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APPAREL - DRESS - FASHION.
Because his feathers are more beautiful ?
I such misfortune meet!
In diamonds, curls, and rich brocades
And flu ters in her pride.
Say, wil, the falcon stooping from above,
Be not the first by whom the new is tried,
GOLDSMITH's Deserted Village. Beppo ! that beard of thine becomes thee not ; It should be shaved before you ’re a day older !
Byron's. Beppo. He had that grace, so rare in every clinie, Of being, without alloy of fop or beau, A finish'd gentleman, from top to toe.
BYRON's Don Juan. But, next to dressing for a rout or ball, Undressing is a woe.
Byron's Don Juan,
Trust not the treason of those smiling looks,
Until you have their guileful trains well tried,
Why should the sacred character of virtue
villain's countenance ? Ye powers !
Not always actions show the man: we find
Pope's Moral Essays
Pope's Moral Essays. Your thief looks, in the crowd, Exactly like the rest, or rather better; Tis only at the bar, or in the dungeon, That wise men know your felon by his features.
Byron's Werner. That this is but the surface of his soul, And that the depth is rich in better things.
Byron's Werner. Full
SOUTHEY The deepest ice that ever froze Can only o'er the surface close ; The living stream lies quick below, And flows, and cannot cease to flow.
Byron's Parising. As a beam o'er the face of the water may glow, While the tide runs in darkness and coldness below,
many a stoic
So the cheek may be ting'd with a warm sunny smile,
Within the oyster's shell uncouth
The purest pearl may bide :-
Mrs. Osgoon. Who will believe? not I, for in deceiving
Lies the dear charm of life's delightful dream;
Fitz-GREEN HALLECK. 'Tis not the fairest form that holds
The mildest, purest soul within ; "Tis not the richest plant that folds The sweetest breath of fragrance in.
R. DAWES. Angel forms may often hide Spirits to the fiends allied.
Mrs. M. ST. LEON LOUD. Think not, because the eye is bright,
And smiles are laughing there,
And free from pain and care.
Ere Sol's last ray depart,
May lurk the saddest heart.