The pasture of worms!

(William Bates)

Women, by men's idolizing them--are vainly proud
of their beauty, and more concerned lest their faces
be deformed, than their souls!

What is the body--but a mixture of earth and water?

What is beauty--but a superficial appearance--a
flower blasted by a thousand accidents? How soon
are the colors and charms of the face vanished? The
most beautiful are no less mortal than others--they
must shortly be the prey of death--and the pasture of
Can such a fading toy inspire pride into them?

"Charm is deceptive and beauty is fleeting, but a woman
 who fears the Lord will be praised." Proverbs 31:30