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" GOING TO THE WARS Tell me not, Sweet, I am unkind That from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind, To war and arms I fly. True, a new mistress now I chase, The first foe in the field; And with a stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield.... "
Lyra Elegantiarum: A Collection of Some of the Best Specimens of Vers de ... - Page 16
edited by - 1867 - 345 pages
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The Classic Hundred Poems: All-time Favorites

William Harmon, Professor William Harmon - Poetry - 1998 - 360 pages
...Twayne, 1970. To Lucasta, Going to the Wars Tell me not, Sweet, I am unkind That from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind, To war and arms I fly....you too shall adore; I could not love thee, Dear, so much, Loved I not Honor more. COMPOSED AROUND 1645; PUBLISHED 1649. This poem is addressed to the woman...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...Lucasta might I crave Pity from blust'ring wind, or swallowing wave. 6544 To Lucastu. Going to the Wars' ty is the best policy; but he who is governed by that...only a translatlon of the Bible. 12432 Introductory 6545 'The Scrutiny' Lady, it is already mom, And 'twas last night I swore to thee That fond impossibility....
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Practice what You Preach: Virtues, Ethics, and Power in the Lives of ...

James F. Keenan, Joseph J. Kotva - Religion - 1999 - 337 pages
...between passionate devotion and its limit: Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, that from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind To war and arms I fly....you too shall adore; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honor more. Commenting on the last lines of the poem, CS Lewis writes: "There are...
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Shakespeare and Machiavelli

John Alan Roe, Both Professors of Maths John Roe - Drama - 2002 - 218 pages
...from his beloved, even as (like Antony bound for a military engagement) he takes his leave of her: Yet this Inconstancy is such, As you too shall adore; I could not love thee (Dear) so much, Lov'd I not Honour more.24 Lovelace's insistence on honour recalls the importance the word enjoys...
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The Gospel of Matthew

William Barclay - Bible - 1968
...writes to his Lucasta, 'Going to the War': Tell me not (Sweet) I am unkind, That from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast, and quiet mind, To war and arms I fly....love thee (Dear) so much, Loved I not honour more. It is very seldom that people are confronted with this choice; they may well go through life and never...
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Songs of Ourselves

Cambridge International Examinations - Education - 2005 - 265 pages
...Lucosfa, Going to The Wars RICHARD LOVELACE Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind, To war and arms I fly....love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not Honour more. unkind] (1) cruel; (2) unnatural 59 Ode: / Hafe That Drum's Discordant Sound JOHN SCOTT I hate that...
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Poemas y poetas clįsicos ingleses. De Geoffrey Chaucer a Dylan Thomas ...

2005 - 318 pages
...LOVELACE "To Lucasta, going to the Wars" Tell me not, Sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind To war and arms I fly....a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such As thou too shalt adore; I could not love thee, Dear, so much, Loved I not Honour more. "Para Lucasta,...
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The Secret History of Domesticity: Public, Private, and the Division of ...

Michael McKeon - History - 2005 - 873 pages
...chase, The first Foe in the Field; And with a stronger Faith imbrace A Sword, a Horse, a Shield. III. Yet this Inconstancy is such, As you too shall adore; I could not love thee (Deare) so much, Lov'd I not Honour more.J' War, domesticable as love but a "stronger" version of it,...
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The Secret History of Domesticity: Public, Private, and the Division of ...

Michael McKeon - History - 2006 - 904 pages
...Nunnerie Of thy chaste breast, and quiet minde, To Warre and Arms I flie. II. True; a new Mistresse now I chase, The first Foe in the Field; And with a stronger Faith imbrace A Sword, a Horse, a Shield. III. Yet this Inconstancy is such, As you too shall adore; I could...
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The Giant Book of Poetry

William Roetzheim - Poetry - 2006 - 748 pages
...1658) To Lucasta, On Going to the Wars' Tell me not, Sweet, I am unkind, that from the nunnery of thy chaste breast and quiet mind to war and arms I fly....a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such as thou, too, shalt adore; I could not love thee, Dear, so much, loved I not Honor more. William Walsh...
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