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" She, of whose soul, if we may say, 'twas gold, Her body was the electrum, and did hold Many degrees of that ; we understood Her by her sight ; her pure, and eloquent blood Spoke in her cheeks, and so distinctly wrought, That one might almost say, her... "
The Battle Abbey Roll: With Some Account of the Norman Lineages - Page 343
by Catherine Lucy Wilhelmina Powlett Duchess of Cleveland, Battle Abbey - 1889
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British Theatre: Tamerlane, by N. Rowe. 1792. The revenge, by Edward Young ...

John Bell - 1792
...tlieir heaven, and bind the poets with eternal rapture, Her pure and eloquent blood Spoke in her cheeks, and so distinctly wrought That one might almost say her body thought. You, for whose body God m.ide better clay, Or tooksouls' stuff, such as shall late decay, Or such as...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 25-26

John Bell - 1800
...degrees of thai. We understood ' ' ', Her by her sight; her pure and eloquent blood Spoke in lier checks, and so distinctly wrought, That one might almost say her body thought ; She, she thus richly' and largely hous'd, is go'rtfe,-''i ' ' Our prison's prison, earth, nor think...
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Gleanings in England, Volume 2

Samuel Jackson Pratt - 1801
...lady, " whose * eloquent blood" Donne so celebrated * " Her pure and eloquent blood Spoke in her cheeks and so distinctly wrought, That one might almost say her body thought.'* •r— and in this very Hawsted Church are the said eloquent-blooded lady's remains. This Lady's monument...
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Tom Jones

Henry Fielding, Arthur Murphy - 1806
...might indeed cry out with the celebrated 'Dr. Donne: Her pure and eloquent blood Spoke in her cheeks, and so distinctly wrought, That one might almost say her body thought. Her neck was long and finely turned : and here, if I was not afraid of offending her delicacy, I might...
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Philosophical Essays

Dugald Stewart - 1811 - 580 pages
...other; a union to which nothing completely analogous occurs in any cither association whatsoever. > % " Her pure and eloquent blood "Spoke in her cheek, and...wrought, " That one might almost say her body thought." To the peculiar intimacy of this connection, (which, as long as the beautiful object is under our survey,...
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Philosophical Essays

Dugald Stewart - 1816 - 615 pages
...other ; a union to which nothing completely analogous occurs in any other association whatsoever. " Her pure and eloquent blood " Spoke in her cheek,...so distinctly wrought, " That one might almost say far body thought." To the peculiar intimacy of this connection (which, as long as the beautiful object...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations ..., Volume 14

Thomas Hood, John Harris - 1813
...to the memory of the lady, of whom Dr. Donue says, Her pure and eloquent blood Spoke in her cheeks, and so distinctly wrought, That one might almost say her body thought. It consists of a basement about 3 feet high, on which, under an ornamental arch, lies the figure of...
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Modern manners; or, A season at Harrowgate

1817
...when Captain Nevison, alluding to her, exclaimed, " Her clear and eloquent blood Spoke in her face, and so distinctly wrought, That one might almost say her body thought:' Than with which sentiment 1 think I cannot better close, particularly as I shall not make my readers...
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An Autumn Near the Rhine; Or Sketches of Courts, Society, Scenery, & C. in ...

Charles Edward Dodd - 1818 - 324 pages
...countrywomen, which Doctor Donne's beautiful lines suit: — " The pure and eloquent blood Spoke in her cheeks, and so distinctly wrought, That one might almost say her body thought." 4 Striking beauty is, in fact, not the forte of the fair Germans near the Rhine — but they have often...
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Excursions in the County of Suffolk: Comprising a Brief Historical ..., Volume 1

Thomas Cromwell - 1818 - 224 pages
...memory of the lady of whom Dr. Donne observed, — Her pure and eloquent blood Spoke in her cheeks, and so distinctly wrought. That one might almost say her body thought. This figure of a young female is represented as large as life, lying upon a basement three feet high,...
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