Martin Farquhar Tupper Quote

How beautiful is modesty! It winneth upon all beholders; but a word or a glance may destroy the pure love that should have been for thee.


Proverbial philosophy: a book of thoughts and arguments (ed. 1839)

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How beautiful is modesty! It winneth upon all beholders; but a word or a glance may destroy the pure love that should have been for thee.

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How beautiful is modesty! It winneth upon all beholders; but a word or a glance may destroy the pure love that should have been for thee.

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How beautiful is modesty! It winneth upon all beholders; but a word or a glance may destroy the pure love that should have been for thee.

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How beautiful is modesty! It winneth upon all beholders; but a word or a glance may destroy the pure love that should have been for thee.