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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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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - American literature - 1852 - 558 pages
...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...is such As you, too, shall adore : I could not love thco, dear, so much, Loved I not honor more. ON LELY'S PORTRAIT OF CHARLES THE FIRST. See what an humble...
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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...chaste breast and quiet mind To war and arms I fly. ON LELY'S PORTRAIT OF CHARLES THE FIRST. See what an humble bravery doth shine, And grief triumphant...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices, and ...

Thomas Campbell - English poetry - 1853 - 749 pages
...return to thee, Ev'n sated with variety. TO LUCASTA.-GOIG TO THE WARS. TELL me not, sweet, I аш unkind, That from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast,...love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more. TO SIR PETER LELY, O DIS PICTURE OF CHARLES I. SEE ! what an humble bravery doth shine And grief...
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Cyclopdia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productins of ...

Robert Chambers - Authors, English - 1853
...the sun 'в in early ray ; But shake your head, and scatter day t To Leosla, on going to the Wan. 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 Priton. When love with unconfined wings Hovers within...
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Recollections of a Literary Life, Or, Books, Places, and People, Volume 2

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1853
...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 LBLY'S PORTRAIT OF CHABLES THE FIRST. See what an humble bravery doth shine, And grief triumphant...
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Liber Fluviorum: Or River Scenery of France

Leitch Ritchie - France - 1853 - 336 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...love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more !" Agnes Sorel is described by the chroniclers of the time as " la plus belle des belles" — the loveliest...
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Rob of the Bowl: A Legend of St. Inigoe's

John Pendleton Kennedy - Maryland - 1854 - 432 pages
...gallants there, and I confess a favor for it because it has a stirring relish. It runs thus : • ' Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind. That from the nunnery...too shall adore : I could not love thee, dear, so much. Loved I not honor more.' " " Well done ! Well touched lute— well trolled ditty ! Brave song...
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Beautiful poetry, selected by the ed. of The Critic, Volume 2

Beautiful poetry - 1854
...and loved, and fought in the 1 7th century. TELL me not, sweet, I am unkind — That from the memory Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind To war and arms...horse, a shield : Yet this inconstancy is such, As thou, too, shall adore — I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more. JUPITER....
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Pilgrimages to English Shrines

Mrs. S. C. Hall - England - 1854 - 588 pages
...That from the nunnerie Of thy chaste breast and quiet minde, To warre and arms I II ic. Trne, anew mistress now I chase, The first foe in the field ;...this inconstancy is such As you, too, shall adore ; / could not love thee, deare, so mwik, Lov'd I not honour more.' In 1646 he formed a regimeut for...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1854
..." True, a new mistresse now I chase, The first foe in the field; And with a stronger faith imbrace A sword, a horse, a shield. " Yet this inconstancy...such, As you too shall adore ; I could not love thee, deare, so much, Loved I not honour more." To the honour of Kent be it remembered that Lovelace was...
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