The complete coiffeur: or, An essay on the art of adorning natural, and of creating artificial, beauty ...

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Stereotyped for the Proprietors, and sold by all the Principal Booksellers, 1817
 

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Sivu 69 - air^drawn dagger " nigh ; And so the prince of Denmark stared, When first his father's ghost appeared. At length our hero silence broke, .And thus in wildest accents spoke : "Cut off my whiskers ! O ye gods ! I'd sooner lose my ears, by odds ; THE VILLAGE BLACKSMITH.
Sivu 48 - Of faithful love : I go to guard thy haunt, To keep from thy recess each vagrant foot, And each licentious eye." With wild surprise, As if to marble struck, devoid of sense, A stupid moment motionless she stood : So stands the statue that enchants the world ; So bending tries to veil the matchless boast, The mingled beauties of exulting Greece. Recovering, swift she flew to find those robes Which blissful Eden knew not ; and, array'd In careless haste, th...
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Sivu 65 - A petit maitre wooed a fair, Of virtue, wealth, and graces rare ; But vainly had preferred his claim ; The maiden owned no answering flame, At length, by doubt and anguish torn, Suspense too painful to be borne, Low at her feet he humbly kneeled, And thus his ardent flame revealed...
Sivu 50 - His fair large front and eye sublime declared Absolute rule; and hyacinthine locks Round from his parted forelock manly hung Clustering, but not beneath his shoulders broad: She, as a veil down to the slender waist, Her unadorned golden tresses wore...
Sivu 85 - L'Olympe voit, en paix, fumer le mont Etna. Zoïle contre Homère en vain se déchaîna ; Et la palme du Cid, malgré la même audace, Croît et s'élève encore au sommet du Parnasse.
Sivu 66 - Pity my grief, angelic fair, Behold my anguish and despair ; For you this heart must ever burn— O bless me with a kind return ; My love no language can express, Reward it then with happiness ; Nothing on earth but you I prize All else is trifling in my eyes ; And cheerfully would I resign The wealth of worlds, to call you mine. But, if another gain your hand, Far distant from my native...
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Sivu 25 - II n'est point de serpent ni de monstre odieux, Qui, par l'art imité, ne puisse plaire aux yeux : D'un pinceau délicat l'artifice agréable Du plus affreux objet fait un objet aimable.
Sivu 68 - Twill then become my pleasing duty, To contemplate a husband's beauty ; And gazing on his manly face, His feelings and his wishes trace ; To banish thence each mark of care, And light a smile of pleasure there. O let me then, tis all I ask, Commence at once the pleasing task ; O let me, (as becomes my place) Cut those huge whiskers from your face.

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