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And Tragedy should blush as much to stoop To the low mimic follies of a farce, As a grave matron would to dance with girls. - Horace [Quintus Horacius Flaccus]


Full many a gem of purest ray serene The dark, unfathomed caves of ocean bear; Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness on the desert air. - Thomas Gray


A wise man needs not blush for changing his purpose. (Jacula Prudentum) - George Herbert


I pleaded your cause, Sextus, having agreed to do so for two thousand sesterces. How is it that you have sent me only a thousand? 'You said nothing,' you tell me; 'and this cause was lost through you.' You ought to give me so much the more, Sextus, as I had to blush for you. - Martial [Marcus Valerius Martialis]


But love is blind, and lovers cannot see The pretty follies that themselves commit; For if they could, Cupid himself would blush To see me thus transformed to a boy. - William Shakespeare


Some women blush when they are kissed, some call for the police, some swear, some bite. But the worst are those who laugh. - Helen Rowland


Men blush less for their crimes than for their weaknesses and vanity. (Les Caracteres) - Jean de la Bruyere


It is not on youth's smooth cheek the blush alone, which fades so fast, But the tender bloom of heart is gone, ere youth itself be past. - Lord Byron