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Once my heart was captured, reason was shown the door, deliberately and with a sort of frantic joy. I accepted everything, I believed everything, without struggle, without suffering, without regret, without false shame. How can one blush for what one adores?More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Beauty is as summer fruits, which are easy to corrupt and cannot last; and for the most part it makes a dissolute youth, and an age a little out of countenance; but if it light well, it makes virtue shine and vice blush.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Gardening, I told myself, is the most sociable of hobbies. The very nature of one's field of activities demands an audience. No one wants flowers to blush unseen or waste their sweetness.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When a girl ceases to blush, she has lost the most powerful charm of her beautyMore [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A wise man needes not blush for changing his purpose.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
And while the wicket falls behind
Her steps, I thought if I could find
A wife I need not blush to show
I've little further now to go.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
"For if I wait," said she,
"Till time for roses be,--
For the moss-rose and the musk-rose,
Maiden-blush and royal-dusk rose,--
"What glory then for me
In such a company?--
Roses plenty, roses plenty
And one nightingale for twenty?"More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I pleaded your cause, Sextus, having agreed to do so for two
thousand sesterces. How is it that you have sent me only a
thousand? "You said nothing," you tell me; "and this cause was
lost through you." You ought to give me so much the more,
Sextus, as I had to blush for you.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Where may the wearied eye repose,
When gazing on the Great;
Where neither guilty glory glows,
Nor despicable state?
Yes--one the first, the last, the best,
The Cincinnatus of the West
Whom envy dared not hate,
Bequeathed the name of Washington
To make man blush; there was but one.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Till then, good-night!
You wish the time were now? And I.
You do not blush to wish it so?
You would have blush'd yourself to death
To own so much a year ago.
What! both these snowy hands? ah, then
I'll have to say, Good-night again.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Girls blush, sometimes, because they are alive,
Half wishing they were dead to save the shame.
The sudden blush devours them, neck and brow;
They have drawn too near the fire of life, like gnats,
And flare up bodily, wings and all.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
So sweet the blush of bashfulness,
E'en pity scarce can wish it less!More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
'Tis not on youth's smooth cheek the blush alone, which fades so
fast,
But the tender bloom of heart is gone, ere youth itself be past.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Pure friendship's well-feigned blush.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A blush is no language: only a dubious flag-signal which may
mean either of two contradictories.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The blush is beautiful, but it is sometimes convenient.
[It., Bello e il rossore, ma e incommodo qualche volta.]More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Such a blush
In the midst of brown was born,
Like red poppies grown with corn.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Men blush less for their crimes than for their weaknesses and
vanity.
[Fr., Les hommes rougissent moins de leur crimes que de leurs
faiblesses et de leur vanite.]More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Innocence is not accustomed to blush.
[Fr., L'innocence a rougir n'est point accoutumee.]More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
From every blush that kindles in thy cheeks,
Ten thousand little loves and graces spring
To revel in the roses.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I will go wash;
And when my face is fair, you shall perceive
Whether I blush or no.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I ask, that I might waken reverence,
And bid the cheek be ready with a blush
Modest as morning when she coldly eyes
The youthful Phoebus,
Which is that god in office, guiding men?More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Yet will she blush, here be it said,
To bear her secrets so bewrayed.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Where now I have no one to blush with me,
To cross their arms and hang their heads with mine,
To mask their brows and hide their infamy;
But I alone, alone must sit and pine,
Seasoning the earth with show'rs of silver brine,
Mingling my talk with tears, my grief with groans,
Poor wasting monuments of lasting moans.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The apple blossoms' shower of pearl,
Though blent with rosier hue,
As beautiful as woman's blush,
As evanescent too.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Full many a flower is born to blush unseen,
And waste its sweetness on the desert air.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
O shame, where is thy blush?More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
But, said as angels for the good man's sin,
Weep to record, and blush to give it in.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Ne'er blush'd, unless, in spreading vice's snares,
She blunder'd on some virtue unawares.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
But thus: if powers divine
Behold our human actions, as they do,
I doubt not then but innocence shall make
False accusation blush and tyranny
Tremble at patience.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Before green apples blush,
Before green nuts embrown,
Why, one day in the country
