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" Thy gowns, thy shoes, thy beds of roses, Thy cap, thy kirtle, and thy posies, Soon break, soon wither, soon forgotten,— In folly ripe, in reason rotten. Thy belt of straw and ivy buds, Thy coral clasps and amber studs,— All these in me no means can... "
The Harp of Renfrewshire: A Collection of Songs and Other Poetical Pieces ... - Page 417
edited by - 1872 - 454 pages
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The Rhyme and Reason of Country Life, Or, Selections from Fields Old and New

Susan Fenimore Cooper - Country life - 1855 - 428 pages
...heart of gall, Is fancy's spring, but sorrow's fall. Thy gowns, thy shoes, thy beds of roses, Thy cnp, thy kirtle, and thy posies Soon break, soon wither,...To come to thee, and be thy love. But could youth lust, and love still breed, Had joys no date, nor age no need, Thea those delights my mind might move...
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A Book of Love Poetry

Jon Stallworthy - Poetry - 1986 - 393 pages
...yields: A honey tongue, a heart of gall, Is fancy's spring, but sorrow's fall. Thy gowns, thy shoes, thy beds of roses, Thy cap, thy kirtle, and thy posies,...- soon forgotten, In folly ripe, in reason rotten. RALEGH • DAY LEWIS Thy belt of straw and ivy-buds, Thy coral clasps and amber studs, — All these...
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Rival Playwrights: Marlowe, Jonson, Shakespeare

James S. Shapiro, Professor James Shapiro - Literary Criticism - 1991 - 203 pages
...yields; A honey tongue, a heart of gall Is fancy's spring, but sorrow's fall. Thy gowns, thy shoes, thy beds of roses, Thy cap, thy kirtle, and thy posies,...soon wither, soon forgotten, In folly ripe, in reason rotton. (POEMS, 212) INTRODUCTION The Nymph's jarring allusion to Philomel's rape and mutilation reminds...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...GBL; HAP; InPS; LiTB; NOBE; NoP; OBEV; OBSC; PoEL-2; PPP; Prim; TrGrPo. RB 8 Thy gowns, thy shoes.thy pure Harmony. (1. 142 — 150) OAEL-1; OBS; SeCP;...7 Every Morne from hence, A brisk Cherub somethin 9 Bui could youth last, and love still breed, Had joys no date, nor age no need, Then these delights...
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The Subtext of Form in the English Renaissance: Proportion Poetical

...breake, soone wither, soone forgotten: In follie ripe, in reason rotten. All these in niee no meanes can move, To come to thee, and be thy love. But could youth last, and love still breede, Had joyes no date, nor age no neede, Then these delights my minde might move, To live with...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 891 pages
...yields; 10 A honey tongue, a heart of gall, Is fancy's spring, but sorrow's fall. Thy gowns, thy shoes, thy beds of roses. Thy cap, thy kirtle, and thy posies...means can move. To come to thee, and be thy love. 20 But could youth last and love still breed, Had joys no date nor age no need, Then these delights...
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Russian Essays on Shakespeare and His Contemporaries

Aleksandr Tikhonovich Parfenov, Joseph G. Price - Drama - 1998 - 209 pages
...the cold, With buckles of the purest gold. Raleigh's nymph whimsically replies: Thy gowns, thy shoes, thy beds of roses, Thy cap, thy kirtle, and thy posies,...wither, soon forgotten, In folly ripe, in reason rotten The lyrical hero resumes: A belt of straw and ivy buds With coral clasps and amber studs: And if these...
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Love, Poetry, and Immortality: Luminous Insights of the World's Great Thinkers

William Gerber - Philosophy - 1998 - 122 pages
...the promised blooms and apparel, remarks that they too soon lose their value. Thy gowns, thy shoes, thy beds of roses. Thy cap, thy kirtle, and thy posies,...wither, soon forgotten, In folly ripe, in reason rotten. In stanza five, the nymph says that the shepherd's promises by themselves cannot move her to become...
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The Classic Hundred Poems: All-time Favorites

William Harmon, Professor William Harmon - Poetry - 1998 - 360 pages
...Is fancy's spring, but sorrow's fall. Thy gowns, thy shoes, thy beds of roses, Thy cap, thy kittle, and thy posies, Soon break, soon wither— soon forgotten,...folly ripe, in reason rotten. Thy belt of straw and ivy-buds, Thy coral clasps and amber studs, — All these in me no means can move To come to thee and...
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The Renaissance in Europe: An Anthology

Peter Elmer, Nick Webb, Roberta Wood, Nicholas Webb - History - 2000 - 412 pages
...Thy belt of straw and Ivie buddes, Thy Corall claspes and Amber studdes, All these in mee no meanes can move, To come to thee, and be thy love. But could youth last, and love still breede, Had joyes no date, nor age no neede, Then these delights my minde might move, To live with...
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