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" The charms that she wielded before ; Nor knows the foul worm that he frets The skin which but yesterday fools could adore, For the smoothness it held, or the tint which it wore. Shall we build to the purple of Pride, The trappings which dizen the proud?... "
The Quarterly Review - Page 383
edited by - 1819
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Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Review, Volume 89, Part 1; Volume 125

Early English newspapers - 1819 - 744 pages
...noble subject for painting. " Lucifer's Cavalcade" may employ the pencil of some future HOGARTH. ShalS Shall we build to the purple of Pride, The trappings which dizen the proud ? A'as ! they are all laid aside, And here 's neither dress nor adornments allow'd, But the long winding-sheet...
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The Plain Englishman [ed. by C. Knight and E.H. Locker]., Volume 1

Charles Knight - 1820 - 636 pages
...skin which but yesterday fools could adore, For the smoothness it held, or the tint which it wore, Shall we build to the purple of Pride, — The trappings which dizen the proud ? Alas ! they are ail laid aside ; And here 's neither dress nor adornment allowed, But the long winding-sheet, and the...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

Almanacs, English - 1821 - 450 pages
...skin which but yesterday fools could adore Fo r the smoothness it held, or the tint which it wore. Shall we build to the purple of Pride, The trappings...long winding-sheet, and the fringe of the shroud. To Riches? Alas ! 'tis in vain ; Who hid, in their turns have been hid : The treasures are squandered...
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Poems Divine and Moral: Many of Them Now First Published

John Bowdler - Hymns, English - 1821 - 520 pages
...reptiles a peer and a prey. To Beauty ? Ah, no ! She forgets The charms which she wielded before ; Shall we build to the purple of Pride, — The trappings...laid aside ; And here's neither dress nor adornment allow'd, But the long winding sheet, and the fringe of the shroud. To Riches ? Alas, 'tis in vain ;...
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The American Baptist Magazine, and Missionary Intelligencer, Volume 3

Baptists - 1821
...smoothness it held, or the tints that it wore. 4 Shall we build to the purple of pride, The trappings that dizen the proud .' Alas ! they are all laid aside, And here's neither dress nor adornment allow'd, But the long winding sheet and the fringe of the shroud. 5 To riches ? Alas ! 'tis in vain,...
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The Brighton gleaner; or, General repository of literary ..., Volume 2

English essays - 1823 - 534 pages
...adore, For the smoothness it held, or tint which it wore. Shall we build to the purpVe of Piidc — The trappings which dizen the proud ? Alas ! they are all laid aside ; VOL. II. 3 A And here's neither dress nor adornment allow'd, But the long winding-sheet and the fringe...
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The cabinet; or The selected beauties of literature [ed. by J ..., Volume 1

Cabinet - Literature - 1824 - 440 pages
...skin which but yesterday fools could adore, For the smoothness it held, or the tint which it wore. Shall we build to the purple of Pride — The trappings...laid aside ; And here's neither dress nor adornment allow'd, But the long winding-sheet and the fringe of the shroud ! To Richet ? alas ! 'tis in vain...
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The Flowers of Literature: Consisting of Selections from History ..., Volume 2

William Oxberry - English literature - 1824 - 380 pages
...skin which but yesterday fools could adore, For the smoothness it held, or the tint which it wore. Shall we build to the purple of Pride — The trappings...laid aside; And here's neither dress nor adornment allow'il, But the long winding-sheet and the fringe of the shroud ! To Riches? alas ! 'tis in vain...
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Historia Rievallensis: Containing the History of Kirkby Moorside ... to ...

William Eastmead - Caves - 1824 - 536 pages
...skin which but yesterday fools could adore, For the smoothness it held, or the tint which it wore* Shall we build to the purple of pride, The trappings...Alas ! they are all laid aside ; And here's neither dross nor adornment Butthelong winding sheet, and the fringeof the shroud. To riches ? alas! 'tis in...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 4

1824 - 588 pages
...which, but yesterday, fools could adore, For the smoothness it held, or the tint which it w ore. . Alas they are all laid aside; And here's neither dress nor adornment allow'd, But the long winding-sheet, and the fringe and the shroud. Shall we build to the purple of...
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