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" And when you first to me made suit, How fair I was, you oft would say! And proud of conquest, plucked the fruit, Then left the blossom to decay. "
The journey-book of England. Berkshire (Derbyshire, Hampshire, Kent). - Page 126
by England - 1840
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Old Ballads: Historical and Narrative, with Some of Modern Date, Volume 4

Thomas Evans - Ballads, English - 1810 - 386 pages
...and despis'd " The rose is pale — the lily's dead — " But he, that once their charms so priz'd, ' Is sure the cause those charms are fled. " For know, when sick'ning grief doth prey " And tender love's repaid with scorn, " The sweetest beauty will decay— " What flow'ret...
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Laneham's Letter Describing the Magnificent Pageants Presented Before Queen ...

Robert Laneham - English drama - 1821 - 158 pages
...you first to me made suit, " How fair I was you oft would say ! " And, proud of conquest — pluck'd the fruit, " Then left the blossom to decay. " Yes, now neglected and despis'd, " The rose is pale — the lily 's dead — " But he that once their charms so priz'd, "...
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An Historical Account of Cumner: With Some Particulars of the Traditions ...

Hugh Usher Tighe - Cumner - 1821 - 100 pages
...you first to me made suit, " How fair I was you oft would say ! *« And, proud of conquest, pluck'd the fruit, " Then left the blossom to decay. *' Yes, now neglected and despis'd, " The rose is pale — the lily's dead — " But he that once their charms so priz'd, " Is...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822 - 282 pages
...when you to me first made suit, How fair I was you oft would say ! And, proud of conquest, pluck'd the fruit ; Then left the blossom to decay. ' Yes,...now neglected and despised, The rose is pale — the lily 's dead — But he that once their charms so prized Is sure the cause those charms are dead. '...
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Lives of Scottish Poets, Volume 2

Joseph Robertson - Poets, Scottish - 1822 - 414 pages
...conquest — pluck'd the fruit, " Then left the hlossom to decay. " Yos, now, neglected and despls'd, " The rose is pale, the lily's dead ; " But he that once their charms so priz'd, " Is, sure, the cause those charms are fled. " For know, when sickening grief doth prey, "...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection from the Most Eminent ..., Volume 3

Richard Alfred Davenport - English literature - 1823 - 470 pages
...when you to me first made suit, How fair I was you oft would say ! And, proud of conquest, pluck'd the fruit; Then left the blossom to decay. ' Yes,...the cause those charms are fled. . ' For know, when sickening grief doth prey, And tender love's repaid with scorn, The'sweetest beauty will decay —...
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent British ..., Volume 3

New elegant extracts - 1823 - 402 pages
...when you to me first made suit, How fair I was you oft would say ! And, proud of conquest, pluck'd the fruit; Then left the blossom to decay. ' Yes,...now neglected and despised, The rose is pale — the lily 's dead — But he that once their charms so prized Is sure the cause those charms are fled. '...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection from the Most Eminent ..., Volume 3

Richard Alfred Davenport - English literature - 1823 - 406 pages
...when you to me first made suit, How fair I was you oft would say ! And, proud of conquest, pluck'd the fruit; Then left the blossom to decay. ' Yes,...now neglected and despised, The rose is pale — the lily 's dead — But he that once their charms so prized Is sure the cause those charms are fled. '...
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The Poetical Melange

English poetry - 1828 - 814 pages
...blossom to decaye. Yes, now neglected and despised, The rose is pale — the lily's deade — But hee that once their charms so prized, Is sure the cause those charms are fledde. For knowe, when sickening griefe doth preye, And tender love's repay'd with scorne, A2 The...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - American literature - 1830 - 844 pages
...plant, that, from its stem The rose is pale, the lily'» deud ; Divided, feels the chilling air. But ho obert Chambers 1 For kuow, when sickening grief doth prey. And tender love 'a repaid with scorn, The sweetest beauty...
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