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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, accentuirt mit Wörterbuche von K.R. Schaub

Oliver Goldsmith - 1840 - 372 pages
...moved me. When lovely woman sloops t6 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 c6ver, To hide her shame from ev'ry eye, To give repentance to her lover, And wring his bosom, is ...
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Goldsmith's Miscellaneous Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 398 pages
...Our modern bards ! why, what a pox Are they but senseless stones and blocks ? STANZAS ON WOMAN. WHEN lovely woman stoops to folly, And finds too late...shame from every eye, To give repentance to her lover, Ajid wring his bosom, is to die. ELEGY ON THE DEATH OF A MAD DOG. GOOD people all, of every sort,...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 548 pages
...STANZAS ON WOMAN. WHEN lovely woman stoops to folly, And rinds too late that men betray, What charms can soothe her melancholy, What art can wash her guilt...eye, To give repentance to her lover, And wring his bosora-^-is to die. THE TRAVELLER; OR, A PROSPECT OF SOCIETY. The, and the following poem, appeated...
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The Select Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With the Portrait of the Author

Oliver Goldsmith - 1842 - 446 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...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, John Aikin - 1842 - 322 pages
...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...guilt to cover, To hide her shame from every eye, As she was concluding the last stanza, to which an interruption in her voice, from sorrow, gave peculiar...
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Preromanticism

Marshall Brown - 1991 - 516 pages
..."When Lovely Woman Stoops to Folly" Olivia comes close to announcing the scheme she will soon employ: The only art her guilt to cover, To hide her shame...repentance to her lover, And wring his bosom is to die. (chap. 24; 4: 136) There are lessons to be learned, conclusions to be drawn from all of these insertions,...
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A Dictionary of Literary Devices: Gradus, A-Z

Bernard Marie Dupriez - 1991 - 572 pages
...without breaking eggheads' (Ken Tynan, in Brett, ed., The Faber Book of Parodies, pp. 179-80). Exx: 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? O. Goldsmith, The Vicar of Wakefield, ch. 29...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1172 pages
...ch. 17) BeLS; BLPA; FaBoBe; FaBoCh; FaBoCo; FaFP; FPL; GN; NA; NBLV; NOBE; NOEC; NOIV; OBNV; TEP 9 hou lovest well remains, (1. 131) 19 What thou lov'st (Fr. Ch. 24) AWP; BoLoP; ELP; FPL; GTBS; GTBS-P; HAP; HelP; LiTB; NOBE; NOEC; NoP; OBEV; Prim; SeCePo;...
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Thomas Stearns Eliot: Poet

A. David Moody - 1994 - 412 pages
...simply that death and guilt may be real experiences, but that death may purge guilt and redeem love. When lovely woman stoops to folly, And finds too late...repentance to her lover, And wring his bosom - is to die. This 'little melancholy air' is sung at her mother's request by the 'ruined' daughter as she sits on...
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Ellen Glasgow: New Perspectives

Dorothy McInnis Scura - 1995 - 278 pages
...young woman sings the following "melancholy air": WOMEN, FORM AND IDEA IN The Romantic Comedians 190 When lovely woman stoops to folly, And finds too late...repentance to her lover, And wring his bosom is to die. Glasgow's new woman neither defines her situation as comparable to the lovely woman's nor values Goldsmith's...
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