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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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The African Repository and Colonial Journal, Volume 10

African Americans - 1834 - 300 pages
...But the shadows of eve that encompass the gloom, The abode of the dead and the place of the tomb. 2. Shall we build to Ambition ? Oh, no! Affrighted, he...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 Saturday Magazine ..., Volumes 4-5

1834 - 540 pages
...The skin which but yesleiday 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! Abis! they are all laid aside: And here's neither dress nor adornment allowed, But the long winding-sheet,...
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The Scottish Christian herald, Volume 1

1836 - 712 pages
...skin which, but yesterday, fools could adore, Fur the smoothness it held, or the tint which it wore. Shall we build to the purple of Pride, The trappings...neither dress nor adornment allowed, But the long winding sheet and the fringe of the shroud To Riches ? Alas ! 'tis in vain, Who hid in their turns...
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The Scottish Christian Herald, Volume 1, Part 1

Church history - 1836
...here's neither dri;ss nor adornment allowed. But the 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 squander'd again ; Ami here in the grave are all metals forbld, But the tinsel that shone on the dark...
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The County [afterw.] Country miscellany, ed. by H. Burgess

Henry Burgess (of Luton) - 1836 - 446 pages
...smoothness it held, or the tint which it wore. 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 allowed, Save (he long winding-sheet and the fringe of the shroud. To Riches? Alas, 'tis in vain; Who hid in...
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The Ministry of Jesus Christ: Comp. and Arranged from the Four Gospels, for ...

Thomas Bayley Fox - 1837 - 188 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 Riches I Alas 1 'tis in vain,...
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EXTRACTS FROM THE DIARY AND OTHER MANUSCRIPTS OF THE LATE FREDERIC JAMES ...

Frederic James Post, of Islington - 1838 - 528 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 Riches ? Alas ! 'tis in vain...
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Selections from modern authors, for the use of schools, by mrs. Gething

Gething - 1838 - 426 pages
...fools could adore For the smoothness it held, or the tint which it wore. Shall we build to the palace of Pride, The trappings which dizen the proud ? Alas...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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Sabbath Recreations: Or, Select Poetry of a Religious Kind

Emily Taylor - American poetry - 1839 - 288 pages
...adornment allow'd, But the long winding-sheet and the fringe of the shroud. ,To Riches ? Alas ! 't is in vain, Who hid in their turns have been hid: The treasures are squander'd again; And here in the grave are all metals forbid, But the tinsel that shone on the dark...
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Gems of sacred poetry [ed. by R. Cattermole?].

Gems - 1841 - 622 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...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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