Is worth a month in town.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Blush, happy maiden, when you feel
The lips which press love's glowing seal;
But as the slow years darklier roll,
Grown wiser, the experienced soul
Will own as dearer far than they
The lips which kiss the tears away.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
But that our feasts
In every mess have folly, and the feeders
Digest it with a custom, I should blush
To see you so attired, swoon, I think,
To show myself a glass.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
And Tragedy should blush as much to stoop
To the low mimic follies of a farce,
As a grave matron would to dance with girls.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When Christ at Cana's feast by pow'r divine,
Inspir'd cold water, with the warmth of wine,
See! cry'd they while, in red'ning tide, it gush'd,
The bashful stream hath seen its God and blush'd.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Some women blush when they are kissed, some call for the police, some swear, some bite. But the worst are those who laugh.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
And Steal immortal blessings from her lips; who,even in pure and vestal modesty, still blush, as thinking their own kisses sin.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We never forgive those who make us blush.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
After the first blush of sin comes its indifference.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When a girl ceases to blush, she has lost the most powerful charm of her beauty.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The New York Hilton is laid out with a competence that would make a computer blush.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It's not rocket science. I blush at calling myself an inventor.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I mean, how many times does an actress get to play a school headmistress and then go out and have sex on top of a tombstone? Even when I see it now, I blush.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The blush is beautiful, but it is sometimes convenient.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
He has spreadsheets that would make a Division-I coach blush. He has it all, even breakdowns by game, breakdowns by player, breakdowns by season. I tell him what I'm looking for and he has it.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A letter does not blush.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
One is never so dangerous when one has no shame, than when one has grown too old to blush.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Once my heart was captured, reason was shown the door, deliberately and with a sort of frantic joy. I accepted everything, I believed everything, without struggle, without suffering, without regret, without false shame. How can one blush for what one adores?More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
On first blush, Hold 'em seems like a ridiculously simple game.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Too late. I’ve already seen the blush. Stop trying to hide it from me. I think it’s adorable.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Should I pull on a shirt?" he asked with hint of amusement. I WILL NOT BLUSH. "No." He'd be doing the world a favor if he never wore a shirt again, but I wasn't going to tell him that part. "You're fine.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
New York State is upside down and backwards; high taxes and low performance. The New York State government was at one time a national model. Now, unfortunately, it's a national disgrace. Sometimes, the corruption in Albany could even make Boss Tweed blush.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You may be right. I think it was round about Christmas when I got my Welsh dragon tattoo.” At that, Tessa had to try very hard not to blush. “How did that happen?” Will made an airy gesture with his hand. “I was drunk…” “Nonsense. You were never really drunk.” “On the contrary—in order to learn how to pretend to be inebriated, once must become inebriated at least once, as a reference point. Six-Fingered Nigel had been at the mulled cider—“ “You can’t mean there’s truly a Six-Fingered NigelMore [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Let Indian history be set side by side with Europe history with what there is of the latter century by century and let us see whether India need blush at the comparison.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
People used to blush when they were ashamed. Now they are ashamed if they blush. Modesty has disappeared and a brazen generation with no fear of God before its eyes mocks at sin. We are so fond of being called tolerant and broadminded that we wink at sin when we ought to weep.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Send forth the child and childish man together, and blush for the pride that libels our own old happy state, and gives its title to an ugly and distorted image.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You gonna put on your big-girl panties and fight with the boys, now?” He looked over his shoulder as if he expected me to blush or something. “Who says I wear panties?” I was certain that he flushed red this time. Laughing, I left him shaking his head and went on inside to find the Kid. We had work to do.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
My father said once that if I didn't have my mother's ginger hair, I wouldn't blush or curse as easily. Which I though was unfair. I hardly ever curse or blush, even though I've had plenty of days that required both.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Sister Monica Joan murmured, as though to herself, but loud enough to be heard by all, "How perfectly charming. Old enough to know it all, and young enough to blush. Perfectly charming.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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