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" Why so pale and wan, fond lover? Prithee, why so pale? Will, when looking well can't move her, Looking ill prevail? Prithee, why so pale? "
The Tea-table Miscellany: A Collection of Choice Songs, Scots and English ... - Page 232
by Allan Ramsay - 1762 - 448 pages
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A Book of Love Poetry

Jon Stallworthy - Poetry - 1986 - 393 pages
...greater, but 'tis sooner out. Sir "John Suckling SONG Why so pale and wan, fond lover ? Prithee, why so pale ? Will, when looking well can't move her, Looking ill prevail ? Prithee, why so pale? SUCKLING • CONNOR Why so dull and mute, young sinner? Prithee, why so mute ? Will, when...
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Liberation of the Actor

Peter Bridgmont - Performing Arts - 1992 - 148 pages
...poem which bubbles with humour. WHY SO PALE AND WAN? Why so pale and wan, fond lover? Prithee, why so pale? Will, when looking well can't move her, Looking ill prevail? Prithee, why so pale? Why so dull and mute, young sinner? Prithee, why so mute? Will, when speaking well can't win...
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Encyclopedia of British Humorists: Geoffrey Chaucer to John Cleese, Volume 2

Steven H. Gale - History - 1996 - 1307 pages
...Prithee, why so pale?" But the next lines turn to mockery, revealing an altogether different attitude: "Will, when looking well can't move her, / Looking ill prevail? / Prithee, why so pale?" By poem's end, the singer unleashes the full force of derision: Quit, quit, for shame; this...
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The Classic Hundred Poems: All-time Favorites

William Harmon, Professor William Harmon - Poetry - 1998 - 360 pages
..."Why So Pale and Wan, Fond Lover?" is rhymed ababb: Why so pale and wan, fond lover? Prithee, why so pale? Will, when looking well can't move her, Looking ill prevail? Prithee, why so pale? Rhyme royal: Stanza of seven lines of iambic pentameter, rhyming ctbabbcc, as in Sir Thomas...
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Love, Poetry, and Immortality: Luminous Insights of the World's Great Thinkers

William Gerber - Philosophy - 1998 - 122 pages
...futile attachment. The speech reads, in part: (127) Why so pale and wan, fond lover? Prithee, why so pale? Will, when looking well can't move her, Looking ill prevail? Prithee, why so pale? Quit, quit for shame! This will not move. This cannot take her; If of herself she will not...
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The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots

Joseph Twadell Shipley - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 636 pages
...a song that advises a victim of the Platonic snub: Why so pale and wan, fond lover, Prithee, why so pale? Will, when looking well can't move her, Looking ill prevail? Prithee, why so pale? . . . Quit, quit for shame, this will not move; This cannot take her. If of herself she cannot...
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Camille Claudel: A Novel

Alma H. Bond - Fiction - 2005 - 244 pages
...Suckling I read in Papa's lib ran', Why so Pale and Wan? Why so pale and wan, fond lover? Prithee, why so pale? Will, when looking well can't move her, looking ill prevail? Prithee, why so pale? Why so dull and mute, young sinner? Prithee, why so mute? Will, when speaking well can't win...
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Songs of Ourselves

Cambridge International Examinations - Education - 2005 - 265 pages
...Why So Pale and Wan, Fond Lover? SIR JOHN SUCKLING Why so pale and wan, fond lover? Prithee, why so pale? Will, when looking well can't move her. Looking ill prevail? Prithee, why so pale? Why so dull and mute, young sinner? Prithee, why so mute? Will, when speaking well can't win...
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The Giant Book of Poetry

William Roetzheim - Poetry - 2006 - 748 pages
...(1609 - 1642) Song: Why so pale and wan. fond lover?2 Why so pale and wan fond lover? Prithee why so pale? Will, when looking well can't move her, looking ill prevail? Prithee why so pale? Why so dull and mute young sinner? Prithee why so mute? 1 Form: Sonnet — Vocabulary: chide:...
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