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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 Book of English Songs: From the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth Century

Charles Mackay - Ballads, English - 1851 - 312 pages
...RICHARD LOVELACE, born 1618, died 16S8. 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. THE RESOLVE. ALEXANDER BROME, born 1620, died 1666. TELL me not of a face that's fair, Nor lip and...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...— 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....too, shall adore ; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Lov'd I not honour more. TO ALTHEA, FROM PRISON. When love with unconfined wings Hovers within...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...— 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....horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such, As yon, too, shall adore; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Lov'd I not honour more. TO ALTHEA, FROM...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1852 - 558 pages
...liberty. 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. True, a new mistress now I choose, The first foe in the field; And with a stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield, Yet...
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Albion and Erin in Poems of Th. Moore, Lord Byron, R. Burns, P.B. Shelley ...

Victor von Arentsschild - English poetry - 1851 - 559 pages
...from the nunnerie Of thy chante breast and qniet mimic To warre and armes l Hie. True, a new mistresse now I chase, The first foe in the field; And with a stronger faith imbrace A word, a hnrse, a shield. Yet thi inconstancy in such, AH yon too shall adore; 1 could...
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The Railway Anecdote Book: A Collection of the Best and Newest Anecdotes and ...

Anecdotes - 1850 - 192 pages
...which has been so often quoted : — Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That, from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind, To war and arms I fly....is such As you too shall adore ; I could not love liiec, dear ! so much, Loved I not honour more. " The rest of his life was a series of the most cruel...
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Hausschatz englischer Poesie: Auswahl aus den Werken der bedeutendsten ...

Oskar Ludwig Bernhard Wolff - English poetry - 1852 - 399 pages
...the nunnerie Of thy chaste breast, and quiet minde To warre and arms I flie. True : a new mistresse now I chase, The first foe in the field : And with...such, As you too shall adore ; I could not love thee, deare, so much, Lov'd I not honour more. The Scrutiny. Why should you sweare I am forsworn? Since thine...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - American literature - 1852 - 558 pages
...nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind To war and arms I fly. True, a new mistress now I choose, The first foe in the field ; And with a stronger faith...is such As you, too, shall adore : I could not love thco, dear, so much, Loved I not honor more. ON LELY'S PORTRAIT OF CHARLES THE FIRST. See what an humble...
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Scilly and Its Legends

Henry John Whitfeld - Isles of Scilly (England) - 1852 - 224 pages
...faithful to death, and singing to his mistress, — " Yet this inconstancy is such As thou, too, shalt adore ; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more." and the sullen Puritan, half hypocrite and half fanatic — and then the dim procession disappears,...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices, and ...

Thomas Campbell - English poetry - 1853 - 749 pages
...variety. TO LUCASTA.-GOIG TO THE WARS. TELL me not, sweet, I аш 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. TO SIR PETER LELY, O DIS PICTURE OF CHARLES I. SEE ! what an humble bravery doth shine And grief...
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