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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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CyclopŠdia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productins of ...

Robert Chambers - Authors, English - 1853
...day t To Lˇeosla, on going to the Wan. 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 Priton. When love with unconfined wings Hovers within...
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Recollections of a Literary Life, Or, Books, Places, and People, Volume 2

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1853
...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...love thee, dear, so much, ' Loved I not honour more. ON LBLY'S PORTRAIT OF CHABLES THE FIRST. See what an humble bravery doth shine, And grief triumphant...
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Liber Fluviorum: Or River Scenery of France

Leitch Ritchie - France - 1853 - 336 pages
...honour !" There is something akin to this sentiment in that glorious stanza of one of our old poets : " Yet this inconstancy is such As you too shall adore...love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more !" Agnes Sorel is described by the chroniclers of the time as " la plus belle des belles" — the loveliest...
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Rob of the Bowl: A Legend of St. Inigoe's

John Pendleton Kennedy - Maryland - 1854 - 432 pages
...stirring relish. It runs thus : • ' 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. Loved I not honor more.' " " Well done ! Well touched lute— well trolled ditty ! Brave song...
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Beautiful poetry, selected by the ed. of The Critic, Volume 2

Beautiful poetry - 1854
...loved, and fought in the 1 7th century. TELL me not, sweet, I am unkind — That from the memory Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind To war and arms I fly....horse, a shield : Yet this inconstancy is such, As thou, too, shall adore — I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more. JUPITER....
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Pilgrimages to English Shrines

Mrs. S. C. Hall - England - 1854 - 588 pages
...That from the nunnerie Of thy chaste breast and quiet minde, To warre and arms I II ic. Trne, anew mistress now I chase, The first foe in the field ;...this inconstancy is such As you, too, shall adore ; / could not love thee, deare, so mwik, Lov'd I not honour more.' In 1646 he formed a regimeut for...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1854
...nunnerie Of thy chaste breast and quiet minde, To \varre and armes I flie. " 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. " Yet this inconstancy is such, As you too shall adore ; I could...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critcal Notices and An ...

Authors, English - 1855 - 749 pages
...variety. TO LCCASTA.— GOING TO THE WAKS. 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 thcc, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more. TO SIB PETEK LELY, ON ШЗ PICTURE OP CHARLES I. SEE...
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Recollections of a Literary Life

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1855 - 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,...
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The Coming General Election: Hints to Electors in Regard to ..., Volume 9

Society for the Liberation of Religion from State Patronage and Control - Established churches - 1856 - 8 pages
...correspondent, JW, are by the cavalier-poet Colonel Richard Lovelace, and are really thus, — Bat this inconstancy is such, As you too shall adore ;...love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more. The whole poem is quoted by Miss Mitford, in her Reminiscences. The poems of Colonel Lovelace, who...
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