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" Can this with faded pinion soar From rose to tulip as before? Or Beauty, blighted in an hour, Find joy within her broken bower ? No: gayer insects fluttering by !Ne'er droop the wing o'er those that die, And lovelier things have mercy shown To every failing... "
The British review and London critical journal - Page 138
1813
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 21

1812
...insects fluttering by Ne'er droop the wing o'er those that die, And lovelier things have mercy shown To every failing but their own, And every woe a tear can claim Except an erring sister's shame. ' p. 6-3. The sentiment of the following passage is striking and original ; but the image by which...
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The giaour, a fragment of a Turkish tale, Volume 3

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1813
...Beauty, blighted in an hour, Find joy within her broken bower ? No : gayer insects fluttering by 285 Ne'er droop the wing o'er those that die, And lovelier...a tear can claim Except an erring sister's shame. 290 ****** The Mind, that broods o'er guilty woes, Is like the Scorpion girt by fire, In circle...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 10

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1813
...Beauty, blighted in an hour, ; Find joy within her broken bower I No : gayer insects fluttering by N Ne'er droop the wing o'er those that die, And lovelier...a tear can claim Except an erring sister's shame.' — p. 19, &c. The causes of the tragical event which he had thus witnessed, were soon explained to...
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The Giaour: A Fragment of a Turkish Tale

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - English poetry - 1814 - 75 pages
...From rose to tulip as before ? Or Beauty, blighted in an hour, Find joy within her broken bower ? 415 No : gayer insects fluttering by Ne'er droop the wing...a tear can claim Except an erring sister's shame. 21 420 The Mind, that broods o'er guilty woes, Is like the Scorpion girt by fire, In circle narrowing...
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The works of ... lord Byron, Volume 2

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1815
...From rose to tulip as before ? Or Beauty, blighted in an hour, Find joy within her broken bower ? 4 15 No : gayer insects fluttering by Ne'er droop the wing...failing but their own, And every woe a tear can claim 420 Except an erring sister's shame. The Mind, that broods o'er guilty woes, Is like the Scorpion girt...
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Fragments of essays [by C. Leigh].

Chandos Leigh (1st baron.) - 1816
...adorned, r. adored. — 93, — 2, insert and between Dion Timoleon. FRAGMENTS OF ESSAYS. ON WOMEN. " And lovelier things have mercy shewn To every failing...their own— And every woe a tear can claim, Except au erring sister's shame." Lord Byron's Giaour* WK all know that there are women who pretend to great...
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Visits of mercy; being the journal (second journal)of the stated ..., Volume 2

Ezra Stiles Ely - 1816
...insects fluttering by, Ne'er droop the wing o'er those that die ; And lovelier things have mercy shown To every failing but their own : And every woe a tear can claim, Except an erring sister's shame." Let those who imagine that they stand, take heed lest they fall ; and let all sinners have compassion...
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The works of ... lord Byron, Volume 2

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1816
...insects fluttering by Ne'er droop the wing o'er those that die, And lovelier things have mercy shown To every failing but their own, And every woe a tear can claim 420 Except an erring sister's shame. ******* The Mind, that broods o'er guilty woes, Is like the Scorpion...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Lord Byron: The giaour. Bride of Abydos

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1817
...insects fluttering by Ne'er droop the wing o'er those that die, And lovelier things have mercy shown To every failing but their own, And every woe a tear can claim 42O Except an erring sister's shame. The Mind, that broods o'er guilty woes, Is like the Scorpion girt...
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The metropolis, a novel, by the author of Little Hydrogen

Metropolis - 1819
...even her crime demands, who would pronounce it? Her own sex ; for " lovelier things have mercy shown " To every failing but their own, " And every woe a...tear can claim, " Except an erring sister's shame." But strong in my innocence, I met every look with mild endurance, or with indignant repulsion. Some...
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