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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... "
A Collection of Familiar Quotations: With Complete Indices of Authors and ... - Page 96
by John Bartlett - 1856 - 358 pages
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The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale

Oliver Goldsmith - 1807 - 264 pages
...me. When lovely woman stoops to folly, And finds, too late, that me» betray, What charm can sooth her melancholy, What art can wash her guilt away !...repentance to her lover, And wring his bosom — is to die. As she was concluding the last stanza, to which an interruption in her voice, from sorrow, gave peculiar...
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The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale

Oliver Goldsmith - 1808 - 196 pages
...Wfcen lovely woman stoops t And finds, too late, that men betray, What charm can sooth her melancholy f What art can wash her guilt away? The only art her guilt to cover, To bide her shame from ev'ry eye, To give repentance to her lover, And wring his bosom, is — to die....
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1809
...the rogues they ly'd ; The man recover'd of the bite, The dog it was that dy'd. STANZAS ON WOMAN. HEN lovely woman stoops to folly, And finds too late that...repentance to her lover, And wring his bosom— is to die. THE GIFT. TO IRIS, BOW-STREET, COVENT GARDES. ^AY, cruel Iris, pretty rake, Dear mercenary beauty,...
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The Soldier's Orphan, Volume 2

Mrs. Costello - 1809
...REES, AND OBMB, •PATERNOITER-ROW. •• •'" i-.V .'.'. THE SOLDIER'S ORPHAN: A TALE. CHAP. I. When lovely woman stoops to folly, And finds, too late, that men betray, What charm can sooth her melancholy, \Vhat art can wash her guilt away ? The only art, her guilt to cover, To hide...
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The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale

Oliver Goldsmith - 1809 - 240 pages
...child, it will please your old father." She complied in a manner so exquisitely pathetic, as moved me. 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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Essays on Song-writing: With a Collection of Such English Songs as are Most ...

John Aikin, Robert Harding Evans - 1810 - 352 pages
...[GOLDsMITH.] 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...to her lover, And wring his bosom, is — to die. 1 ELL my Stephen that I die ; Let echoes to each other tell, Till the mournful accents fly To Strephon's...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 16

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 526 pages
...WAKEFIEtD. 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 ?...only art her guilt to cover, To hide her shame from ev'ry eye, To give repentance to her lover, And wring his bosom — is, to die. DESCRIPTION OF AN AUTHOR'S...
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Vocal Poetry: Or, A Select Collection of English Songs. To which is Prefixed ...

John Aikin - 1810 - 249 pages
...smiles increase the wretch's woe ; And he who wants each other blessing In thce mus.t ever find a foe. 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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Essays on Song-writing: With a Collection of Such English Songs as are Most ...

John Aikin - 1810 - 352 pages
...Lueinda, please no more, The Muses droop, the Goths prevail, Adieu the sweets of Arno's vale. [GOLDSMITH.] 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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Essays, Poems and Plays: With a Preface

Oliver Goldsmith - 1810 - 399 pages
...see yonr graces, As I hope to be sav<d, withont thinking on asses.' 1733: STANZAS ^ ON •• WOMAN. WHEN lovely woman stoops to folly, And finds too late that men betray, What charm ran soothe'her melancholy What art can wash her gnilt away! The only art her gnilt to cover, To hide...
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