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Apes are apes though clothed in scarlet.

Apes are apes though clothed in scarlet.

by Ben Jonson Found in: Apparel Quotes,
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Still to be neat, still to be drest,
As you were going to a feast,
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Still to be neat, still to be drest,
As you were going to a feast,
Still to be powder'd, all perfum'd.
Lady, it is to be presumed,
Though art's hid causes are not found,
All is not sweet, all is not sound.

by Ben Jonson Found in: Apparel Quotes,
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Fine clothes are good only as they supply the want of other means
of procuring respect.

Fine clothes are good only as they supply the want of other means
of procuring respect.

by Samuel Johnson Found in: Apparel Quotes,
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Attired to please herself: no gems of any kind
She wore, nor aught of borrowed gloss in Nature's stead;
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Attired to please herself: no gems of any kind
She wore, nor aught of borrowed gloss in Nature's stead;
And, then her long, loose hair flung round her head
Fell carelessly behind.

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He that is proud of the rustling of his silks, like a madman,
laughs at the ratling of his read more

He that is proud of the rustling of his silks, like a madman,
laughs at the ratling of his fetters. For indeed, Clothes ought
to be our remembrancers of our lost innocency.

by Thomas Fuller Found in: Apparel Quotes,
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Let thy attyre bee comely, but not costly.

Let thy attyre bee comely, but not costly.

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See where she comes, apparelled like the spring,
Graces her subjects, and her thoughts the king
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See where she comes, apparelled like the spring,
Graces her subjects, and her thoughts the king
Of every virtue gives renown to men!

by William Shakespeare Found in: Apparel Quotes,
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How his eyes languish! how his thoughts adore
That painted coat, which Joseph never wore!
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How his eyes languish! how his thoughts adore
That painted coat, which Joseph never wore!
He shows, on holidays, a sacred pin,
That touch'd the ruff, that touched Queen Bess' chin.

by Edward Young Found in: Apparel Quotes,
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A sweet disorder in the dresse
Kindles in cloathes a wantonnesse.

A sweet disorder in the dresse
Kindles in cloathes a wantonnesse.

by Robert Herrick Found in: Apparel Quotes,
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