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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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Summer excursions in ... Kent, along the banks of the rivers Thames and Medway

Kent (England) - 1847 - 306 pages
...joining the army, he wrote that beautiful song to his mistress, which has been so often quoted, — ' Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That, from the nunnery...arms I fly. ' True, a new mistress now I chase, The flrst foe in the field ; And with a stronger faith embrace i A sword, a horse, a shield. ' Yet this...
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The Churchman's companion

1880
...received as above. to THE PABT CxXIV.] THIRD SERIES. [ApBit, 1880. FOR HONOUR'S SAKE. CHAPTER X. " And this inconstancy is such As you too shall adore ;...love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more." CHBISTINA arrived in Curzon Street the next morning punctually at the hour appointed. She looked forward...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1849
...Like the sun's in early ray ; But shake your head, and scatter day I To Lufasta, on going to the Wan. ike bonfires on you by the tapers. Something might...and draws up just admiren. I could urge something lore thee, dear, so mach, Lov'd I not honour more. To Aluica,from Pram. When 1оте with unconfined...
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Sabrinae Corolla in Hortulis Regiae Scholae Salopiensis

Benjamin Hall Kennedy - Classical languages - 1850 - 328 pages
...from the nunnerie Of thy chaste breast and quiet minde To war and arms I flie. True, a new mistresse now I chase, The first foe in the field ; And with...such As you too shall adore : I could not love thee, deare, so much, Loved I not honoure more. LOVELACE. The Pimpernel. See'st thou yon pimpernel ? An hour...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1850
...Like the sun's in early ray ; But shake your head, and scatter day 1 To Lucasta, on going to the Wart, wo exercise, like twins of honour, Our arms again,...and feel our fiery horses Like proud seas under us, anus 1 By. True, a new mistress now I chase, The first foe in the field ; And with a stronger faith...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...following addresses, both of which are certainly very beautiful : — TO LUCASTA, ON 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. TO ALTHEA, FROM PRISON. When love with unconfined wings Hovers within...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...following addresses, both of which are certainly very beautiful : — TO LUCASTA, ON 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. TO ALTHEA, FROM...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1852 - 558 pages
...my soul am free, Angels alone that soar above Enjoy such liberty. TO LUCASTA, ON GOING TO THE WARS. Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery...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, Yet...
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The Railway Anecdote Book: A Collection of the Best and Newest Anecdotes and ...

Anecdotes - 1850 - 192 pages
...joining the iirmy, he wrote that beautiful song to his mistress, which has been so often quoted : — Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That, from the nunnery...is such As you too shall adore ; I could not love liiec, dear ! so much, Loved I not honour more. " The rest of his life was a series of the most cruel...
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Hausschatz englischer Poesie: Auswahl aus den Werken der bedeutendsten ...

Oskar Ludwig Bernhard Wolff - English poetry - 1852 - 399 pages
...the nunnerie Of thy chaste breast, and quiet minde To warre and arms I flie. True : a new mistresse now I chase, The first foe in the field : And with...such, As you too shall adore ; I could not love thee, deare, so much, Lov'd I not honour more. The Scrutiny. Why should you sweare I am forsworn? Since thine...
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