|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
| I will go wash;|
And when my face is fair, you shall perceive
Whether I blush or no.
Shakespeare.Coriolanus, Act I. Scene 9. (To his Generals.)
|The rising blushes, which her cheek oerspread,|
Are opening roses in the lilys bed.
Gay.Dione, Act II. Scene 3.
|The man that blushes, is not quite a brute.|
Dr. Young.Night VII. Line 496.
|Proceed, my son! this youthful shame expel;|
An honest business never blush to tell.
Pope.The Odyssey, Book III. Line 19.
|In morals blameless, as in manners meek,|
He knew no wish that he might blush to speak.
Cowper.To the Memory of Dr. Lloyd, Line 11.
|The blood within her crystal cheekes|
Did such a colour drive,
As though the lillye and the rose
For mastership did strive.
Anonymous.Fair Rosamond, 2 Percy Rel. 156.
|If blush thou must, then blush thou through|
A lawn; that thou mayst look
As purest pearls, or pebbles do,
When peeping through a brook.
Herrick.The Hesperides; to Julia, No. 70, Amatory Odes.