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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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The Philosophy of Rhetoric

George Campbell - 1838 - 426 pages
...Unnumber'd treasures opes at once, and here The various offerings of the world appear ; From each she nicely culls with curious toil, And decks the goddess with...unlocks, And all Arabia breathes from yonder box. Dunciad, B. The passage is this, Felix prole virum, qualis Berecynthia mater Invehitur curru Phrygias...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 4

1838
...Unnumbered treasures ope at once, and here The various offerings of the world appear ; From each she nicely culls with curious toil, And decks the goddess with the glittering spoiL This casket India's glowing fjems unlocks, And all Arabia breathes from yonder box. The tortoise here and elephant unite, Transform...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Ed. by H.F. Cary, with a biogr. notice ...

Alexander Pope - 1839
...L'nnumber'd treasures ope at once, and here The various offerings of the world appear ; From each she nicely the nice bee, what sense so subtly true From poisonous...half-reasoning elephant, with thine ! 4t in a certai Transform'd to combs, the speckled, and the white. Here files of pins extend their shining rows, Puffs,...
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The Works of George Campbell: Philosophy of rhetoric

George Campbell - 1840
...Unnumbered treasures opes at once, and here The various offerings of the world appear ; From each she nicely culls with curious toil, And decks the goddess with...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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Elements of the Philosophy of Mind: Applied to the Development of Thought ...

Elizabeth Stryker Ricord - 1840 - 408 pages
...description of a lady's toilet lias these lines : "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." Also, in describing the things lost upon earth that...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1841 - 807 pages
...T'nnumber'd treasures ope at once, and here The various offerings of the world appear; From each she nicely atio Transform 'd to combs, the speckled and the white. Here files of pins extend their shining rows, Putfs,...
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Cooking by the Book: Food in Literature and Culture

Mary Anne Schofield - 1989 - 228 pages
...Unnumbered treasures ope at once, and here The various offerings of the world appear; From each she nicely culls with curious toil, And decks the goddess with...unlocks, And all Arabia breathes from yonder box. (I, 121-134) 'Consider the following passage, from "Marrakesh," Something I've Been Meaning to Tell...
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Centennial Hauntings: Pope, Byron and Eliot in the Year 88

C. C. Barfoot, Theo d' Haen, Theo d'. Haen - 1990 - 366 pages
...unlocks, And all Arabia breathes 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. Now awful Beauty puts on all its Arms; The Fair each...
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The Legacy of Rome: A New Appraisal

Reader in Classical Languages and Literature Fellow Richard Jenkyns - 1992 - 479 pages
...this deseription from The Rape of the Lock of the combs on Belinda's dressing table (Canto I- 135-6) The tortoise here and elephant unite, Transformed to combs, the speckled and the white the metonymies (tortoise = tortoiseshell, elephant = ivory) momentarily suggest a bizarre physical...
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Ends of Empire: Women and Ideology in Early Eighteenth-century English ...

Laura Brown - 1993 - 203 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. (1.129-36) Throughout the literary culture of this...
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