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" Though thou be to them a scorn, That to nought but earth are born, Let my life no longer be Than I am in love with thee... "
The Gentleman's Magazine - Page 43
1817
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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - American poetry - 1890 - 352 pages
...thee, Whose dull thoughts cannot conceive thee; Though thou be to them a scorn, That to naught but earth are born, — Let my life no longer be Than I am in love with thee ! ANDREW MARVELL. [1620-1678.] THOUGHTS IN A GARDEN. How vainly men themselves amaze,...
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Poems

George Wither - English poetry - 1891 - 190 pages
...thou best earthly bliss, I will cherish thee for this. Poesy, thou sweet'st content That e'er Heaven to mortals lent ! Though they as a trifle leave thee...thee, Though thou be to them a scorn That to nought but earth are bom, Let my life no longer be Than I am in love with thee. Though our wise ones call...
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The Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopędia of Universal Authorship ...

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon - Literature - 1893
...then, best earthly bibs, I will cherish thee for this ! Poesy, thou sweet'st content That e'er Heaven to mortals lent ; Though they as a trifle leave thee,...thee, Though thou be to them a scorn, That to nought but earth are born ; Lot my life no longer be, Than I am in love with thee ! Though our wise ones call...
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions, Volume 2

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1895
...thou best earthly bliss, I will cherish thee for this. Poesy! thou s\vect'st content That e'er heaven to mortals lent: Though they as a trifle leave thee, Whose dull thoughts cannot conceive thce, Though thou be to them a scorn, That to nought but earth are born, Let my life no longer be Than...
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The English Poets

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1896
...thou best earthly bliss, I will cherish thee for this. Poesy! thou sweet'st content That e'er heaven to mortals lent : Though they as a trifle leave thee, Whose dull thoughts cannot conceive thcc, Though thou be to them a scorn, That to nought but earth are born, Let my life no longer be Than...
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Imagination and Dramatic Instinct: Some Practical Steps for Their ..., Volume 10

Samuel Silas Curry - Elocution - 1896 - 369 pages
...thou best earthly bliss, I will cherish thee for this. Poesy, thou sweet'st content That e'er Heaven to mortals lent, Though they as a trifle leave thee, Whose dull thoughts cannot conceive5 thee, Thou then be to them a scorn, That to naught but earth are born, — Let my life no...
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A Compendious History of English Literature, and of the English ..., Volume 2

George Lillie Craik - English language - 1897
...earthly bliss, I will cherish thee for this, — Poesy ! — thou sweet'st content That e'er heaven to mortals lent. Though they as a trifle leave thee...thee Though thou be to them a scorn That to nought but earth are born ; Let my life no longer be Than I am in love with thee. Though our wise ones call...
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Poet's Walk: An Introduction to English Poetry

Mowbray Morris - English poetry - 1898 - 343 pages
...thou best earthly bliss, I will cherish thee for this. Poesie, thou sweet'st content That e'er Heaven to mortals lent, Though they as a trifle leave thee...thee ; Though thou be to them a scorn, That to nought but earth are born ; Let my life no longer be Than I am in love with thee. Though our wise ones call...
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The Collected Works of William Hazlitt: Lectures on the English poets and on ...

William Hazlitt - English essays - 1902
...thou best earthly bliss, I will cherish thee for this. Poesie ; thou sweet'st content That ere Heav'n to mortals lent : Though they as a trifle leave thee,...thee, Though thou be to them a scorn, That to nought but earth are born : Let my life no longer be Than I am in love with thee. Though our wise ones call...
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The Poetry of George Wither, Volume 1

George Wither - English poetry - 1902
...bliss, I will cherish thee for this. Poesy, thou sweet'st content That e'er heav'n to mortals lent, 400 Though they as a trifle leave thee Whose dull thoughts...thee, Though thou be to them a scorn That to nought but earth are born, Than I am in love with thee. Though our wise ones call thee madness, Let me never...
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