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|(Roman) Modesty is inborn, it cannot be learned. (Roman) So rare is the union of |
beauty with modesty. (Roman) When modesty goes,she goes forever. (Roman)
Monarch The greatest monarchon the proudest throne, is oblig'd tositupon his ...
|Updated with a new introduction, this fifteenth anniversary edition of A Return to Modesty reignites Wendy Shalit’s controversial claim that we have lost our respect for an essential virtue: modesty.|
|Could such a rare union of genius, beauty, passion and modesty, indeed exist, |
and exist for him, and he be indifferent to it ? ... So said Delamere to himself, as,
spite of this discovery, he kissed Jessy's bouquet again and again, and retired, ...
|It boasts of having given birth, even so early as the fourteenth century, to one |
hundred and forty poets, of whom Roger Maness in that century, ... are but as a
shadow, compared to the pleasure which 1 derive from the sublime authorl am
perusing.” The rare union of such remarkable personal beauty, piety, modesty,
and profound erudition, at a period when learning was as a sealed well to her
sex, would ...
|... to us of the beauty, grace, talents, and extraordinary acquirements of this lovely |
and unfortunate being, never made so deep an ... The rare union of such
remarkable personal beauty, piety, modesty, and profound erudition, at a period
|... still retains the MSS. of Zuinglius, and other reformers, in sixty folio volumes, |
with many rare and curious black-letter books. ... us of the beauty, grace, talents,
and extraordinary acquirements of this lovely and unfortunate being, never made
so deep an ... The rare union of such remarkable personal beauty, piety, modesty
, and profound erudition, at a period when learning was as a sealed well to her
|... Slieepshnnks, Esq. Although much pressed for room this month, we cannot |
avoid quoting a beautiful and eloquent pa:-isago which ... We trust the (Tomniittec
of the Royal Irish Art-Union are far too wise and cnliglitcncd to listen to so
degrading a ... however, of peculiar interest was exhibited, if we except a portfolio
of rare and curious drawings, made igrfiuiana, ... existed a considerable amount
of talent and information, would not allow their modesty to prevent them from
imparting that ...
|... lasts as long as life, on virtues which do not fade with beauty, on a suitability of |
character which renders intercourse pleasant, and ... or how widely their ideal of
a union both prudent and affectionate was disseminated/ The contributors to the
Spectator, ... Honour, and Friendship," in the words of one paper, "there can
nothing rise in the common Course of Life, or from the ... 6 "If Love be any
Refinement," another characteristically argued, "Conjugal Love must be certainly
so in a much ...
|Is the union of beauty and profligacy so very common ? ... more slronglv |
provelhat the tendency of this celebrated pitte B lo corrupt the principle* of men,
to vitiate the modesty of women, to inflame the seditious humours of the lower