from overseas,...
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