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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... "
Classical and Foreign Quotations,law Terms and Maxims,proverbs,mottoes ... - Page 377
by William Francis Henry King - 1887 - 608 pages
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The Poetical Works, Complete, of Oliver Goldsmith ... with Some Account of ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1816 - 240 pages
...your graces, ' ' As I hope to be sav'd ! without thinking on asses." EDINBURGH, 1753. 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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The Parricide; Or, The Youth's Career of Crime

George William MacArthur Reynolds - Criminals - 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 Poetical Works, and Essays, of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 294 pages
...1753. STANZAS ON WOMAN. \ \ ; n A lovely woman stoops to folly, And finds too late that men hetray, 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....
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The Traveller, The Deserted Village, and Other Poems ...

Oliver Goldsmith - Book ornamentation - 1817 - 192 pages
...civil : I'll give thee — ah ! too charming maid, I'll give thee— to the devil. STANZAS ON 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? The only art her guilt to...
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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 - English poetry - 1819 - 120 pages
...graces, 4s I hope to be sav'd, without thinking on asses,' Edinburgh, 1753. STANZAS ON WOMAN. WHEK lovely woman 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, •...
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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

English literature - 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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The Monastery: A Romance, Volume 2

Sir Walter Scott - Scotland - 1820 - 354 pages
...notwithstanding the influence both of hunger and fatigue, Henry Warden retained his standing posture. CHAPTER XI. When lovely woman stoops to folly, And finds too late that men betray JULIAN AVENEL saw with surprise the demeanour of the reverend stranger. " Beshrew me," he said, " these...
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The Monastery: A Romance, Volume 2

Walter Scott - Monastic and religious life - 1820 - 286 pages
...the influence both of hunger and fatigue, Henry Warden retained his standing posture. CHAPTER VII. When lovely woman stoops to folly, And finds too late that men betrayJULIAN AVENEL saw with surprise the demeanour of the reverend stranger. " Beshrew me," he said,...
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