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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 Parricide; Or, The Youth's Career of Crime

George William MacArthur Reynolds - 1817 - 192 pages
...than he had entered it, but crouching and trembling like a lashed hound. CHAPTER XXVII. When lOTely woman stoops to folly, And finds too late that men...soothe her melancholy? What art can wash her guilt away ? GOLniMITH. Ssx months had now glided away since the commencement of Crawford's imposture on a credulous...
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The Traveller, The Deserted Village, and Other Poems ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1817 - 192 pages
...WOMAN. WHEN lovely woman stoops to folly, And finds too late that men betray, \V hat 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. LINES, INSERTED IN...
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The poems and plays of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 274 pages
...too charming maid, I'll give thee—to the devil. 1 STANZAS ON WOMAN. FROM THE VICAR OF WAKEFIKLB. 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 her...
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The Deserted Village, Traveller, and Miscellaneous Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1819 - 120 pages
...stoops to folly, And finds too late that men betray, What charm cau soothe her melancholias What art cau wash her guilt away '! The only art her guilt to cover,...to her lover, And wring his bosom — is, to die. EPITAPH ON DR. PARNELL. THIS ton.b inscrib'd to gentle Parnell's name, Hay speak our gratitude, but...
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Miscellaneous poems. Dramatic poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1820 - 488 pages
...That shew'd the rogues they lied, The man recover'd of the The dog it was that died. STANZAS ON WOMAN. WHEN lovely woman stoops to folly And finds too late...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. THE TRAVELLER; OR, A...
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The Plain Englishman [ed. by C. Knight and E.H. Locker]., Volume 1

Charles Knight - 1820 - 636 pages
...well! «'..| / Companion ; NO. IX. • -i: I'!>«•• LETTERS OF A MIDSHIPMAN. • • ../x«:- cij'f When lovely woman stoops to folly, ^ >, And finds...soothe her melancholy, What art can wash her guilt away ?— GOLDSMITH. f.Wli«-l- _ -I ' •••*• ., ( , t . SlR, * ' ' -! » ' .', | ,1 , I sit down...
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The British Novelists: With an Essay, and Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volume 23

1820 - 406 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 her...
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Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1821 - 236 pages
...teo late, that men betray, What charm can sooth her melancholy, What art can wash her guilt away P The only art her guilt to cover, To hide her shame...to her lover, And wring his bosom — is, to die. THE CLOWN'S REPLY. JOHH TROTT was desired by two witty peers, To tell them the reason why asses had...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 9

John Aikin - 1821 - 314 pages
...Corrcggios, He shifted his trumpet *, and only took snuff. STANZAS ON WOMAN. FROM THE VICAR OF WAKEFIEI.D. WHEN lovely woman stoops to folly, And finds too late...soothe her melancholy, What art can wash her guilt away Q * Sir Joshua Reynolds was so remarkably dc'.if as to be under the necessity of using an car trumpet...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1821 - 444 pages
...shew'd the rogues they lied ; The man recovered of the bite, The dog it was that died. STANZAS 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 her...
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