The Works of Lord Byron (ed. Coleridge, Prothero)/Poetry/Volume 1/Lines written in "Letters of an Italian Nun and an English Gentleman, by J. J. Rousseau: Founded on Facts"
WRITTEN IN "LETTERS OF AN ITALIAN NUN AND AN ENGLISH GENTLEMAN, BY J. J. ROUSSEAU: FOUNDED ON FACTS."
"Away, away,—your flattering arts
ANSWER TO THE FOREGOING, ADDRESSED TO MISS ——.
Dear simple girl, those flattering arts,
- [A second edition of this work, of which the title is, Letters, etc., translated from the French of Jean Jacques Rousseau, was published in London, in 1784. It is, probably, a literary forgery.]
- Answer to the above.—[4to]
- From which you'd.—[4to]
- Mere phantoms of your own creation;
For he who sees.—[4to]
- Once let you at your mirror glance
You'll there descry that elegance.—[4to]
- Then he who tells you of your beauty.—[4to]
- It is not flattery, but truth.—[4to]