Where'er you walk, cool gales shall fan the glade, Trees where you sit, shall crowd into a shade: Where'er you tread, the blushing flowers shall rise, And all things flourish where you turn your eyes.
Beheld the duteous son, the sire decayed,The modest matron, and the blushing maid,Forc'd from their homes, a melancholy train,To traverse climes beyond the Western main.Oliver Goldsmith
Beheld the duteous son, the sire decayed, The modest matron, and the blushing maid, Forc'd from their homes, a melancholy train, To traverse climes beyond the Western main.Oliver Goldsmith
I always take blushing either for a sign of guilt, or of ill breeding.william congreve
Then hath thy orchard fruit, thy garden flowers, Fresh as the air, and new as are the hours. The early cherry, with the later plum, Fig, grape, and quince, each in his time doth come: The blushing apricot, and woolly peach Hang on thy walls, that every child may reach.Ben Jonson
Religion blushing veils her sacred fires, And unawares Morality expires.Alexander Pope
Now had Aurora displayed her mantle over the blushing skies, and dark night withdrawn her sable veil.Miguel de Cervantes
Oft did I wonder why the setting sunShould look upon us with a blushing face:Is't not for shame of what he hath seen done,Whilst in our hemisphere he ran his race?lyman heath
In our brave new world, blushing is a form of nostalgia.john leonard
I pity bashful men, who feel the pain Of fancied scorn and undeserved disdain, And bear the marks upon a blushing face, Of needless shame, and self-impos'd disgrace.william cowper
By noting of the lady I have mark'd A thousand blushing apparitions To start into her face, a thousand innocent shames. In angel whiteness beat away those blushes.william shakespeare
Once he saw a youth blushing, and addressed him, "Courage, my boy; that is the complexion of virtue."diogenes laërtius
'Tis a blushing shamefast spirit that mutinies in a man's bosom; it fills one full of obstacles.william shakespeare
I saw the rose-grove blushing in pride, I gathered the blushing rose and sigh'd I come from the rose-grove, mother, I come from the grove of roses.
For, as blushing will sometimes make a whore pass for a virtuous woman, so modesty may make a fool seem a man of sense.Alexander Pope
Aurora had but newly chased the night, And purpled o'er the sky with blushing light.john dryden
Oft did I wonder why the setting sun Should look upon us with a blushing face: Is't not for shame of what he hath seen done, Whilst in our hemisphere he ran his race?lyman heath
* * * th' approach of night The skies yet blushing with departing light, When falling dews with spangles deck'd. the glade, And the low sun had lengthen'd evry shade.Alexander Pope
Far from blushing at conduct so contrary to equity , to right, and to national honesty , they boast of their dexterity, and pretend that they deserve the name of great negotiators.
Once or twice, when she [Chantal] had adroitly avoided an opportunity of pleasing or winning admiration (for her shrewd wit and vivacity made her popular), she was astonished at his [Abbé Chevance's] disapproval. [She asked him why.] blushing he had replied, "I will tell you, my daughter. I used to try very hard to be admired, to be liked. That is the world!" Then, with that profound finesse which no one had ever had the wit to recognize in the former priest of Costerel-sur-Meuse, he at once added, "I had more to fear from the world than you have."Georges Bernanos