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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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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critcal Notices and An ...

Authors, English - 1855 - 749 pages
...beauties crown'd I laden will return to thee, Ev'n sated with variety. TO LCCASTA.— GOING TO THE WAKS. TELL me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery...is such As you too shall adore ; I could not love thcc, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more. TO SIB PETEK LELY, ON ШЗ PICTURE OP CHARLES I. SEE...
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Recollections of a Literary Life

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1855 - 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,...
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The Coming General Election: Hints to Electors in Regard to ..., Volume 9

Society for the Liberation of Religion from State Patronage and Control - Established churches - 1856 - 8 pages
...correspondent, JW, are by the cavalier-poet Colonel Richard Lovelace, and are really thus, — Bat this inconstancy is such, As you too shall adore ;...love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more. The whole poem is quoted by Miss Mitford, in her Reminiscences. The poems of Colonel Lovelace, who...
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Willis's Current Notes: A Series of Articles on Antiquities, Biography ...

George Willis - 1856
...your correspondent, JW, are by the cavalier-poet Colonel Richard Lovelace, ami are really thus,— But this inconstancy is such, As you too shall adore ;...love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more. The whole poem is quoted by Miss Mitford, in her Reminiscences. The poems of Colonel Lovelace, who...
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Songs of England. The book of English songs, ed. by C. Mackay

Charles Mackay - 1857 - 319 pages
...been judiciously omitted by the musical TELL ME NOT, SWEET. By EicaiEB LOVELACE, born 1618, died 1853. TELL me not, sweet, I am unkind, — That from the...love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more. THE RESOLVE. ALEXANDEE BEOJIE, born 1620, dicd 1663. TELL me not of a face that's fair, Nor lip and...
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Recollections of a Literary Life, Or, Books, Places, and People, Volume 2

Mary Russell Mitford - American literature - 1857
...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 LELY'S PORTRAIT OP CHARLES THE FIRST. See what an humble bravery doth shine, And grief triumphant...
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Hansford: A Tale of Bacon's Rebellion

St. George Tucker - Bacon's Rebellion, 1676 - 1857 - 356 pages
...atoned for all the vanity and foppishness of their unhappy author. " Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, If from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind,...foe in the field, And with a stronger faith embrace The sword, the horse, the shield. "Yet, this inconstancy is such As yon too shall adore ; I had not...
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Memoirs of the Loves of the Poets: Biographical Sketches of Women Celebrated ...

Mrs. Jameson (Anna) - Women in literature - 1857 - 517 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...chaste breast and quiet mind To war and arms I fly. And with a stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such As you too...
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Lectures on the British Poets, Volume 1

Henry Reed - English poetry - 1857 - 408 pages
...wars, and reconciles, with equal truth and grace of feeling, the soldier's and the lover's duty : — " Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That, from the nunnery...thy chaste breast and quiet mind, To war and arms 1 fly. *' 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 - 1858
...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, l.ov ,1 I not honour more. TO ALTHEA, FROM PRISON. When love with unconfined wings Hovers within...
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