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" tis a sin To care for such unfruitful things; — One good-sized diamond in a pin, — Some, not so large, in rings, — A ruby, and a pearl, or so, Will do for me; — I laugh at show. My dame should dress in cheap attire; (Good, heavy silks are never... "
Household Friends for Every Season - Page 52
by James Thomas Fields - 1864 - 327 pages
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The Ashlar, Volume 5

Allyn Weston, Charles Scott - 1860
...so Will do for me — I laugh at show. My dame should dress in neat attire ; (Good heavy silks arc never dear,) I own perhaps I might desire Some shawls of true Cashmere ; Some marroway crapes or China silk, Like wrinkled skins on scalded milk. I would not have the horse I drive...
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Songs in Many Keys

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1862 - 308 pages
...not so large, in rings, — A ruby, and a pearl, or so, Will do for me ; — I laugh at show. My dame should dress in cheap attire ; (Good, heavy silks are never dear ;) — I own perhaps I might desire I would not have the horse I drive So fast that folks must stop and stare ; An easy gait — two, forty-five...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 122

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1867
...Some, not so large, in rings, A ruby, and a pearl, or so, Will do for me ; — I laugh at show. My dame should dress in cheap attire (Good, heavy silks are...of China silk, Like wrinkled skins on scalded milk. Wealth's wasteful tricks I will not learn, Nor ape the glittering upstart fool ; Shall not carved tables...
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The Book of Humorous Poetry

1867 - 464 pages
...Some, not so large, in rings, A ruby, and a pearl, or so, Will do for me — I laugh at show. My dame should dress in cheap attire (Good, heavy silks are...might desire Some shawls of true Cashmere — Some narrowy crapes of China silk, Like wrinkled skins on scalded milk. Wealth's wasteful tricks I will...
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English Essays ...

1869
...Some, not so large, in rings, A ruby, and a pearl, or so, Will do for me; — I laugh at show. My dame should dress in cheap attire (Good, heavy silks are...of China silk. Like wrinkled skins on scalded milk. Wealth's wasteful tricks I will not learn, If or ape the glittering upstart fool; Shall not carved...
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A Manual of Elocution Founded Upon the Philosophy of the Human Voice: With ...

M. S. Mitchell - 1870 - 408 pages
...Some, not to large, in rings,— A ruby and a pearl, or so Will do for me; — I laugh at show. My dame should dress in cheap attire ; (Good, heavy silks are never dear ;)— I own perhaps I might desire gome shawls of true Cashmere,— Some marrowy crapes of China silk, Like wrinkled skins on scalded...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - 1871 - 789 pages
...rings, — A ruby, and a pearl or so, Will do for me ; — I laugh at show. My dame should dress jn nd Company ; 1 do not care ; — Perhaps, for just a sinyle sjmrl, Some seconds less would do no hurt. Of pictures,...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - 1872 - 789 pages
...not so large, in rings, — A ruby, and a pearl or so, Will do for me ; — I laugh at show. My dame sudden, and waters deep, And the harbor bar be moaning. Three coipscs lay out on th 1 might desire Some shawls f true Cashmere, — Some marrowy crapes of China silk, Like wrinkled...
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The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table: Every Man His Own Boswell

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1858 - 326 pages
...not so large, in rings,— A ruby, and a pearl, or so, Will do for me ; — I laugh at show. My dame should dress in cheap attire; (Good, heavy silks are...forty-five — Suits me ; I do not care ; — Perhaps, for j ust a tingle spurt, Some seconds less would do no hurt. Of pictures, I should like to own Titians...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - 1873 - 789 pages
...attire ; (Good heavy silks are never dear ;) — • I own perhaps 1 mit/lit desire Some shawls *f le which held that lovely deer : My joy, my grief, my hope, my love, Did all within this ; 1 do not care ; — Perhaps, for just a single spurt, Some seconds less would do no hurt. Of pictures,...
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