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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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Willis's Current Notes: A Series of Articles on Antiquities, Biography ...

George Willis - 1856
...your correspondent, JW, are by the cavalier-poet Colonel Richard Lovelace, ami are really thus,— But 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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Willis's Current notes

Willis's Current notes - 1856
...cavalier-poet Colonel Richard Lovelace, and are really thus,— But this inconstancy is such, As you too shull adore ; I could not 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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Willis's Current Notes: A Series of Articles on Antiquities, Biography ...

George Willis - 1856
...Colour:! Richard Lovelace, and are really thus, — But this inconstancy is such, As you too shtdl adore ; I could not 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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Songs of England. The book of English songs, ed. by C. Mackay

Charles Mackay - 1857 - 319 pages
...EicaiEB LOVELACE, born 1618, died 1853. 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. ALEXANDEE BEOJIE, born 1620, dicd 1663. TELL me not of a face that's fair, Nor lip and...
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Lectures on the British Poets, Volume 1

Henry Reed - English poetry - 1857 - 408 pages
...not, sweet, I am unkind, That, from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind, To war and arms 1 fly. *' True, a new mistress now I chase, — The...too shall adore : I could not love thee, dear, so muck, Loved I not honour mare." This soldier's services in the cause of the monarchy cost him not only...
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Recollections of a Literary Life, Or, Books, Places, and People, Volume 2

Mary Russell Mitford - American literature - 1857
...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 LELY'S PORTRAIT OP CHARLES THE FIRST. See what an humble bravery doth shine, And grief triumphant...
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Hansford: A Tale of Bacon's Rebellion

St. George Tucker - Bacon's Rebellion, 1676 - 1857 - 356 pages
...foppishness of their unhappy author. " Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, If from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind, To war and arms I fly....foe in the field, And with a stronger faith embrace The sword, the horse, the shield. "Yet, this inconstancy is such As yon too shall adore ; I had not...
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Memoirs of the Loves of the Poets: Biographical Sketches of Women Celebrated ...

Mrs. Jameson (Anna) - Women in literature - 1857 - 517 pages
...sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind To war and arms I fly. And with a stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse,...too shall adore ; I could not love thee, dear ! so ranch, Lov'd I not honor more. The rest of his life was a series of the most cruel misfortunes. He...
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Liber Fluviorum: Or, River Scenery of France

Leitch Ritchie - Engraving - 1857 - 337 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 ; I could not IOTB thee, dear, so mnch, Loved I not honour more !" Agnes Sorel is described by the chroniclers of...
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Hansford: A Tale of Bacon's Rebellion

St. George Tucker - Bacon's Rebellion, 1676 - 1857 - 356 pages
...now I chase, The first foe in the field, And with a stronger faith embrace The sword, the horse, the shield. "Yet, this inconstancy is such As you too shall adore ; I had not loved thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more !" " Yes," repeated the old patriot, as...
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