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" WHY so pale and wan, fond lover? Prithee, why so pale? Will, when looking well can't move her, Looking ill prevail? Prithee, why so pale? "
Lyra Elegantiarum: A Collection of Some of the Best Specimens of Vers de ... - Page 10
edited by - 1867 - 345 pages
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1871 - 789 pages
...Falero, lero, loo. GEORGE WITHBI. WHY SO PALE AND WAN — WHY so pale and wan, fond lover ? Pr'y thee, iam Cullen ? Pr'y thee, why so pale ? Why so dull and mute, young sinner ? Pr'y thee, why so mute ? Will, when...
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Contraband: Or, A Losing Hazard, Volume 1

George John Whyte-Melville - Subscription libraries - 1871 - 588 pages
...much knowledge of human nature comprised in Sir John Suckling's shrewd and suggestive stanza : — "Why so pale and wan, fond lover, Prithee, why so pale ? Will, if looking well can't move her, Looking ill prevail ? " That is doubtless the least decisive defeat...
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The Metaphysical Poets

Helen Gardner - Poetry - 1967 - 309 pages
...Lover ? Prithee why so pale ? Will, when looking well can't move her, Looking ill prevaile ? Primee why so pale ? Why so dull and mute young Sinner ?...Will, when speaking well can't win her, Saying nothing doo't ? Prithee why so mute ? Quit, quit, for shame, this will not move, This will not take her ; If...
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A Book of Love Poetry

Jon Stallworthy - Poetry - 1986 - 393 pages
...storms of jealousy and doubt, The blaze grows greater, but 'tis sooner out. Sir "John Suckling SONG Why so pale and wan, fond lover ? Prithee, why so...move her, Looking ill prevail ? Prithee, why so pale? SUCKLING • CONNOR Why so dull and mute, young sinner? Prithee, why so mute ? Will, when speaking...
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Liberation of the Actor

Peter Bridgmont - Performing Arts - 1992 - 148 pages
...these few words of explanation. Now let us speak a poem which bubbles with humour. WHY SO PALE AND WAN? Why so pale and wan, fond lover? Prithee, why so pale?...for shame! This will not move; This cannot take her. John Suckling, 1609-42 The first two verses fall forward from the lips — the speaker mocking his...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Reference - 1992 - 1132 pages
...RHPC SIR JOHN SUCKLING (1609-1642) Aglaura \ Why so pale and wan, fond lover Prithee, why so pale? 2 f u v 3 Quit, quit, for shame; this will not move. This cannot take her. If of herself she will not love,...
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Encyclopedia of British Humorists: Geoffrey Chaucer to John Cleese, Volume 2

Steven H. Gale - History - 1996 - 1307 pages
...Prithee, why so pale?" But the next lines turn to mockery, revealing an altogether different attitude: "Will, when looking well can't move her, / Looking ill prevail? / Prithee, why so pale?" By poem's end, the singer unleashes the full force of derision: Quit, quit, for shame; this will not...
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The Classic Hundred Poems: All-time Favorites

William Harmon, Professor William Harmon - Poetry - 1998 - 360 pages
...efefgg. The following stanza from Sir John Suckling's "Why So Pale and Wan, Fond Lover?" is rhymed ababb: Why so pale and wan, fond lover? Prithee, why so pale?...move her, Looking ill prevail? Prithee, why so pale? Rhyme royal: Stanza of seven lines of iambic pentameter, rhyming ctbabbcc, as in Sir Thomas Wyatt's...
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Love, Poetry, and Immortality: Luminous Insights of the World's Great Thinkers

William Gerber - Philosophy - 1998 - 122 pages
...disappointed lover, which urges him to quit his futile attachment. The speech reads, in part: (127) Why so pale and wan, fond lover? Prithee, why so pale?...move her, Looking ill prevail? Prithee, why so pale? Quit, quit for shame! This will not move. This cannot take her; If of herself she will not love, Nothing...
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Merrill Markoe's Guide to Love

Merrill Markoe - Family & Relationships - 1998 - 192 pages
...takes on the subject. For instance, when the poet Sir John Suckling (his real name; 1609-1642) wrote: Why so pale and wan, fond lover Prithee why so pale...when looking well can't move her Looking ill prevail we hear a poet sharing the kind of brilliant strategy that could only have been devised by a man who,...
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