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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Affectation
 
There affectation, with a sickly mien,
Shows in her cheek the roses of eighteen.
        Pope.—Rape of the Lock, Canto IV. Line 31.
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On the rich quilt sinks with becoming woe,
Wrapt in a gown, for sickness and for show.
        Pope.—Rape of the Lock, Canto IV. Line 35.
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By giving sixty five’s pale wither’d mien,
The blooming roses of sixteen.
        Wolcot.—The Romish Priest.
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Die of a rose in aromatic pain.
        Pope.—Essay on Man, Epistle I. Line 200.
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