Nature in various moulds has beauty cast, And formd the feature for each different taste: This sighs for golden locks and azure eyes; That for the gloss of sable tresses dies. Gay.Dione, Act III. Scene 1.
Where none admire, tis useless to excel; Where none are beaux, tis vain to be a belle; Beauty like wit, to judges should be shewn; Both most are valued, where they best are known. Lyttleton.Soliloquy of a Beauty, Line 11.
Tis a powerful sex; they were too strong for the first, the strongest, and the wisest man that was; they must needs be strong, when one hair of a woman can draw more than a hundred pair of oxen. Howell.Familiar Letters, Book II. No. 4. (To T. D., Esq.)