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" Till our Love was lov'd out in us both: But our Marriage is dead, when the Pleasure is fled : 'Twas Pleasure first made it an Oath. "
The Tea-table Miscellany: A Collection of Choice Songs, Scots and English ... - Page 279
by Allan Ramsay - 1762 - 448 pages
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The Tea-table Miscellany: Or, A Collection of Choice Songs, Scots and ...

Allan Ramsay - Ballads, English - 1750 - 448 pages
...fhe who thinks herfelf fecure, The fooneft is betray'd. SONG LXXX. WH Y fhou'da foolifh marriage vow, Which long ago was made, Oblige us to each other now, When pafTion is decay 'df We lov'd, and we lov'd As long as we cou'd. Till love was lov'd out of us both...
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History of English literature, tr. by H. van Laun, Volume 2

Hippolyte Adolphe Taine - 1871
...Marriage a la Mode opens with these verses sung by a married woman : ' Why should a foolish marriage vow, Which long ago was made, Oblige us to each other now, When passion is decay'd ? 1 Dedication of The Indian Emperor, ii. 261. * Dedication of Tyrannic Love, iii....
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History of English Literature, Volume 2

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1871
...Marriage a la Mode opens with these verses sung by a married woman : ' Why should a foolish marriage vow, Which long ago was made, Oblige us to each other now, When passion is decay'd ? 1 Dedication of The Indian Emperor, ii. 261. * Dedication of Tyrannic Love, iii....
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The Tea-table Miscellany: A Collection of Choice Songs, Scots ..., Volume 2

Allan Ramsay - Ballads, English - 1876
...virtue's aid; And fhe who thinks herfelf fecure, SONG LXXX. "\ T 7HY fhou'da foolifh marriage vow, * * Which long ago was made, Oblige us to each other now, When paffion is decay'd 1 We lov'd, and we lov'd As long as we cou'd, Till love was lov'd out of us both ; But our marriage...
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The Works of John Dryden: Dramatic works

John Dryden, Walter Scott - English literature - 1883
...song the princess Amalthea bade me learn. [ They go in, and sing. Why should a foolish marriage vow, Which long ago was made, Oblige us to each other now, When passion is decayed ? We loved, and we loved, as long as we could, 'Till our love was loved out in us...
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The Works of John Dryden: Dramatic works

John Dryden, Walter Scott - English literature - 1883
...the princess Amalthea bade me learn. [ They go in, and sing. i. Why should a foolish marriage vow, Which long ago was made, Oblige us to each other now, When passion is decayed ? We loved, and we loved, as long as we could, 'Till our love was loved out in us...
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A History of English Prosody from the Twelfth Century to the ..., Volume 2

George Saintsbury - English language - 1908
...which — as I remember after some thirty years — made a highly 1 Why should a foolish marriage vow, Which long ago was made, Oblige us to each other now When passion is decayed ? We loved and we loved, as long as we could, Till our love was loved out in us...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden

John Dryden - English poetry - 1909 - 1056 pages
...will take no pity, 31 I humbly cast myself upon the city. SONGS WHY should a foolish marriage vow, Which long ago was made, Oblige us to each other now, When passion is decay 'd ? We lov'd, and we lov'd, as long as we could, Till our love was lov'd out in us...
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The Poetry of John Dryden

Mark Van Doren - 1920 - 361 pages
...many as fifteen times, being at its best in Marriage a la Mode: Why should a foolish marriage vow, Which long ago was made, Oblige us to each other now, When passion is decayed? We loved, and we loved, as long as we could, Till our love was loved out in us...
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A Critical History of English Literature, Vol. 3, Volume 3

David Daiches - 1979 - 319 pages
...others express a crude hedonistic view in a simple rhythmic pattern: Why should a foolish marriage vow Which long ago was made, Oblige us to each other now When passion is decayed? We loved and we loved as long as we could, Till our love was loved out in us both:...
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