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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.... "
Festival of Song: A Series of Evenings with the Poets - Page 39
by Frederick Saunders - 1866 - 376 pages
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Lucasta: Epodes, Odes, Sonnets, Songs, &c. &c. To which is Added, Aramantha ...

Richard Lovelace - English poetry - 1817
...from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast, and quiet mind, ' POEMS. True ; a new mistress now I chasc, The first foe in the field ; And with a stronger faith...too shall adore ; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Lov'd I not honour more. A PARADOX. 'Tis true the beauteous star To which I first did bow Burnt...
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The Retrospective Review.., Volume 4

Henry Southern - 1821
...worthy of notice, is a most elegant little song, addressed to Lucasta, ' on his going to the wars.' " Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery...too, shall adore ; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Lov'd I not honour more." From a song of seven stanzas, to Amarantha, " that she would dishevel...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 4

Books - 1821
...worthy of notice, is a most elegant little song, addressed to Lucasta, ' on his going to the wars.' " Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery...too, shall adore ; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Lov'd I not honour more." From a song of seven stanzas, to Amarantha, " that she would dishevel...
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Kentish poets, a series of writers, natives of or residents in ..., Volume 2

Rowland Freeman - 1821
...excellent : it has hitherto escaped the notice of our collectors. SONG. To LUCASTA, going to the Wars. Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery...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. SONG. To Amarantha...
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Kentish Poets: A Series of Writers in English Poetry, Natives ..., Volumes 1-2

Rowland Freeman - Authors, English - 1821
...excellent : it has hitherto escaped the notice of our collectors. SONG. To LUCASTA, going to the Wars. Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery...sword, a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is sucb, As yon too shall adore ; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Lov'd I not honour more. SONG....
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The Lady's Magazine and Museum, Volume 11

English literature - 1837
...Lovelace, who died in misery, after long confinement by Cromwell, in the Gatehouse at Westminster : — " Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery...field, And with a stronger faith embrace A sword, a steed, a shield. " Yet this inconstancy is snch As you, too, shall adore ; I could not love thee, dear,...
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The bachelor's wife, a selection of curious and interesting extracts

John Galt - 1824
...nothing more worthy of his best music than the following pretty little song by Lovelace." TO LUCASTA. " Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery...love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more." r " But although song-writing, particularly of the amatory strain, was, without question, the forte...
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The Bachelor's Wife: A Selection of Curious and Interesting Extracts, with ...

John Galt - 1824 - 444 pages
...nothing more worthy of his best music than the following pretty little song by Lovelace." TO LUCASTA. " Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery...love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more." x% N\rt allhough song-writing, particularly of the MWiui was, without question, the forte of Lovelace,...
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The Ladies' pocket magazine

1830
...in hU Lucasta, illustrative of the union between the admiration of beauty and the love of virtue : " Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery...too shall adore : I could not love thee, dear, so much, Lov'd I not honor more." The effects of beauty in the age of chivalry is well known. \\ oman...
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The Bachelor's Wife: A Selection of Curious and Interesting Extracts, with ...

John Galt - Electronic book - 1824 - 444 pages
...nothing more worthy of his best music than the following pretty little song by Lovelace." TO LUCASTA. " Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast, and quiet mind, To war and arras I fly. True ; a new mistress now I chase, The first foe in the field ; And, with a stronger faith,...
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